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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Settle 400 Lawsuits for $100 Million - Bloomberg Business

“I hope that the victims find it to be a fair and reasonable resolution,” Rice said in a telephone interview Wednesday. The case is the first significant agreement by the tobacco industry to pay money directly to smokers and their families as part of a s
Bloomberg News
added Feb 25, 2015 18:45
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Hear Engle Due Process Claims ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a $20 million judgment they say shows their due process rights are being trampled in Engle progeny cases — but only if the Florida high court rules against them i
Law360
added Sep 19, 2012 14:31
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[Florida] Broward jury: Tobacco companies must pay $75.35 million to smoker's widow

Four tobacco companies must pay $75.35 million in damages to the widow of a Lauderhill smoker who died from bladder cancer and heart disease
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jun 1, 2012 03:33
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[Florida] Thousands of tobacco lawsuits in the pipeline

plaintiffs have died waiting for the cigarette manufacturers to pay up, thanks to an obscure statute... Twin bills ...would change that by repealing the statute that gives tobacco companies this exclusive advantage. “Plaintiffs have actually died waiting
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 1, 2017 20:03
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Atlanta Lawyers Persuade Florida Jury to Award $11M to Smoker [VIDEO]

won an $11 million verdict for a Florida smoker against cigarette maker Philip Morris. The Duval County, Florida, jury on July 31 came back with the plaintiff's verdict after a three-week trial, finding that plaintiff Elaine Jordan has suffered $7.8 mill
Daily Report
added Aug 8, 2015 14:06
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U.S. appeals court deals setback to Florida tobacco plaintiffs

11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reverses more than $800,000 in damages...court said smokers who, like Graham, were originally part of a massive class action...could not rely on findings from the class action trial to prove claims that cigarettes are d
Reuters
added Apr 9, 2015 00:38
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[Florida] Philip Morris, Liggett Lose Appeal In Engle Progeny Case

saying the trial court had not abused its discretion by limiting cross-examination of the plaintiff. In reaching its decision, the three-judge panel from the First District Court of Appeal also rejected several other arguments from the two tobacco compan
Law360
added Jul 16, 2014 15:40
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[Florida] Supreme Court Won't Hear Tobacco Cos.' Engle Challenge ($$)

Clay's attorney, John S. Mills of The Mills Firm, said Monday that the tobacco industry has tried in the individual Engle cases to "create a new false controversy of doubt by suggesting that the [Engle] jury only concluded that a few unspecified brands o
Law360
added Nov 28, 2012 16:51
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[Florida] Franklin Burr v. Philip Morris, USA, et al

Case Number: 11-10297 Filed: January 26, 2011 Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit Nature of Suit: Torts - Injury - Personal Injury- Product Liability
Justia
added Oct 2, 2012 10:32
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[Florida] Fla. jury awards $75 million to family of smoker who had 'unbreakable habit'

Examiner.com (National)
added Jun 6, 2012 04:52
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