In the Spotlight

Our quality team of experts is regularly recognized for their success and thought leadership in the appellate world.  Here are some of our notable and newsworthy accomplishments.

Brannock & Humphries Upholds Trial Court Order Denying Workers’ Compensation Immunity, Protects Injured Worker’s Right To Sue

A hauling worker who was seriously injured when he was knocked off his semi-trailer while it was being loaded with yard trash at a transfer station in Volusia County prevailed today in convincing the Fifth District Court of Appeal to ...
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Brannock & Humphries Reinstates Jury’s Million-Dollar Verdict In Tobacco Appeal

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. At trial, the plaintiff had prevailed on all his counts, including counts ...
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Steve Brannock And Brannock & Humphries Are Recognized For Exceptional Pro Bono Service

Brevard County Legal Aid honored Steve Brannock and Brannock & Humphries for their many hours of dedicated pro bono service at Brevard’s 31st Annual Pro Bono Awards Ceremony and Recognition Gala, held in Rockledge on March 16. Steve Brannock and ...
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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. Dawn Schlefstein’s family filed suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company because of ...
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Brannock & Humphries Wins New Trial In Tobacco Row

The Fourth District Court of Appeal disapproved a misleading jury instruction today, awarding a Brannock & Humphries client a new trial in her lawsuit against tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris. The plaintiff is the surviving wife of a nicotine addict who ...
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Brannock & Humphries Reinstates $13.5 Million Verdict In Tobacco Appeal

The Third District Court of Appeal issued an opinion today upholding an order denying R.J. Reynolds a new trial on claims for fraudulent concealment and conspiracy in a non-Engle progeny tobacco lawsuit. On appeal, Brannock & Humphries successfully defended the ...
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Brannock & Humphries Protects $32.75 Million Verdict On Appeal

Describing decades-long efforts by the tobacco industry to intentionally design addictive and deadly cigarettes and to conspire to hide the dangers of smoking cigarettes from the public, the Second District Court of Appeal today upheld a $32.75 million verdict obtained ...
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