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The U.S. Supreme Court is expected this week to decide whether to take up challenges by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to rulings that have bolstered thousands of Florida lawsuits against cigarette makers.
Jun 4, 2014 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jun 4, 2014 19:41
President Obama signed a part of the Highway Transportation Bill . . . So Alexander and other owners across the country found a loophole with the help of lawyers, changing the store fronts from retail locations to Private Member Only Clubs.
Sep 14, 2012 KNDO-TV (Yakima, WA)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:40
Tobacco plaintiffs told the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday that a Florida federal court improperly dumped more than 500 Engle progeny suits mistakenly filed as personal injury suits naming deceased former smokers as plaintiffs without allowing them to be a
Apr 24, 2013 Law360
added Apr 29, 2013 18:38
A Florida appeals court has upheld a $37 million judgment against Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny case brought by a smoker who claimed cigarettes caused her emphysema, saying a trial judge properly refused to overturn a jury's verdict against t
Jun 28, 2012 Law360
added Jul 3, 2012 01:44
Philip Morris USA, Inc. (PM USA) appeals the final judgment, awarding appellee, Lucinda Naugle, $36,760,500 . . . PM USA raises five issues on appeal. We reject each of appellant's contentions of error and affirm the judgment in its entirety.
Jun 22, 2012 Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jul 3, 2012 01:58
Plaintiffs are winning about two-thirds of the Florida cases, said Ed Sweda, a senior attorney for PHAI, a health advocacy group at Northeastern University's law school. He said Big Tobacco lawyers now may try to craft a global settlement with the rough
Jun 10, 2014 Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jun 11, 2014 21:28
against R.J. Reynolds for a smoker's widow and added to the dispute currently at the Florida Supreme Court on how to apply the state's 12-year statute of repose to fraud claims in Engle progeny cases. Florida's First District Court of Appeal affirmed a $
Jan 6, 2014 Law360
added Jan 8, 2014 10:11
In 2013, Gloria Bowden of Clay County filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her late husband against tobacco companies Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. On March 26, a jury in the 4th Judicial Circuit ruled in her favor, reaching a $5 million v
Apr 16, 2014 Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Apr 16, 2014 21:34
Leaves door open for additional lawsuits in Florida
Nov 26, 2012 CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 27, 2012 06:54
An 84-year-old widow who founded Love’s Flower Shop in downtown West Palm Beach this week failed to persuade a jury that tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds was responsible for the 1993 lung cancer death of her husband.
Sep 20, 2012 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 20, 2012 17:47