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Despite the adverse ruling, Byrd and co-counsel Martin Quinones, from the firm’s San Francisco office, eked out a $100,000 jury verdict. In the punitive …[otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-2]
In the end, Kenneth Kerrivan helped bring Big Tobacco to the settlement table. On Wednesday, R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and Lorillard announced a $100 million settlement to end all future litigation in federal court in the so-called Engle Progeny cases.
The subject of a Scene cover story three weeks ago, Kerrivan was the plaintiff represented by local counsel from the firm Lieff Cabraser in a suit against cigarette-makers.