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A Florida appeals court on Friday reversed part of a ruling in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny case, finding that a smoker is not necessarily excluded from a class because he died outside of Florida.
Aug 31, 2012 Law360
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Sep 24, 2012 Palm Beach (FL) Post blogs
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $2 Million Verdict Against Big Tobacco; Jury Finds Companies Responsible for Woman's Cancer Death
"This was an important case to the Cohen family, to plaintiffs and to those smokers who have been mercilessly hooked to the addictive powers of nicotine -- which the cigarette companies early on denied existed, only to watch as millions of people couldn'
May 3, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 3, 2013 23:30
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a $20 million judgment they say shows their due process rights are being trampled in Engle progeny cases — but only if the Florida high court rules against them i
Sep 14, 2012 Law360
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[item undated] The jury awarded the $145 billion in punitive damages despite attempts by the cigarette companies' lawyers and top executives to convince the jury that the tobacco companies had changed their ways and were now responsible corporate citizens
Sep 2, 2012 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 2, 2012 18:20
Four tobacco companies must pay $75.35 million in damages to the widow of a Lauderhill smoker who died from bladder cancer and heart disease
Jun 1, 2012 (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jun 1, 2012 03:33
Clay's attorney, John S. Mills of The Mills Firm, said Monday that the tobacco industry has tried in the individual Engle cases to "create a new false controversy of doubt by suggesting that the [Engle] jury only concluded that a few unspecified brands o
Nov 26, 2012 Law360
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A 75-year-old Boca Raton widow won $3.8 million late Friday from a Palm Beach County jury that agreed two tobacco giants were responsible for the death of her husband. The jury deliberated about six hours before announcing that it had found Lorillard To
Sep 21, 2013 Palm Beach (FL) Post
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Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the sale of e-cigarettes was an offence under the Poisons Act 1952 and the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations 1984. He said those found guilty of selling and distributing the product and liquid nico
Jan 21, 2013 MySinchew.com (my)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:13
[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court hearing argument in 1st tobacco case since justices voided class-action
The Florida Supreme Court is hearing the first of thousands of individual smoking cases filed since the justices voided a $145 billion class-action verdict against tobacco companies six years ago.
Sep 6, 2012 AP - Associated Press
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