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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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Florida Jury Awards $6.4 Million To Estate In Tobacco Suit ($$)

awarded the estate of a man who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) $6.4 million after finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s role in a conspiracy among tobacco companies to hide the dangers of smoking led to the man’s disease and dea
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2016 22:26
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[Ireland] Gerald Kean says he'll continue to smoke his favourite cigars

CELEBRITY lawyer Gerald Kean insists he will continue to smoke his favourite cigars – despite being warned on Celebrity Operation Transformation to immediately give them up or they will kill him Doctors on the RTE discovered that the lawyer to the stars
Sunday World (ie)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:52
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $4.7M For Woman's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

saying the tobacco companies concealed the dangers of tobacco use until she was hopelessly addicted. Andrew Rainer of Brody Hardoon Perkins & Kesten LLP told jurors in Jacksonville, Florida, that Myra Sermons' estate deserves payment for her loss of qual
Law360
added Jul 1, 2016 16:01
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[Europe, Malta] Growing minority of non-smokers developing lung cancer – research

Smoking may be the major cause of lung cancer. However, the standard western diet of processed foods can double the risk in people who have never smoked.
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 8, 2016 17:39
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Marco Rubio’s Policies Might Shut the Door to People Like His Grandfather

Ultimately it may have been pity for Mr. Garcia’s physical condition that swayed immigration officials....suffered from a number of ailments. Medical records show he had polio, scoliosis and signs of emphysema. He kept a three-cigar-a-day habit well into
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2016 08:25
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[Florida] Attorneys Argue Whether Claim Against RJR is Time Barred, as COPD Trial Opens

Attorneys argued whether a suit against R.J. Reynolds over a Florida woman’s respiratory disease is time barred, as trial in a suit by the woman’s widower opened this week against the tobacco powerhouse. Konzelman v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019620.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:29
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[Florida] Medical Issues Force Mistrial in COPD Case Against R.J. Reynolds

Judge John Krest declared a mistrial Tuesday when Jones Day’s Kevin Boyce declared unforeseen medical issues would render him unable to continue with trial in the case, which opened on Friday. “It would create some major difficulties for the defendant n
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 3, 2016 16:45
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[Florida] Reasons Behind Nurse's Smoking Take Center Stage as Trial Against Tobacco Makers Opens

Mary Howles, 73, a nurse for more than two decades, began smoking in the 1950s and continued the habit until 1991, four years before doctors diagnosed her with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. She claims tobacco marketing a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Caused Ex-Smoker's Lung Ailment, Jury Told ($$)

During opening arguments in Miami, an attorney for Thomas Hardin said his client was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 1996. Thomas Hardin grew up in rural Alabama and began smoking at the age of 9, he said. Allan B. Kaiser of The
Law360
added Jun 4, 2015 14:09
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