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[Florida] Tobacco Case Lesson: Use Closing Arguments Cautiously

A trial lawyer and his boss did something surprising: They saved a $5 million jury award by admitting error to judges. A loss would have been a significant upset for the plaintiffs' side of tobacco litigation and a signal victory for defense forces.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added May 11, 2015 14:41
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[Florida] ZAMBONI v R.J. REYNOLDS and PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC.: JURY'S VERDICT REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL CLAIMS (PDF)

We the jury find that e plaintiff has proved that it is more likely than not that Mr. Hoover's addiction was a gal cause of Mr. Hoover's lung cancer:...We the jury fmd that the plaintiff has proved that it is more likely than not that smoking cigarettes
Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 20:03
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[Czech Republic] Czech president says smoking is fine after 27 years old

while visiting the Philip Morris cigarette plant in the city of Kutná Hora, around 45 miles east of Prague. The Czech president reportedly told employees at the factory, which is the biggest in the country: “I myself only started smoking when I was 27 ye
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:37
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[Illinois] Circuit judge hears arguments on reinstating $10 billion verdict against Philip Morris

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth heard arguments Tuesday by attorney Stephen Tillery on why Ruth should reinstate a $10.1 billion verdict against Philip Morris over deceptive advertising of “light” cigarettes
St. Louis (MO) Business Journal
added Aug 24, 2012 01:35
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[Florida] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear tobacco companies' appeal on smoker lawsuit ruling

As a result, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA face a combined $825,000 in judgments to Earl Graham, husband of the late Faye Graham. The manufacturers submitted their petition for writ of certiorari Sept. 15. Reynolds declined to comment
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 10, 2018 06:04
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[Florida] Tobacco manufacturers appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on Engle progeny lawsuits

The manufacturers say in their 432-page petition that they are asking for clarity on whether previous court rulings should be allowed as evidence, as well as whether their due process has been compromised. “While the class put on evidence of myriad purp
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 30, 2017 16:44
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[Tennessee] In a Florida courtroom, Nashville attorneys are fighting in the last great tobacco war | Cover Story

he's facing adversaries with virtually unlimited resources ...What the defendants don't want in Kerrivan is for Byrd, in full-on preacher mode, to characterize them the way he did the month before... "They have killed grandmothers and grandfathers," Byrd
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 5, 2015 11:16
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Announces That Jurors Hold Philip Morris USA Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

returned a verdict of $27,010,000.14 ... “The addition of 14 cents is just as meaningful as the $20 million before it,” stated Mr. Byrd. “The jury understood our society should protect 14 year olds, not target them for profits as the cigarette industry do
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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[Florida] Cooper v. RJ Reynolds

Outcome Hung Jury - Mistrial / defendant tobacco companies, including R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris, and Liggett, argue that Cooper's larynx cancer did not "manifest" itself prior to the cut-off date to fall within Engle.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 18:13
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco lobbying derails MEP vote

Intense tobacco lobbying in Brussels may have derailed a key vote among Euro-deputies to restrict the sale and distribution of the product. Deputies were set to vote on a tobacco products directive this week in a wider effort to reduce the number of toba
EUobserver.com
added Sep 9, 2013 06:39
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