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[Florida, North Carolina] Ruling allowing Engle evidence in future trials makes it harder for tobacco companies in smoking lawsuits

Philip Morris USA spokesman Brian May said the more than 200-page dissenting opinion “provides strong legal ground for review by the U.S. Supreme Court,” May said. “Although we disagree with the decision, it will not meaningfully change the trial struct
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Florida] Tobacco Defense Vets Take On 'Engle' Newcomer At Trial Over Smoker's Death

The vast majority of Engle trials to date have been handled by local Florida-based plaintiff attorneys, so seeing an out-of-state plaintiffs firm take an Engle case to trial is relatively rare. Representing the defendants are two litigation powerhouses t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56
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[Florida] Wrongful death case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. from the death of Margaret R. McEniry begins in Marion County, Fla.

Jury selection stops; tobacco trial delayed until September ... The lawsuit stems from the death of Margaret R. McEniry, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer in 1995.
Ocala (FL) Star-Banner
added Mar 12, 2013 14:47
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[Florida] BERGER JURY VERDICT ON PUNITIVE DAMAGES (PDF)

What is the total amount of punitive damages, if any, which you find, by a preponderance of the evidence, should be assessed against Philip Morris?... $20,760,000.14 SO SAY WE ALL, this 16th day of September, 2014,
Wolters Kluwer
added Nov 8, 2014 20:47
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[Florida] Million-Dollar Award, Plus Possible Punitives, in Tobacco Trial Over Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors Friday awarded $1 million, plus potential punitives, to a Florida widow who claimed two of the nation’s leading tobacco companies were responsible for her husband’s death following a half-century of smoking. Marchese v. Philip Morris, 2013-CV-00284
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:40
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[China, North Carolina] The Chinese Government Is Getting Rich Selling Cigarettes

China National runs more than 160 cigarette brands, manufactured in about 100 factories across the country, and uses its earnings to invest in banks, luxury hotels, a hydroelectric plant, a golf course, and even drugmakers. Most of its money goes to its o
Bloomberg News
added Feb 11, 2015 23:34
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Jury Awards $35M Damages To Florida Smoker

A former smoker from Polk County – who underwent two lung transplants – was awarded $35 million in damages. Though the jury sided with 61-year-old Richard Boatright on Wednesday, Philip Morris USA and the Liggett Group tobacco companies will probably appe
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Nov 13, 2014 15:14
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[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes...Kerrivan, a r
Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2014 21:27
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[Florida] $39M verdict against tobacco co. reversed in Fla.

A three-judge panel of the 4th District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach ruled Wednesday that a Broward County jury was unduly swayed by Cindy Naugle's poor health and the refusal of Philip Morris USA to admit past wrongdoing. The panel reversed its
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 13, 2012 08:38
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Appeals court upholds Philip Morris sanctions

But the company's history of non-compliance led the three-judge panel to agree with a lower court that there is no assumption Philip Morris will comply with the new law.
Reuters
added Jul 30, 2012 11:48
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