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[Florida] Tobacco Issue Pits State Vs. Federal Court

And now the tobacco lawyers may have to display some fancy footwork to the Florida Supreme Court, or they could lose without even reaching the dance floor. On Jan. 6, Fourth District Chief Judge Cory Ciklin asked the high court to answer a question he co (Daily Business Review)
added Jan 18, 2016 00:16

[Florida] Hundreds Of Engle Progeny Tobacco Suits Axed At 11th Circ. ($$)

The suits — 588 personal injury cases, 160 for spouses' and children's loss of consortium, and two wrongful death claims — were filed by The Wilner Firm of Jacksonville, Florida, which cited the overwhelming logistics of representing more than 4,000 indi
added Sep 11, 2014 14:22

[Florida] Fla. High Court Ditches Appeals In 2 Engle Cases [FREE FULL TEXT]

t said in two per curiam decisions that it would dismiss the review of two Fourth District Court of Appeals rulings that upheld the two verdicts of $600,000 and $775,000 against the tobacco company in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Brown and R.J. Reynolds T
added Mar 19, 2014 15:06

[Florida] Engle Ruling Unlikely To Shift Outcome Of Tobacco Trials ($$)

attorneys say it could nevertheless fail to sway state courts and juries that hear most smoking cases in Florida. The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday reversed a district court that had refused to grant judgment as a matter of law to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco C
added Apr 10, 2015 21:29

Eleventh Circuit Blasts Lawyer, Tosses Florida Smoker Suits

ruled that the personal injury claims on behalf of deceased individuals are legal "nullities" and therefore aren't subject to amendment or substitution of plaintiffs. And even if the claims aren't void, it's unfair to the tobacco industry to let Wilner fi
Litigation Daily
added Sep 16, 2014 00:24

[Florida] Product Liability MVP: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker ($$)

As R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s top gun in nearly 1,200 Engle progeny cases, Jones Day’s Stephanie Parker has spent the last year scoring a string of low or complete defense verdicts in high-profile tobacco liability trials, earning her a spot among Law360
added Nov 22, 2013 11:40

[Florida] No. 13-191: Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., Petitioners v. James L. Douglas, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charlotte M. Douglas

Sep 12 2013 Supplemental brief of respondent James L. Douglas, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charlotte M. Douglas filed. (Distributed) Sep 13 2013 Reply of petitioner R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company filed. (Distributed)
Supreme Court of the United States
added Sep 19, 2013 12:30

[Florida] Setback for R.J. Reynolds in decision emerging from class-action suit

Reynolds said it is requesting rehearing of the case before the entire Circuit Court and is willing to take the case for review before the U.S. Supreme Court. "We are disappointed that the court rejected our constitutional arguments,"said Jeff Raborn, a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 7, 2013 14:15

[Florida] BISHOP v. RJR, ET AL.

We reverse the trial court's order granting summary judgment, but decline to rule on the issue raised in the cross-appeal. We also affirm, without comment, the trial court’s discovery order challenged on appeal.
Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal
added Sep 1, 2012 14:05

BRIEF-Vector Group says company and its subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle Progeny tobacco litigation cases pending in Florida

* Vector Group Ltd - expects to incur an after-tax charge of about $11 million in Q4 of 2016 related to settlement agreement-sec filing * Says upon dismissal of settled cases, company and liggett will be defendants in approximately 125 state court Engle
added Dec 9, 2016 04:46
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