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 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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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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Brannock & Humphries Wins $14.5 Million Appeal In Engle Progeny Tobacco Case

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. For over 30 years, Carmenza Merino smoked cigarettes produced by Philip Morris. Ms ...
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