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[Florida] $3M to Family of Smoker Who Died From COPD

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA liable for $3.094 million in damages for the death of Patricia Dawn Allen, who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after decades of smoking the tobacco manufacturers' cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:07
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Experts Dispute Whether Smoker Suffered From COPD in Florida Tobacco Lawsuit

opposing counsel sparred over whether Paul Baum, the deceased smoker at the heart of an Engle progeny tobacco suit, died from smoking-related respiratory disease or a rare cartilage disorder unrelated to his smoking. Baum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:39
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Hit With $13M Verdict In Smoker Death Trial ($$)

to the children of a heavy smoker who died of lung disease, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarettes from her until she was hopelessly addicted... The case centered on the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death of smoker Virginia Wil
Law360
added Apr 22, 2016 19:59
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Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections

Vapor from electronic cigarettes may increase young people's risk of respiratory infections, whether or not it contains nicotine, a new laboratory study has found. Lung tissue samples from deceased children appeared to suffer damage when exposed to e-cig
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 8, 2015 22:16
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Fixed airways obstruction among patients with severe asthma: findings from the Singapore General Hospital-Severe Asthma Phenotype Study

Conclusion: Smoking is associated with fixed airways obstruction in patients with treatment-resistant severe asthma in Singapore. Furthermore, our results suggest that both small and large airways obstruction contribute independently to fixed airways ob
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 3, 2014 11:53
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[Florida] Jury Awards Nearly $4.5 Million Plus Potential Punitives in Engle Progeny Suit Against RJR

Jurors awarded Helen Taylor more than $4 million in damages after finding that her history of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes was fueled by a nicotine addiction that caused her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and peripheral vascular disease. Helen
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:50
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay $26.5M In Engle Case Over 'Light' Ads ($$)

denied Philip Morris' two motions for judgment as a matter of law seeking to reverse its loss at the trial, where a jury awarded roughly $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffe
Law360
added Sep 19, 2014 17:54
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E-cigarettes Not Without Risk

These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. * Contrary to other recent reports, this handful of small studies suggest that e-cigarettes may be associated with adverse lung function immedia
MedPage Today
added Sep 10, 2013 13:45
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[Florida] Jury Slaps R.J. Reynolds With $13.5M Total for Role in Smoker's Fatal Respiratory Disease

awarded $13.5 million to the family of a Florida smoker after finding R.J. Reynolds responsible for his respiratory disease-related death. Brown v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017 30003 CI. The Florida state court jury, in the state’s Eighth Circuit, issued the awa
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2018 14:44
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds At Fault For Chain Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of man who died of lung disease after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes every day since he was 10 urged a Florida jury on Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for his illness, saying tobacco companies conspired to hide cigarettes' addict
Law360
added Sep 18, 2016 13:50
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