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Tobacco trial that was originally part of the Florida Engle class action litigation that was decertified in 2006. This trial is scheduled to take place in Manatee County, FL.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2015 12:49

[Florida] Jury sides with tobacco companies in family's lawsuit

Court staff read the jury's verdict that said: "Do you find that Barbara McMannis had lung cancer, that she was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and that an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was the leading cause of her lung cancer? A
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:01

Naples legislator's bill would snuff millions in damages for Florida tobacco victims

The industry has already lined up its troops, hiring 95 lobbyists including a who’s who of players close to Gov. Rick Scott and key Republican legislative leaders, and distributing $217,000 in campaign contributions in the last election cycle. Opposing
Bradenton (FL) Herald
added Feb 19, 2015 12:01

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

MVPJones Day's Stephanie Parker has been R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s go-to attorney since she began trying cases for it 15 years ago, and as its lead defense counsel, she has helped it win cases even in the post-Engle litigation landscape, including the f
added Nov 21, 2014 23:11

[Florida] Philip Morris Hit With $35M Engle Tobacco Verdict ($$)

The Polk County jury on Wednesday awarded Richard Boatright $15 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages
added Nov 14, 2014 22:33

Dan K. Webb

one of Mr. Webb's most significant cases was for Philip Morris. He serves as lead counsel in Engle, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.
Winston & Strawn LLP
added Nov 10, 2014 10:55

[Florida] Escambia Co. jury hits RJ Reynolds with $23B verdict

"I think the jury wanted to make a difference," trial attorney Willie Gary said. "All the cards were put on the table to show how the tobacco industry lied and failed to disclose information that could have saved lives, and that's what the jury ruled on
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Jul 20, 2014 09:37

[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, vs. MELBA SHERMAN, etc., Respondent. (PDF)

we accepted jurisdiction in Brown based on express and direct conflict. We have since discharged jurisdiction in Brown. Therefore, there is no basis to exercise jurisdiction in this case. Accordingly, we hereby discharge jurisdiction and dismiss revie
Supreme Court of Florida
added Mar 19, 2014 15:14

[Florida] Hernando man takes the stand in Big Tobacco lawsuit

Rizzuto said he grew up during a time when smoking was hip. "It was a common thing to see on TV no matter what type of program was on. Could be a talk show, could be in the movies," said Rizzuto. "My mother and father both smoked. My brother smoked and
Baynews 9 (Tampa, FL)
added Aug 22, 2013 13:42

Ending epic debacle, Florida tobacco firms agree to pay $4.3 million sanction

The chief beneficiaries of sanctionable conduct by a pair of Florida plaintiffs' firms, the Wilner Firm and Farah & Farah, will end up being the firms’ co-counsel in a $100 million settlement of federal-court litigation by Florida smokers, under an order
added Jul 27, 2018 14:47
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