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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Sunday School Teacher Death, Kin Say ($$)

Relatives of a former Sunday school teacher who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury to find Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds liable for his death, saying the tobacco giants conspired to hide the dangers of cigarettes from him until it was too late....
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:39
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Sunday School Teacher Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a former Sunday school teacher who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury to find Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds liable for his death, saying the tobacco giants conspired to hide the dangers of cigarettes from him until it was too late.
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22
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[Florida] RJR Owes $10M For Longtime Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a man who died of lung disease after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes every day since he was 10 urged a Florida jury Tuesday to slam R.J. Reynolds... During closing arguments, plaintiff's attorney Keith Mitnik of Morgan & Morgan told
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22
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[Florida] RJR Asks Fla. Court To Undo $20M Award In Smoking Suit ($$)

asked a Florida appeals court Tuesday to undo a $20 million jury verdict for the daughter of a lifelong smoker who died of cancer, arguing the award was out of the norm for adult children and punitive damages weren't warranted. Jeffrey Bucholtz of King &
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $3M Verdict Over USAF Vet's Death ($$)

A Florida jury on Friday awarded $3 million to the family of a U.S. Air Force veteran and former jail guard who died of lung disease, finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was liable for his sickness and death but did not deserve to pay punitive damages....
Law360
added Sep 26, 2016 23:46
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[Florida] Jury Rules Smoker Failed Class Action's Citizenship Requirements, Clearing Philip Morris in His Cancer Death

Jurors needed only an hour to conclude Robiel Chacon was not a Florida citizen and resident either when his lung cancer was diagnosed on June 3, 1994 or when it manifested, excluding him from the so-called Engle class action against the country’s tobacco
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:38
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[Florida] Family Says Philip Morris Owes $19M For Cancer Death ($$)

The widow and daughter of a chain-smoking clothing store owner who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Thursday to award them $19 million for their husband and father's death, saying Philip Morris USA Inc. hid the dangers of cigarettes from him unti
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:36
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[Florida] Widow Says Tobacco Firms Owe $7M For Husband's Death ($$)

widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $7.1 million against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds over his death, saying her late husband was a victim of a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers...
Law360
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] Sides Face Off Over Fault for Smoker's Fatal Lung Disease as Trial Starts Against RJR

Attorneys battled Thursday over responsibility for the respiratory disease that killed a Florida man who allegedly smoked up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years, as trial opened Thursday against R.J. Reynolds. Prentice v. R.J. Reynol
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:25
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E-Cigarette Use Among Florida Youth With and Without Asthma

Conclusions E-cigarette use is more common among Florida high school youth with asthma and is associated with susceptibility to cigarette smoking.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 19, 2016 14:55
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