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[Florida] Terminally ill couple who met in a hospice smoking room tie the knot (after the bride took three days to accept his proposal and the groom forgot the ring)

Triple amputee Whaley said he and Rivera bonded...both rode their wheelchairs up the aisle and exchanged vows in the courtyard of the Florida hospice where they both met while being treated for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:10
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[Florida] KOLKER: The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

while the industry may be paying out hundreds of millions of dollars each year in defense costs in Engle, the Florida litigation is still self-contained. No other plaintiffs in other states have succeeded in replicating what has been done in Engle.
AmericanLawyer.com
added May 27, 2015 15:00
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Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDC

The state’s rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percen
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added May 22, 2015 22:26
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Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDC

The state’s rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percen
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added May 22, 2015 22:26
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Florida appeals court won’t toss $12.5 million verdict over closing remarks

Florida appeals court has affirmed a $12.5 million verdict favoring a smoker with heart disease after concluding that his counsel’s closing remarks were not so prejudicial that defendant Philip Morris USA Inc. was denied a fair trial.
Reuters
added May 19, 2015 19:33
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Asks Fla. Court To Flip $41M Engle Jury Award ($$)

asked a Florida appeals court Tuesday to overturn a $40.5 million judgment for a widow who blames the tobacco company for causing her husband's fatal lung cancer, arguing the "excessive" judgment is the largest damages award that has not been set aside.
Law360
added May 19, 2015 19:32
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hits Back At Engle Smoker's Bid For New Trial ($$)

objected Wednesday to an Engle progeny plaintiff’s request for a new trial, claiming she essentially asked a Florida federal judge to act as “a tenth juror” and ignore a February jury verdict that found her 100 percent responsible for her respiratory dise
Law360
added May 15, 2015 12:22
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Results: dateadded / ucsf:20150507 / collection:"rj reynolds"

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA. IN RE: ENGLE PROGENY CASES TOBACCO LITIGATION. PERTAINS TO: DALE MOYER. CASE NO. 08-026337. VOLUME ONE. DEPOSITION / CAMEL SNUS WEBSITE. PRINT VERSION / URGENT - SYMPOS
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added May 13, 2015 20:11
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Undefeated Florida Lawyer Highlights Engle Trading Card Tuesday

This week's featured attorney: Is undefeated through four verdicts. Had his first win reversed on appeal, then nearly tripled the original verdict on the case’s retrial. Carries an average jury award of more than $5 million. 2015_GUESS_WHO_ENGLE_CARD_we
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 13, 2015 14:21
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[Florida] How David Boies Became the Best Friend and Worst Enemy of Big Business

Boies himself argued before the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of cigarette companies …his daughter Caryl… died in 2010 of lung cancer at the age of 48. She had been a smoker. Asked how he squares this terrible loss with his continuing labors for tobacco
Bloomberg News
added May 13, 2015 10:04
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