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A referee on Monday concluded that two attorneys who represented a group of flight attendants who had been part of a $300 million class settlement with tobacco companies violated Florida Bar rules when they worked on a suit against a medical research inst
Jan 10, 2017 Law360
added Jan 12, 2017 06:18
A Florida appellate court this week cut a pair of Engle awards against the country’s two biggest tobacco companies, after concluding the trial judge in each case erred in not reducing their compensatory damages.
Jan 6, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 7, 2017 02:31
found that a trial court erred in not reducing the compensatory award by the comparative fault the jury found in an Engle progeny suit brought by a man whose wife died from lung cancer related to her smoking (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Jan Grossman, No.
Jan 5, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Jan 6, 2017 00:59
Trump continues meetings at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, as he prepares to take over the White House from Democrat Barack Obama on Jan. 20. Below is a list of meetings for Friday, according to Trump's transition team.
Dec 30, 2016 CNBC
added Dec 30, 2016 16:51
could save thousands of jobs by stripping the [FDA] of its ability to regulate premium cigars like cigarettes. Late last week, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the incoming chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, met with President-elect Donald
Dec 20, 2016 Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:34
Vaping Advice for Parents from Public Health England / Diamond Vapor's Keith Fairman brightens up the lives of terminally ill people at Florida hospice / Former Windson Man David Goerlitz tells how he walked away from a $100,00-a-year career promoting t
Dec 21, 2016 Vapouround Magazine (uk)
added Dec 21, 2016 22:23
slapped R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris with more than $19 million in damages for the role it found the cigarette makers played in the death of a former University of Florida professor. Faricy-Pardue v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA-2010.
Dec 21, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 21, 2016 20:55
"Florida’s storied tobacco litigation shows no signs of burning down after 2016’s back-to-back Florida Supreme Court rulings expanding liability," says the report. Since the state high court lowered evidentiary requirements in tobacco lawsuits a decade
Dec 20, 2016 Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:33
Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds prevailed Friday at trial in a suit brought by the widow of a Florida smoker, after jurors found the smoker did not meet a class action suit’s requirements. Dubinsky v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-026783. The 18th Circuit Court
Dec 19, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:57
jury on Monday slammed R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $13.5 million in punitive damages over the heart and lung disease death of a popular University of Florida business professor, bringing the total awarded in the case to more t
Dec 20, 2016 Law360
added Dec 20, 2016 16:47