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[Florida] Clay County woman wins $5M verdict in tobacco suit

In 2013, Gloria Bowden of Clay County filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her late husband against tobacco companies Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. On March 26, a jury in the 4th Judicial Circuit ruled in her favor, reaching a $5 million v
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Apr 16, 2014 21:34
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[Florida] Cigarette Makers Launch New Bid to End Engle Woes ($$)

Tobacco companies facing thousands of smoker lawsuits in Florida filed their ninth batch of U.S. Supreme Court petitions last week, claiming that the Florida courts are trampling on their constitutional rights in the so-called Engle progeny litigation.
Litigation Daily
added Apr 7, 2014 14:37
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[Florida, North Carolina] Filmmaker charged with trying to extort R.J. Reynolds

Joseph Patrick Kelly is accused of threatening to release some footage he shot for Reynolds of a mock trial, unless the company donated $15,000 to a Kickstarter campaign for a horror film ... "Well, from the photos attached you can probably see some impo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 4, 2014 15:24
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight Engle Suits At US Supreme Court ($$)

members of the landmark class action were allowed to use findings from that case in their individual suits... filed 10 separate petitions for writs of certiorari in the cases that stemmed from the Florida Supreme Court's 2006 decision in Engle v. Liggett
Law360
added Apr 3, 2014 13:26
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[Florida] Naugle v. Philip Morris

Naugle v. Philip Morris was a landmark 2009 court case in which a jury awarded plaintiff Lucinda Naugle $300 million.[1][2] The award included $56.6 million in compensatory damages for medical expenses and $244 million in punitive damages.[1][2] At the t
Wikipedia
added Mar 20, 2014 13:19
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[Florida] BUONOMO vs. R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Respondent. (PDF)

THIS COURT HAS JURISDICTION OVER THE FOURTH DISTRICT’S DECISION BECAUSE, IN ITS DECISION, THE FOURTH DISTRICT RELIED ON A DECISION THIS COURT HAS ACCEPTED JURISDICTION OVER AND BECAUSE THE FOURTH DISTRICT’S DECISION CONFLICTS WITH A DECISION OF ANOT
Florida Supreme Court
added Mar 20, 2014 13:17
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[Florida] NAUGLE v PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC. (PDF)

the foreperson asked to speak with the judge about something “wrong” that occurred during the trial. The plaintiff seeks to pervert the purpose of the rule to prevent any inquiry into potential misconduct...The petition for writ of certiorari is denied
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 20, 2014 13:11
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[Florida] Jury Foreman In Jim Naugle's Sister's Smoking Case Questioned

Former Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle, who is pursuing his late sister's smoking case against Philip Morris USA Inc., failed Wednesday to prevent the questioning of a jury foreman on a panel that produced an $11.2 million verdict.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 20, 2014 13:01
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[Florida] Jury Foreman In Jim Naugle's Sister's Smoking Case Questioned ($$)

The Fourth District Court of Appeal allows a limited inquiry into alleged juror misconduct in a smoker trial that awarded $11.2 million against Philip Morris USA.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 20, 2014 12:55
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, vs. JIMMIE LEE BROWN, etc., Respondent. (PDF)

Upon further consideration, we have determined that we should exercise our discretion and discharge jurisdiction. Accordingly, we hereby dismiss this review proceeding.
Florida Supreme Court
added Mar 19, 2014 15:16
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