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Two Florida law firms said a state court should hear their claims accusing Lieff Cabraser...of flouting a fee-sharing agreement over a $100 million settlement that ended hundreds of Engle progeny cases, urging a federal judge Wednesday to remand the case.
Sep 24, 2015 Law360
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the teen smoking rate in Florida has hit a historic low. The only problem? The most recent declines in teen cigarette use are thanks to teen e-cigarette use. In fact, Florida teens' thirst for that sweet, sweet nicotine-laced e-juice has jumped substantia
Sep 23, 2015 Miami (FL) New Times
added Sep 23, 2015 16:12
Three prominent South Florida lawyers have left their respective firms to found a new civil trial law firm, Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum, LLP...Over $32 million in tobacco verdicts, including the 8th largest product liability verdict in Florida in 2013, $10
Sep 23, 2015 Business Wire
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told jurors in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that tobacco companies hooked Sal Marchese on cigarettes around age 13 and made a regular smoker out of him by age 16. "This was not an accident," Oliver said. "The world didn't get this way just because everybody
Sep 21, 2015 Law360
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"It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going"...highlights the fight against tobacco...we’re thrilled that it features the work of Magi Linscott, our 2014 National Youth Advocate of the Year. First in her home state of Florida and then nationa
Sep 16, 2015 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:45
Attorneys for the family of a decorated U.S. Air Force sergeant who died of cancer in 1996 urged a Florida state jury on Thursday to hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with a $14.7 million compensatory verdict for his death, plus punitive damages.
Sep 10, 2015 Law360
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finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. hid the dangers of smoking and should pay punitive damages. The jury's decision in St. Petersburg, Florida, found Philip Morris 37 percent responsible for Douglas Duignan's lung cancer and
Sep 10, 2015 Law360
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attorney for the family of a smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Wednesday to slam R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a $20 million compensatory verdict, saying the companies hid the risks of smoking that killed a...
Sep 9, 2015 Law360
added Sep 9, 2015 23:19
A Florida jury said plaintiff Mary Cooper was 50 percent responsible for her own illnesses while R.J. Reynolds bears 40 percent of the blame, and Philip Morris bears 10 percent.
Sep 8, 2015 Law360
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awarded a Florida widower $750,000 for the death of his wife, after finding that her four decades of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes, but not the company’s marketing tactics, caused her fatal lung cancer. Lewis v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-30058-CIC.
Sep 1, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
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