//Wrongful Death

Florida jury awards $5.3 million in lawsuit against tobacco giant, Phillip Morris

Tobacco giant Philip Morris should pay a suburban Boynton Beach man at least $5.3 million for hiding the dangers of low-tar cigarettes that caused his wife’s 2014 death from lung cancer at age 56, a Palm Beach County jury agreed this week. Brenda Gentile, who started smoking in high school, believed that the cigarettes the [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Verdicts & Settlements, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Olympus hit with $6.6 million verdict in superbug outbreak case

A jury ordered the giant medical scope maker Olympus Corp. to pay a Seattle hospital $6.6 million in damages tied to a deadly superbug outbreak — and told the hospital to pay $1 million to a deceased patient’s family. But jurors on Monday also handed the Tokyo-based manufacturer a key win, rejecting claims that its flagship duodenoscope [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Textron Bad Boy ATVs recalled after rollover death lawsuit filed in Georgia

Textron Specialized Vehicles and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the ATV recall on January 11. The recall involves about 1,100 of the Bad Boy XTO and Bone Collector XTO battery-powered off-road vehicles, which are also known as “Bad Boy Buggies” or all-terrain vehicles (ATV). The lack of seat belts is a serious safety [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Personal Injury, Recalls, Wrongful Death|0 Comments