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An 84-year-old widow who founded Love’s Flower Shop in downtown West Palm Beach this week failed to persuade a jury that tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds was responsible for the 1993 lung cancer death of her husband.
Sep 20, 2012 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 20, 2012 17:47
[Florida] Appeals court overturns tobacco settlement due to Duval judge's 'critical misunderstanding'
ruled that a Duval County judge used flawed logic in 2011 when awarding a Jacksonville family nearly $15 million ... there has to be evidence that “addiction was the legal cause” of a disease, which the 1st District Court of Appeal said was not the case w
May 20, 2013 Florida Times-Union
added May 20, 2013 09:11
[Florida] Philip Morris USA Remains Committed to Defending Engle Cases Following U.S. Supreme Court Decision
“Although we are disappointed by the decision, we will continue to challenge the constitutionality of these trials as appropriate,” added Garnick. “Even under the current rulings, we have demonstrated our ability to manage these cases over the last five
Oct 7, 2013 Business Wire
added Oct 8, 2013 04:13
President Obama signed a part of the Highway Transportation Bill . . . So Alexander and other owners across the country found a loophole with the help of lawyers, changing the store fronts from retail locations to Private Member Only Clubs.
Sep 14, 2012 KNDO-TV (Yakima, WA)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:40
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Sep 20, 2012 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 20, 2012 08:14
Such was the case with the firm's involvement in so-called Engle cases ... Cabraser had been through legal scraps with the tobacco industry before, having played a central role in the preparation of the landmark Costano class action in the 1990s. “It's
Oct 15, 2013 Law360
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What the Future Holds With no further avenues of appeal left open in Martin, Gray, Campbell, and Hall, RJR, along with Philip Morris and Liggett in Campbell, have paid these and other judgments in the combined amount of $60,442,000.109 Over time, a
Nov 1, 2012 The Florida Bar Journal
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Jul 7, 2012 Erie (PA) Times-News
added Jul 8, 2012 21:55
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. were slapped with $3.8 million in damages Friday in a lawsuit in Florida state court brought by the widow of an attorney who died of lung cancer after decades of smoking. The total verdict was for $5.8
Sep 23, 2013 Law360
added Sep 23, 2013 20:01
A Broward County tobacco smoker case was reversed in part by the Fourth District Court of Appeal because the tobacco company defendants were entitled to a reduction of damages assessed for loss on companionship.
Jun 13, 2013 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
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