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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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Harvard study confirms dangers of vaping

Harvard University scientists are calling for "urgent action" after their federally funded study confirmed dangerous, lung-destroying chemicals are commonly found in the liquids used in electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 10, 2015 02:24
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[Florida] Big Three Tobacco Companies Win in Nonagenarian's $8M Bladder Cancer, Heart Disease Suit

The six-member jury deliberated for about four hours before concluding nicotine addiction did not cause Robert Shulman’s bladder cancer, coronary artery disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:12
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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
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[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Wins Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $16M Death Trial

finding that the tobacco giant was not liable for his death. The defense verdict followed a five-day trial in Miami, during which jurors heard about the suffering that Renato Santos endured as he gradually succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
Law360
added Aug 18, 2015 13:26
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Engle Plaintiff Denied New Federal Trial Against RJ Reynolds ($$)

Lennox, a COPD sufferer who lost a jury verdict in February, had argued ... that the jury had received improper instructions relating to R.J. Reynolds' statute of limitations defense, according to her motion for a new trial filed in April.
Law360
added Jun 22, 2015 17:44
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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

We pooled data from five contemporary U.S. cohort studies including 421,378 men and 532,651 women... A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:28
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QuickStats: Ten Most Common Chronic Conditions* Among Persons Living in Residential Care Facilities — National Survey of Residential Care Facilities, United States, 2010

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 9, 2012 14:00
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