Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Engle 1,822 headlines found

13 Views

[Florida] Fla. Woman Fights To Get Smoking Suit Reinstated ($$)

A woman whose mother died of smoking-related illnesses fought Tuesday to have her suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and others reinstated...said the trial court erred in dismissing his client Diana Pappas' suit because she did not file an amended com
Law360
added Jul 29, 2015 12:08
18 Views

[Florida] Philip Morris Can't Stay Appeal In $17M Case, 11th Circ. Told ($$)

A Florida woman who won a $17 million jury verdict against Philip Morris USA in a suit claiming her cigarette addiction led to the amputation of her legs fired back at the cigarette company’s motion to stay the case in the Eleventh...any delays would thre
Law360
added Jul 29, 2015 12:03
5 Views

Altria Reports 2015 Second-Quarter and First-Half Results; Raises 2015 Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance; and Announces New $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program

Altria and PM USA recorded pre-tax charges totaling $31 million for the estimated costs of implementing the corrective communications remedy in the federal government’s lawsuit against them.
Altria Group, Inc.
added Jul 29, 2015 11:58
9 Views

Strong operating performance drives RAI’s 2Q15 results / Company announces: - Dividend increase - Two-for-one stock split - Increased full-year EPS guidance (PDF)

“Reynolds American delivered excellent results in the second quarter, in addition to successfully completing the Lorillard acquisition and related divestiture,” said Susan M. Cameron, president and chief executive officer of RAI. “The strength of our oper
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:51
29 Views

[Florida] Team Wins $14.5 Million Verdict for Broward Smoker

A Weston woman who developed oral cancer after smoking for more than 30 years obtained a $14.5 million verdict—including $8 million in compensatory damages and $6.5 million in punitives... "A monumental and historical result for a foreign-born smoker of
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:49
26 Views

Watch a Masterful Cross-Exam of a Sympathetic Witness with Millions on the Line | Florida Trial Video Vault

Cross-examination of a sympathetic witness can be the most difficult part of a trial. It requires a deft touch to make your point without appearing as if you are bullying a witness, turning the jury against you. King & Spalding’s Jeffrey Furr, in Gray v.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:11
15 Views

[Florida] Judge Meenu Sasser Ejected From Smoker Case for Bias

A grudge allegedly held by Palm Beach Circuit Judge Meenu Sasser against a plaintiffs attorney who opposed her bid for a seat on the federal bench translated to her removal from a multimillion-dollar tobacco case. Posttrial comments attributed to Sasser
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 24, 2015 06:53
29 Views

[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay Disfigured Ex-Smoker $12M, Jury Says ($$)

Merino's attorney Alex Alvarez emphasized his client's suffering, pointing to her appearance when she testified. "You saw how she struggled to even speak," Alvarez said. "You heard how she struggles to even eat. She's deformed, distorted, mangled and ...
Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 22:10
31 Views

[Florida] Reynolds facing $12M in punitive damages from Engle verdicts

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is facing up to a combined $12.55 million in punitive damages from two recent Engle progeny jury verdicts in Florida.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 23, 2015 17:28
32 Views

[Florida] Fla. District Court Braces For Possible Engle Retrials ($$)

A federal judge on Tuesday outlined how Florida’s Middle District will handle certain Engle progeny cases that were tried to a verdict and will need to be retried in the event that the Eleventh Circuit stands firm in its decision that federal law preempts
Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 16:48
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines