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[Florida] People Can Still Sue Tobacco Companies Over Health

It will also create the biggest target for more lawsuits related to the harmful effects of tobacco use...But fear of lawsuits...has taken a backseat to fears of being left behind in the consolidation of the tobacco business. Higher taxes, more public educ
24/7 Wall Street
added Jan 17, 2017 19:16
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Daughter Of Smoker Files Tobacco Suit In Florida State Court ($$)

The daughter of a woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) filed suit against three tobacco companies in Florida state court on Jan. 10 pursuant to the Engle findings (Angelia Garrett v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., et al., No. 17-CA-0
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 13, 2017 19:22
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[Florida] $80.5M on 4 Wins for Engle Plaintiff's Attorney of 2016

Last year, CVN cameras captured 40 Engle progeny trials, with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake in tobacco litigation involving some of the nation’s best attorneys.... CVN’s Engle Plaintiff’s Attorney of 2016 distinguished himself with an undefeate
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2017 15:26
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[Florida] FL Appeals Court Orders Cuts in Pair of Awards Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris

A Florida appellate court this week cut a pair of Engle awards against the country’s two biggest tobacco companies, after concluding the trial judge in each case erred in not reducing their compensatory damages.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 7, 2017 02:31
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JAN GROSSMAN, as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF LAURA GROSSMAN, deceased, Appellee. (PDF)

We affirm the trial court’s denial of RJR’s motions for a new trial and for remittitur, but hold that the trial court erred in failing to reduce the jury’s compensatory damages award by its comparative fault finding. Accordingly, we remand the case fo
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jan 7, 2017 02:31
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellant, v. VICKIE MCKEEVER, as Personal Representative of the Estate of THEODORE MCKEEVER, Appellee. (PDF)

We affirm on all issues except appellant’s argument that it is entitled to a reduction in the compensatory damages award in proportion to Mr. McKeever’s share of fault. On this issue, we reverse. S
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jan 7, 2017 02:25
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[Florida] Reynolds may face lower damages in Engle verdict

The damages amount — $15.3 million compensatory and $22.5 million punitive — in the Laura Grossman case ...The appeals court determined the trial court “erred in failing to reduce the jury’s compensatory damages award by its comparative fault finding” and
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 6, 2017 19:31
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellant, v. VICKIE MCKEEVER, as Personal Representative of the Estate of THEODORE MCKEEVER, Appellee. (PDF)

We affirm on all issues except appellant’s argument that it is entitled to a reduction in the compensatory damages award in proportion to Mr. McKeever’s share of fault. On this issue, we reverse.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 6, 2017 18:12
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Florida Appeals Panel Remands Tobacco Suit With Order To Reduce Damages ($$)

found that a trial court erred in not reducing the compensatory award by the comparative fault the jury found in an Engle progeny suit brought by a man whose wife died from lung cancer related to her smoking (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Jan Grossman, No.
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 6, 2017 00:59
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[Florida] RJR, Philip Morris Win Reduction To Engle Damage Awards ($$)

reversed and remanded two suits with multimillion-dollar awards against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris over the deaths of two smokers, ordering the compensatory damages in both to be reduced in proportion with findings of the victims’ comparative fault.
Law360
added Jan 5, 2017 21:20
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