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[Florida] Fla. court won't hear Lorillard appeal

The Florida Supreme Court has chosen not to hear Lorillard Inc.'s appeal petition of a $33 million jury award in one of the larger damages associated with an Engle progeny case ruling. .. Lorillard was the lone defendant in a case filed by Dorothy Alexan
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:58
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[Florida] Hundreds of Engle lawsuits thrown out

A Florida appeals court has dismissed nearly 10 percent of the pending Engle progeny lawsuits against U.S. tobacco manufacturers, citing improper claim submissions by a law firm. The court's ruling Wednesday affects 750 Engle lawsuits filed by The Wilner
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 12, 2014 10:35
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[Florida] Hundreds Of Engle Progeny Tobacco Suits Axed At 11th Circ. ($$)

The suits — 588 personal injury cases, 160 for spouses' and children's loss of consortium, and two wrongful death claims — were filed by The Wilner Firm of Jacksonville, Florida, which cited the overwhelming logistics of representing more than 4,000 indi
Law360
added Sep 11, 2014 14:22
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Florida Court Denies Lorillard’s Entitlement to New Trial in Tobacco Litigation, Parker Waichman LLP Reports

Lorillard ... has moved for leave to file a supplemental brief on jurisdiction after the Florida Supreme Court denied the company’s entitlement to a new trial; the motion relates to a settlement over a wrongful death tobacco lawsuit.
PR Web
added Sep 11, 2014 10:30
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[Florida] BERMAN/HOKE: The $23 Billion Resentment Against America's Tobacco Industry ($$)

The monumental jury verdict in Florida shows a need for more vigilant regulation of products.
National Law Journal
added Sep 5, 2014 11:12
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Experts Dispute Whether Smoker Suffered From COPD in Florida Tobacco Lawsuit

opposing counsel sparred over whether Paul Baum, the deceased smoker at the heart of an Engle progeny tobacco suit, died from smoking-related respiratory disease or a rare cartilage disorder unrelated to his smoking. Baum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:39
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Florida appeals court denies punitive damages against Reynolds

In a second-quarter report filed in July, Reynolds listed 34 Engle progeny cases in which a jury verdict has been rendered against the company and either the compensatory and/or punitive damages have been set or are under appeal. The list provides the pe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 4, 2014 14:17
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Florida appeals court denies punitive damages against Reynolds

In a second-quarter report filed in July, Reynolds listed 34 Engle progeny cases in which a jury verdict has been rendered against the company and either the compensatory and/or punitive damages have been set or are under appeal. The list provides the pe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 4, 2014 14:17
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Florida Court Affirms $4.25M Award For Smoker's Widow ($$)

A three-judge panel of Florida's Third District Court of Appeal affirmed the jury award for Virginia Williams... also said it would not reverse the trial court's denial of Virginia Williams' claims for punitive damages on both her intentional tort claims
Law360
added Sep 3, 2014 19:32
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Lazy Botanicals Sponsors the Central Florida Vapor Expo

it is the Diamond Sponsor of the Central Florida Vapor Expo 2014 (CFLVE). This expo is the first e-cigarette, vaporizer, glass and smoking accessory convention in Central Florida. It will take place in the 4th quarter of 2014. This is a public event open
PR Newswire
added Sep 3, 2014 16:22
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