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Florida Jury Awards $1.6 Million To Plaintiff In Retrial Of Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

a woman’s lung cancer and death were caused by her addiction to cigarettes and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s failure to warn her about the dangers of smoking and awarded her husband $1.65 million (John Maloney v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 07-CA-015578, Fl
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2017 21:17
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[Florida] COPD, Not Skin Cancer, Killed Smoker, Attorney Says at Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

Attorneys debated the role smoking and decades of alleged fraud played in the death of a Florida man as trial began Monday against two tobacco industry giants. Dubinsky v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-026783. Paul Dubinsky, 70, died in 2006, 11 years after doc
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:21
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[Florida] Jury Deadlock on Addiction's Role in Fatal Cancer Leads to Mistrial in Suit Against RJR

"Based on the communications of the jury, as well as having given the Allen charge, and that they are not able to come to a decision on question 1, and that they’ve reached an impasse, I am going to declare a mistrial, and we’ll reschedule it for trial a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 3, 2016 16:43
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $14M Trial Over Hospital Worker's Fatal Cancer

not liable for the lung cancer that killed a Florida hospital worker who smoked for more than 35 years. Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds...Jurors needed less than three hours to conclude nicotine addiction was not a legal cause of Terry Rounds' lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2016 18:30
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PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF THE POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF MENTHOL VERSUS NONMENTHOL CIGARETTES (PDF)

These findings, combined with the evidence indicating that menthol’s cooling and anesthetic properties can reduce the harshness of cigarette smoke and the evidence indicating that menthol cigarettes are marketed as a smoother alternative to nonmenthol cig
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 18, 2016 05:17
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[Canada] Dependence? Addiction? A rose by any other name would still have thorns.

judge decided that the wide variation in the experience of addiction made it inappropriate to assign a one-size-fits-most 'collective recovery' for the almost 1 million addicted Quebec smokers. Nor would he agree that individuals like Ms. Létourneau shoul
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:38
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$19.5M Verdict Knocks R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Its Part in Florida Pawn Broker's Lung Cancer Death

The award includes $4.5 million in compensatory damages to the widow and daughter of Frank Graffeo and a $15 million punitive verdict imposed against R.J. Reynolds for its role in a scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes, which jurors concluded hooked
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 23, 2018 18:51
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[Canada] SECOND OPINION | New secrets from tobacco industry documents

the tobacco papers archive is still an extremely valuable source of information for public health researchers. "There is more science on nicotine, nicotine addiction and smoking behavior there than in the independent literature," Hammond said. "Because t
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:30
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[Florida] Philip Morris Not Liable For Smoker's Death, Jury Finds ($$)

not liable for a longtime smoker’s lung cancer and death, finding that the man was not addicted to Philip Morris’ cigarettes, hours after the company had argued the smoker knew the risks and never wanted to quit.
Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 19:42
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[Florida] WWII Hero's Family Awarded $6M in Trial Against RJR Over Heart and Lung Disease

handed down a $6 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds for the role jurors found the tobacco giant played in the illness a decorated World War II veteran developed after smoking cigarettes for more than a half century. Fox v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-026348
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:10
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