Last year, Brannock & Humphries provided appellate support at eight trials that made the list of the top verdicts in the United States, and another case in which Brannock & Humphries played a key role ended with one of the nation’s 100 highest settlements.
Brannock & Humphries Obtains Affirmance Of Multimillion-Dollar Jury Verdict Against Cigarette Manufacturers
Following written and oral advocacy by Brannock & Humphries, the Fifth District Court of Appeal has fully upheld, without comment, a Brevard County jury’s decision to award $36 million, including punitive damages, to three plaintiffs in a wrongful death lawsuit against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.
Brannock & Humphries partner Ceci Berman was a featured speaker at the annual credit union roundtable sponsored by Shutts & Bowen, where she presented on the Florida Property Assessed Clean Energy, or “PACE,” financing program.
Brannock & Humphries prevailed today in convincing the United States Supreme Court to decline to review a Florida state appellate decision on due process grounds, dealing a blow to the tobacco industry’s latest coordinated effort to overturn the landmark Engle class action litigation.
In its first group of opinions issued in 2019, the Second District Court of Appeal today affirmed a multimillion-dollar final judgment in favor of a Brannock & Humphries client whose husband died from his lifelong addiction to R.J. Reynolds’ cigarettes.
Following almost three weeks of trial, during which Brannock & Humphries addressed multiple difficult legal questions, a jury in Jacksonville returned a $7.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for fraudulently concealing from the American public for more than 40 years that it intentionally designed its cigarettes to be
Today, at Brannock & Humphries’ urging, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion reversing the reduction of a $1 million verdict against cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris.
Brannock & Humphries Helps Dawn Schlefstein’s Family Recover Over $41 Million From R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
After a multi-week trial, during which Brannock & Humphries provided appellate support, a Broward County jury awarded more than $41 million to the family of a deceased smoker.
Today, the Third District Court of Appeal upheld a judgment awarding $14.5 million to Carmenza Merino in an Engle progeny suit brought against cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris.