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[Florida] Longtime smoker Rizzuto wins $12.5M verdict in cigarettes trial

A jury of six people found that two cigarette companies were largely responsible for John Rizzuto's lung disease and awarded him more than $12 million late Friday. The jury in Hernando County decided that Philip Morris USA and Liggett Group owes Rizzuto
Baynews 9 (Tampa, FL)
added Aug 24, 2013 11:14
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale woman's big money verdict against tobacco company tossed out

A state appellate court ruled Wednesday that a new jury should decide how much in damages to award a Fort Lauderdale woman who had won a whopping $300 million verdict against tobacco giant Philip Morris.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 12, 2012 21:57
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[Malaysia] Cigarette price discount ban in the works

Malaysia is preparing to approve a policy that will ban price discounts on cigarettes . . . Philip Morris, which makes Marlboro and L&M cigarettes, does not have a problem with the Health Ministry's proposed plan, as tobacco players have been informed of
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:50
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say
Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Asks Full 11th Circ. Panel To Mull Preemption

An en banc panel of the Eleventh Circuit should review the appeals court's recent finding that federal law preempts tort liability claims over cigarette smoking because Congress did not seek to ban the sale of cigarettes...Earl Graham, who had sued Reyno
Law360
added May 2, 2015 15:43
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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Gets $340K Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The jury ruled that Merle Zamboni’s husband, Robert Edward Hoover, was addicted to cigarettes, which was a legal cause of his fatal lung cancer, putting Hoover in the so-called Engle progeny of smokers. Hoover was 60 percent liable for his death, but Phi
Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 19:50
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of February 9

J.Stern-McKeever Jonathan Stern, representing Philip Morris, tells jurors in opening statements that Theodore McKeever, the smoker at the center of Vickie McKeever's Engle progeny suit, lied to his wife regarding his attempts to quit smoking... McManni
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:10
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[Florida] NAUGLE v PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC. (PDF)

the foreperson asked to speak with the judge about something “wrong” that occurred during the trial. The plaintiff seeks to pervert the purpose of the rule to prevent any inquiry into potential misconduct...The petition for writ of certiorari is denied
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 20, 2014 13:11
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[Florida] $36M Total Verdict, Largest CVN-Covered Engle Award So Far in '17, Smacks Tobacco Cos. in Lung Cancer Trial

verdicts totaling $36 million to the family of a smoker who died from lung cancer they claim was caused by a sweeping conspiracy to hide the dangers of cigarettes. Wallace v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA052862. The award includes $12 million in compensatory da
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:51
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Florida appeals court won’t toss $12.5 million verdict over closing remarks

Florida appeals court has affirmed a $12.5 million verdict favoring a smoker with heart disease after concluding that his counsel’s closing remarks were not so prejudicial that defendant Philip Morris USA Inc. was denied a fair trial.
Reuters
added May 19, 2015 19:33
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