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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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Philip Morris to Introduce Lower-Risk Cigarettes by 2017

is developing three products that would be sold under existing brands such as Marlboro, and the most advanced is a cigarette that heats tobacco rather than burning it
Bloomberg News
added Jun 22, 2012 12:31
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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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[Florida, New York] Philip Morris, RJR Say Settlement Bars Fla. Widow's Case ($$)

told a Florida appeals court Tuesday that it should reverse a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow, saying a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications ... barred her claims against them..."agreed not to sue any other
Law360
added Jun 10, 2015 14:55
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[Florida] Court Upholds $5M Award To Sick Smoker

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday upheld a verdict that calls for Philip Morris USA to pay $5 million to a man who suffers heart disease caused by smoking --- but it shielded the cigarette maker from potentially paying punitive damages.
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added May 7, 2015 14:52
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[Florida] Fla. Judge Keeps Philip Morris Suit On Jury Track ($$)

Philip Morris, a subsidiary of Altria Group Inc., brought its motions for directed verdict on the grounds that Vila failed to prove his case on fraud and concealment claims, on his punitive damages claim, on Vila's class membership status and on the comp
Law360
added Jan 20, 2015 23:35
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[Florida] Philip Morris USA to Seek Further Review in the Douglas Case

“We believe that the court ruled incorrectly in allowing individual plaintiffs to use the general findings from the prior Engle case to prove their strict liability and negligence claims without showing that any wrongful conduct actually caused their inj
Altria Group, Inc.
added Mar 18, 2013 13:02
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Philip Morris Plans $18 Billion Buyback Over Three Years

Bloomberg News
added Jun 17, 2012 12:58
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