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[Florida] VIDEOS: Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

plaintiff, the personal representative of the estate of her husband Jay Morse claims defendants fraudulently concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered her husband's addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately caused her husband's lung cancer and death.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:17
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[Florida] JUDGE CARR ORDER in BERGER (PDF) [FULL FREE TEXT]

While reviewing proposals for my initial charge, I noted that plaintiff’s having been addicted “is a core issue in the case, and I'm troubled simply leaving [the jurors] uninstructed on what the law calls 'addiction.'"
Law360
added Nov 8, 2014 20:34
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[Minnesota] Freaky coaster ad targets MN youth smoking ...

The grizzled gravedigger in a prior quit-smoking ad by ClearWay Minnesota is back, this time in a freaky roller-coaster ad designed to scare kids and teens about the addictive dangers of smoking. The ad hits the airwaves today.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 12, 2012 17:10
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 8

Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds... The six-member panel ultimately rejected the contention that Owens was addicted to cigarettes and that it led to her cancer.... Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Opening statements are expected Monday morning in the retrial of this
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:58
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[Massachusetts] Experts: SJC’s tobacco ruling could pave way for suits

A first-in-the-nation Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court finding that tobacco companies cannot claim special protection under the law simply because their products are addictive could open the door to a slew of product liability suits, experts said. T
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2013 09:37
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[Florida] Addiction Caused Smoker’s Deadly COPD, Argues Plaintiff’s Attorney

Keith Mitnick tells jurors that Patricia Dawn Allen’s addiction to cigarettes was a cause of her fatal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Mitnick represents Andy Allen, who is suing tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, claiming thei
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2014 20:26
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[Florida] Physician Says Engle Progeny Suit Smoker Died Because of Nicotine Addiction

Plaintiff's addiction expert, Dr. Shannon Miller, testifies that Jay Morse was severely addicted to nicotine and that his addiction ultimately caused his smoking-related death. Morse's widow Pearl is suing R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris in this Engle p
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:17
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Engle Progeny Lawsuit as Jurors Find Against Plaintiff on Addiction and Causation Question

The six jurors answered “no” to the question of whether Betty Owens, who died after more than 40 years of smoking, was addicted to cigarettes and whether her addiction was the legal cause of her lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:55
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[Canada] BASIC BLACK:THE TOBACCO DEBACLE

How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38
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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
The Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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