Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,149 headlines found
saying in opening arguments Monday that tobacco companies' decades-long "propaganda" campaign fooled him into believing smoking wasn't dangerous. During opening arguments in Broward County, Florida, the attorney for plaintiff Thomas Ryan, Gary Paige of Go
Mar 30, 2015 Law360
added Mar 31, 2015 14:17
assigned $3 million each in punitive damages to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. The jury also provided $1.5 million to Glodine McCoy's 87-year-old widower for the pain and suffering of losing his wife in 1997.
Jul 22, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 22, 2015 19:36
Because PM USA acknowledges that I have already rejected many of its arguments, I discuss most fully PM USA’s argument that federal law impliedly preempts Mrs. Berger’s negligence and strict liability claims.
May 6, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added May 9, 2016 10:47
A new machine at Health Sciences North is lighting up to help researchers learn more about lung exposure to cigarette and marijuana smoke. Dr. Leslie Sutherland, a researcher with the hospital's Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC), is
Sep 30, 2015 Northern Life (ca)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:11
Keith Mitnick tells jurors that Patricia Dawn Allen’s addiction to cigarettes was a cause of her fatal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Mitnick represents Andy Allen, who is suing tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, claiming thei
Dec 2, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2014 20:26
said that the court has a duty to correct the award of roughly $6 million on compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffered chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a result.
Dec 2, 2014 Law360
added Dec 3, 2014 19:06
Everett Belanger successfully appealed a 2011 ruling from Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Beatrice Butchko, who dismissed Belanger’s claim that cigarettes made him sick. In finding 2-1 on behalf of Belanger this week, the Third District Court of Appeal noted t
Feb 12, 2014 Miami (FL) Herald
added Feb 12, 2014 19:57
[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $10M Punitive Verdict Boosts Award Against RJR to $13M in Fatal COPD Trial
The punitive verdict, which exceeded the $8.8 million in punitives Kelley/Uustal's Eric Rosen requested in Friday morning's closings, followed about an hour of deliberations.
Apr 22, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 23, 2016 17:43
[Florida] Smoker Who Died from Cancer Driven by Addiction, Says Doctor in Trial Against Tobacco Cos.
A pulmonologist who treated a woman who smoked up to two packs of cigarettes a day for 40 years testified he would consider such a smoker, “by definition,” addicted to nicotine, as trial over the woman's fatal cancer continued against the nation’s largest
Jul 14, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:31
Jurors Tuesday absolved R.J. Reynolds of liability for the cancer death of a Florida heavy equipment operator who smoked unfiltered cigarettes for decades. Gamble v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA-003848. Jurors needed less than an hour to conclude Donald Gambl
Mar 9, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 10, 2016 15:53