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[Florida] GRAHAM, Plaintiff-Appellee v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al. Defendants-Appellants: EN BANC REPLY BRIEF FOR APPELLANTS R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY AND PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. (PDF)

The questions before this Court boil down to whether there is a way to give effect to the Engle jury’s strict-liability and negligence findings that both comports with due process and avoids a preemption problem. Plaintiff does not and cannot identify one
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 11, 2016 17:46
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[Florida] Setback for Philip Morris in Two Tobacco Cases

The rulings settle a division between the state's intermediate appeals courts on how the statute of repose applies to claims by longtime smokers. Tina Russo is the plaintiff in the first case, standing in for her mother, Phyllis Frazier, who di
Courthouse News
added Apr 8, 2015 10:56
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Florida Supreme Court upholds Engle punitive damages

smokers ... would have to prove that the manufacturers made a fraudulent claim about the dangers of cigarette smoking between May 5, 1982, and May 5, 1994, and that they relied detrimentally on those fraudulent claims in continuing to smoke.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 3, 2015 22:15
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[Florida] SOWERS v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC.: JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE

IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED: Plaintiff, Mary Sowers, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charles Sowers, shall recover of Defendant, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company the sum of $2,125,000.00, plus post-judgment interest at the rate provided by 28 U.S
Law360
added Feb 13, 2015 09:12
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[Florida] Trial Opens In First Engle Case Of The Year

Attorneys for a smoker who suffered from laryngeal cancer opened his trial against Philip Morris USA...by detailing the tobacco companies' long-running scheme to cover up adverse health effects of smoking...said that his client had no idea that cigarettes
Law360
added Jan 12, 2015 14:09
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[Florida] Top 10 Civil Justice Stories of 2014

6. Philip Morris Ordered to Pay $26 Million in Tobacco Lawsuit / Why It’s Big... / What Did We Learn? The tobacco industry, despite its vast war chest, is beatable in court, especially when it comes to the deceptive marketing practices employed by the in
The Legal Examiner
added Dec 31, 2014 16:42
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Philip Morris International: New US tobacco deal

Philip Morris International Inc. announced Wednesday that it is partnering with two U.S. tobacco leaf suppliers to buy its tobacco rather than working directly with farmers.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 6, 2014 10:38
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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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[Florida] Attorneys Spar Over Cause of Contractor's Deadly Cancer, as Trial Against Philip Morris Begins

Attorneys Tuesday battled over what led a building contractor to smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years and what ultimately caused the lung cancer that killed him, as trial began in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris. Freem
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:24
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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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