Ed Zebersky

How E-Cigarettes Featured in a $42.5 Million South Florida Tobacco Verdict

“These same companies are still in business, still selling nicotine and children are still at risk,” said Stuart Ratzan, who told jurors R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris are targeting children through their involvement in e-cigarette companies. Stuart Ratzan and Stuart Weissman of the Ratzan Law Group in Miami teamed with Edward Zebersky of Zebersky & Payne in

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YOU CAN HELP: CY PRES AWARDS Access to justice organizations, like The Florida Bar Foundation, are grateful and appropriate recipients of cy pres or residual fund awards in class action suits. Regardless of the case matter, group members were in search of justice. When full restitution to all members is either impossible or infeasible, courts

Miami Jury Returns $17.5 Million Verdict Against RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris

A Miami jury returned a $17.5 million verdict, including $10 million in punitive damages, against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA in a smoker’s death. After a three-week trial before Miami-Dade Circuit Judge David Miller, jurors sided with Kenneth Gloger, who claimed the tobacco companies conspired for almost 50 years to conceal the truth about the dangers of cigarettes.