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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
Appeals noted that Calloway's lawyer "pushed the envelope" with his "argumentative" opening statement and "attack on defense witnesses. " The lawyer's comments "injected potential error at every turn, and nearly caused us to reverse the judgment."
Jan 8, 2016 Courthouse News
added Jan 8, 2016 21:52
the city clerk on Thursday verified the Keep Casper Smoke Free group gathered enough valid signatures to demand a referendum on the 2013 ordinance that relaxed some of the rules of the 2012 ordinance banning smoking in buildings. In the next few weeks, co
Sep 4, 2015 KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added Sep 5, 2015 18:08
With teacher shortages and exploding class sizes headlining back-to-school media coverage, it was only a matter of time before lawmakers took aim at the one sacrosanct pot of money left in Oklahoma: the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
Aug 20, 2015 Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Aug 21, 2015 10:07
A Weston woman who developed oral cancer after smoking for more than 30 years obtained a $14.5 million verdict—including $8 million in compensatory damages and $6.5 million in punitives... "A monumental and historical result for a foreign-born smoker of
Jul 24, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:49
The alleged exchange, which was confirmed by Schlesinger’s law partner, illustrates ongoing animosity and justifies Perrotto’s claims that she can’t get a fair shake from Sasser, the appeals court said. The ruling means another judge will review the tria
Jul 16, 2015 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jul 16, 2015 01:17
This week's attorney: First appeared before CVN courtroom cameras in 2011. Tried 4 of his 5 CVN Engle cases in the 11th Judicial Circuit. Successfully tried the first Engle claim involving coronary disease. 2015_GUESS_WHO_ENGLE_CARD2_web
Jun 9, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 11, 2015 13:41
[Florida] Gary Paige of Gordon & Doner and Alex Alvarez of Alvarez Law Firm Obtain $46.5 Million in Compensatory and Punitive Damages against R.J. Reynolds in Big Tobacco Lawsuit
Jurors find R.J. Reynolds liable and award Thomas and Bettye Ryan $21.5 million in compensatory and $25 million in punitive damages for smoking-related COPD.
Apr 22, 2015 PR Newswire
added Apr 22, 2015 18:44