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a 2012 federal Engle progeny trial, the judge held back juror Shirley Larramore after dismissing the rest of the panel for the day. The defendants had discovered that Larramore was listed as a plaintiff in another Engle lawsuit involving the same plainti
Oct 27, 2017 Law360
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that his lung cancer and death were the result of his addiction (Phyllis Jones v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Aug 24, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Aug 24, 2017 20:10
Pointing to "intentional" wrongdoing in the past by the tobacco industry, a state appeals court Wednesday ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award in a case involving a man who had to undergo two double-lung transplants.
Apr 13, 2017 WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:24
plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company's concealment of smoking's risks led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Feb 20, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:24
A Florida appellate court this week cut a pair of Engle awards against the country’s two biggest tobacco companies, after concluding the trial judge in each case erred in not reducing their compensatory damages.
Jan 6, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 7, 2017 02:31
found a trial court erred in denying Philip Morris USA Inc.’s motion to dismiss the law firm representing her because one of her attorneys previously represented Philip Morris in similar lawsuits, which prevents him from being the plaintiff’s attorney und
Dec 8, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:07
recently argued before the Florida Supreme Court that in Florida courts, the liability and negligence claims of smokers are preempted by federal law. Katsas was arguing for tobacco company R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit filed by Phil Marotta whose father all
Nov 20, 2016 Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:31
[Florida] $55M in punitive damages award against four tobacco companies overturned due to attorney misconduct
The Florida Court of Appeal for the Fourth District issued a new opinion overturning a nearly $55 million punitive damages award against four tobacco companies and ordering a new trial based primarily on its finding that the cumulative effect of plaintif
Sep 27, 2016 Wolters Kluwer
added Sep 30, 2016 12:54
Jurors sided with the widow of a longtime Florida smoker who died of lung cancer, awarding her $5 million in compensatory damages and rejecting claims by the tobacco company that the lawsuit was time-barred. Mathis v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-47118.
Aug 16, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:23
not responsible for the death of a woman whose husband and daughter claimed that she died from smoking cigarettes made by both companies (Leisa Mooney, et al. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., No. 2011-CA-40815, Fla. Cir., 11th Jud. Cir., Dade Co.).
Jun 22, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Jun 23, 2016 21:40