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RJ Reynolds Says Evidence Doesn't Support $4M Engle Award ($$)

arguing that the damages for pain and suffering were not in line with the evidence showing that the smoker was abusive to his wife. Jones Day's Gregory Katsas, who argued on behalf of the tobacco company in front of a panel of Florida's Third District Co
Law360
added Aug 21, 2014 21:32
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Fla. Court Restores Wrongful Death Claim By Smoker's Estate ($$)

finding the plaintiff's daughter, as the estate's representative, should have been allowed to amend the original personal injury suit to add a wrongful death claim. A lower court had granted Kimberly Roden's 2009 motion to substitute for her mother, Lore
Law360
added Aug 17, 2014 23:49
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Restores Wrongful Death Claim For Smoker ($$)

finding the plaintiff's daughter, as the estate's representative, should have been allowed to amend the original personal injury suit to add a wrongful death claim. A lower court had granted Kimberly Roden's 2009 motion to substitute for her mother, Lore
Law360
added Aug 14, 2014 02:34
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Fights Fla. Jury's 'Excessive' $23.6B Verdict ($$)

also moved for directed verdicts in its favor, or alternatively for a new trial or for the court to substantially remit the amount of both the compensatory and punitive damages, which it says are on a level that would cause it “economical castigation.”
Law360
added Aug 7, 2014 06:05
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Editorial: What if tobacco companies were treated like other drug pushers?

Deep inside, most Americans realize that the industry’s “get ’em hooked” strategy is evil. That’s why a Florida jury awarded $23.6 billion ... We wish that nicotine-pushers could be treated just like heroin-pushers, cocaine-pushers and similar operators.
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Aug 6, 2014 00:11
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[Florida] BERMAN/HOKE: Op-Ed: The $23 Billion Resentment Against America's Tobacco Industry

depth of the tobacco industry's misconduct and its devastating effects...it engaged in a decades-long campaign of deceit in order to make a profit at the expense of millions of lives. Seen in its proper context, a $23 billion verdict does not seem excessi
National Law Journal
added Aug 5, 2014 07:30
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[Florida, North Carolina] SCHWALBE: Legal product, criminal acts: Why tobacco companies deserve punitive damages

What matters is the behavior of the company that intentionally misrepresented and cruelly manipulated the product for the sake of profit. In the case of tobacco, it is more than reasonable when imposing penalties to remember that the product is dealt by a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 4, 2014 16:11
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CARUBA: The War on Smoking (Except Maybe Pot)

Alan Caruba is a writer by profession and host of several Web sites and blogs, including Warning Signs, The National Anxiety Center, Caruba Editorial Services, and Bookviews by Alan Caruba. His daily column, "Warning Signs", is disseminated on many Inter
Heartland Institute
added Aug 3, 2014 14:06
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds fights $23.6 billion verdict

R.J. Reynolds, a subsidiary of Reynolds American, is following through with its vow to fight a court settlement totaling $23.6 billion in punitive damages. On July 28, the tobacco company filed for a
USA Today
added Aug 3, 2014 13:45
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The War on Smoking (Except Maybe Pot)

CARUBA: And the government is not done yet interfering with the right of people to smoke. Steve Stanek, a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of its monthly Budget & Tax News, recently reported that “E-cigarettes have no tobacco
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Aug 1, 2014 15:22
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