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[Florida] Fla. Justices To Mull Reinstating $8M Mesothelioma Verdict ($$)

high court will review an appeal seeking to reinstate a $8 million verdict against a cigarette company and an industrial manufacturer filed by a man who said he developed mesothelioma due to exposure from cigarette filters and gaskets the companies made 6
Law360
added Jul 14, 2017 22:22
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[Florida] Defendants Tell Court No Reason Exists To Review Asbestos Expert Ruling ($$)

Two defendants freed from an $8 million verdict after a court found expert asbestos causation testimony improperly admitted at trial have told the Florida Supreme Court that there are no grounds for reviewing the decision (Richard DeLisle v. Crane Co., et
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 13, 2017 15:57
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[Florida] Plaintiff Who Lost $8M Asbestos Verdict Wants Causation Cases Consolidated ($$)

A motion by an asbestos plaintiff seeking to consolidate her appeal of a ruling excluding expert causation testimony involving cigarette filters with a second case challenging application of the Daubert standard is inappropriate because the court previous
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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Heeding Presumption Rejected In Tobacco User’s New York Asbestos Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

refused to impose a heeding presumption in an asbestos trial in an opinion posted March 20, saying that absent evidence that a cigarette user who ignored tobacco warnings would have acted differently in the asbestos context, she would not impose such a st
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 22, 2017 02:23
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[California] Court: Causation Opinion Admissible, Punitives OK In $6.5M Asbestos Verdict ($$)

properly admitted expert testimony that every identifiable exposure to asbestos contributes to mesothelioma, a California appeals court held March 17, while also rejecting challenges involving tobacco use and an award of punitive damages (Charity Faith Ph
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 20, 2017 20:48
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LAWSUIT FILED ON BEHALF OF LOVED ONE WHO DIED OF MALIGNANT MESOTHELIOMA

According to the lawsuit, John worked as an electrician and the maintenance are three different companies, including Craver Electric Company, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Piedmont Airlines, Inc. During his employment with those three companies from
Top Class Actions
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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Maryland Judge Dismisses Negligence Suit Against Asbestos Manufacturer ($$)

on Nov. 16 granted a defense motion for summary judgment and dismissed a suit claiming that five workers were never warned that smoking cigarettes while working with asbestos can lead to lung cancer (James Harrell, et al. v. ACandS Inc., et al., No. 24X16
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:06
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[Florida] Appeals Court Scuttles Rare $8M Asbestos Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds, Crane Co.

A Florida appeals court has overturned a rare $8 million verdict in an asbestos-related mesothelioma lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co., finding that a trial court shouldn’t have allowed jurors to hear testimony from an expert whose o
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 18, 2016 00:03
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[Florida] Asbestosis Lawsuit Plaintiff Hopes for a New Day with New Trial

any hope for asbestosis compensation for the plaintiff will hinge on the outcome of a new trial ordered for defendant R. J. Reynolds. A co-defendant, Crane Co. was granted a verdict’s entry. The original asbestosis claim was filed by plaintiff Richard De
LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Nov 14, 2016 00:01
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[Florida] CRANE CO., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., and HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE CO., Appellants, v. RICHARD DELISLE and ALINE DELISLE, his wife, Appellees. (PDF)

As we are reversing for a new trial for R.J. Reynolds based on the improper admission of the expert testimony, the new trial should include the issue of damages because of the foregoing analysis. At a new trial, the court should also reconsider t
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 11, 2016 13:05
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