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[Florida] Smoker's Death Case Against Philip Morris Goes To Jury ($$)

During closing arguments in Miami, plaintiff's attorney Philip Gerson of Gerson & Schwartz PA told jurors that Phyllis Frazier's daughters deserve the $14 million for having to endure watching their mother waste away over 20 years with chronic obstructiv
Law360
added Apr 24, 2015 14:37
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[Florida] Tobacco Makers Cleared in $14 Million Wrongful Death Suit

Jurors found that, although Phyllis Frazier was addicted to nicotine, her addiction was not the legal cause of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the string of health problems that turned fatal....suit brought by Tina Russo, Frazier’s daughter
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:18
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[Florida] Jury holds Reynolds liable for $25 million

A Florida jury voted Tuesday to make R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for $25 million in punitive damages in a case involving Thomas and Bettye Ryan. The amount was $3.5 million requested by the plaintiffs.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 11:26
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[USA] Altria Reports 2015 First-Quarter Results; Delivers Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth of 10.5% and Reaffirms 2015 Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance

“In the smokeable segment, PM USA’s steady investments in Marlboro continued to strengthen the brand’s leadership position. In the smokeless segment, USSTC grew its volume, supported by retail share gains from Copenhagen and Skoal combined. And Nu Mark b
Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 23, 2015 11:23
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[Florida] Gary Paige of Gordon & Doner and Alex Alvarez of Alvarez Law Firm Obtain $46.5 Million in Compensatory and Punitive Damages against R.J. Reynolds in Big Tobacco Lawsuit

Jurors find R.J. Reynolds liable and award Thomas and Bettye Ryan $21.5 million in compensatory and $25 million in punitive damages for smoking-related COPD.
PR Newswire
added Apr 22, 2015 18:44
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[Florida] RJR Burned for $25M in Punitives, $46.5M Total, in Couple’s COPD Tobacco Suit

Jurors found R.J. Reynolds liable for $25 million in punitive damages early Tuesday afternoon in a couple’s suit against the tobacco manufacturer for the respiratory disease they contend was caused by the company's cigarettes and fraud. Ryan v. R.J. Reyn
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 22, 2015 09:26
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: The Series 2 Collection

we first introduced our Engle Trading Cards in 2011 as a light-hearted way to highlight the key individuals and trials across this landmark litigation. Last September, we introduced Series 2, a 12-card set that included CVN's Engle Attorneys of the Year a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 22, 2015 09:26
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[Florida] Ex-Smoker Urges Jurors To Add Punitives To $21.5M Verdict ($$)

"They have to understand that when you lie ... to people knowing that it's false and misleading and people get hurt, companies will be held accountable this way," plaintiff attorney Alex Alvarez of the Alvarez Law Firm told jurors during the first day in
Law360
added Apr 21, 2015 19:11
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[Florida] BREAKING: Jury Slaps RJ Reynolds With $25M Punitive Damages

A Florida jury on Tuesday slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $25 million in punitive damages, adding to a $21.5 million compensatory verdict...attorneys for plaintiff Thomas Ryan seized on an RJR attorney's remark that the $21.5 million compensatory
Law360
added Apr 21, 2015 19:09
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[Florida] STEIN: Fraudulent Concealment and the Statute of Repose

Anyone interested in the tobacco litigation and/or medical malpractice must read Hess v. Philip Morris USA....this decision of the Florida Supreme Court advances the understanding of statutes of repose and how they apply, inter alia, in medical malpractic
Harvard University Law Blogs
added Apr 18, 2015 10:27
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