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Stefanny Sommers, on behalf of the Estate of Bert Sommers, claims that defendnat tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering Bert Sommers' addiction to cigarettes, which caused Bert's smoking-related disease.
Mar 20, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 22, 2017 01:03
Jurors found that Malcolm Fox, 82, was addicted to R.J. Reynolds’ cigarettes containing nicotine. His addiction caused his coronary artery disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Lawyers representing his widow, Blanche Fox, successfully argued
Feb 28, 2017 KTRE_TV (Lufkin, TX)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:14
[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. CYNTHIA ROBINSON: An appeal from the Circuit Court for Escambia County. (PDF)
Where, as here, a litigant repeatedly ignores court rulings and exhibits flagrant disregard for the bounds of proper argument, it is not enough to simply sustain objections and offer flaccid admonishments such as “move along” or “finish up.” The trial
Feb 24, 2017 Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 27, 2017 17:13
[Florida] Jury Slaps RJR With $6.4M Verdict, but $0 Punitives, in Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Emphysema
awarded $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema, but handed down a $0 punitive verdict Thursday, one day after finding R.J. Reynolds potentially liable for punitives for its role in the smoker's death. Prentice v. R.J. Reynold
Sep 30, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
a Florida appellate panel on Aug. 31 reinstated $5 million in punitive damages to the family of a woman who died from lung cancer caused by smoking cigarettes (Philip Morris USA Inc., et al. v. Sharon Putney, Nos. 4D10-3606, 4D10-5244, Fla....
Sep 2, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 2, 2016 22:14
Closed shops, empty shelves and higher prices. That's the current forecast of Indiana's vaping industry, which claims recent legislation has basically vaporized the e-liquid cigarette market throughout the state. Signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence in Ap
Jul 26, 2016 The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Jul 26, 2016 17:19
A three-judge panel ruled in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. and ordered a new trial in the Palm Beach County case filed by Kathleen Gafney, the widow of smoker Frank Gafney.
Mar 24, 2016 WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:11
For the second week in a row, Florida Supreme Court justices have ruled against the tobacco industry's attempts to fend off costly lawsuits about illnesses and deaths linked to smoking. Justices, in a 5-2 ruling Thursday, rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco C
Mar 24, 2016 WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 25, 2016 03:45
awarded $350,000 to the widow of an alcohol abuse counselor who developed cancer after 40 years of smoking, but rejected the case's wrongful death claim and cleared cigarette maker Philip Morris of the lion’s share of liability. McCall v. Philip Morris,
Mar 2, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2016 11:53
In this Engle tobacco litigation proceeding, Bernice McCall claims defendant Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which caused the lung cancer and death of Martin McCall.
Feb 18, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 18, 2016 15:42