Scheckner, Jesse. “They Took On The Tobacco Industry And Won” The Miami Herald 18 Dec. 2016. 4NE. Print.
Miami Beach lawyers Robert Grover and Marvin Weinstein of Grover & Weinstein, P.A. celebrated 53 years of practice including landmark victories against Big Tobacco from which they were awarded $55 million in verdicts in five smoker cases.Read More…
Winter, Greg. “Jury Awards $5.5 Million In A Secondhand Smoke Case” The New York Times 20 Jun. 2002. Print.
Tobacco companies experienced their first loss in a secondhand smoke case when a flight attendant who does not smoke was awarded $5.5 million in compensatory damages by a Miami jury for chronic sinus problems stemming from her years in smoke filled airplane cabins.
Zemel, Douglas E. “Flight Attendant Awarded $5.5 Million For Exposure To Secondhand Smoke” Lawyers Weekly USA 8 Jul. 2002: 20. Print.
In the French v Philip Morris, et al. a Miami jury awarded $5.5 million to a flight attendant with chronic sinusitis who inhaled secondhand smoke during the first 14 years of her career. This verdict marked the first time that a U.S. jury ruled against Big Tobacco in a secondhand smoke case.
Lebowitz, Larry. “$5 million victory for flight attendant Jury: Secondhand smoke made her ill” The Miami Herald 19 Jun. 2002. Front Page. Print.
A Miami-Dade County jury ordered four major cigarette companies to pay $5.5 million to a veteran TWA flight attendant for sinus problems stemming from secondhand smoke
“Jury Awards Parents $1 Million in Death of Infant” Sarasota Herald 6 Aug. 1988: 8AC. Print.
The jury awarded $1 million to the parents of a newborn that died when she went into respiratory and cardiac arrest as a result of her doctor treating her healthy lung due to a mislabeled x-ray.
Ducassi, Jay. “Mom of boy who drowned at motel awarded $1 million by Miami jury” The Miami Herald 13 Jun. 1985. 3C. Print.
A six-year old boy drowned when he fell into the deep end of a motel pool that did not have lifesaving equipment. A Miami jury awarded his mother $1 million.
“Jury Awards $1.5 Million” The Key West Citizen 3 Nov. 1983: Vol. CIII No. 352.
After 17 days at trial, $1.5 million were awarded to the victim who was seriously injured when his vehicle was struck by a driver working for Marathon Garage Service, Inc.
Stingley, Jim. “Girl, 7, given $12 million in death of parents” The Miami News 9 Jun. 1983: Print.
A 7-year old girl was awarded $12 million in Dade Circuit Court resulting from the crash of Pan Am Flight 759 that killed both her parents.
Beacham, Frank. “$2.3 Million Awarded for Blowout” The Miami Herald 9 Apr. 1975. 2-B. Print.
A teacher and her son were awarded $2.3 million by a federal jury when a Sears Allstate Radial tire blew out on their car while on vacation leading to a fatal accident that killed the woman’s husband.