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Phyllis Jones claims R.J. Reynolds concealed the dangers of smoking while fueling the nicotine addiction of Demos Jones, leading to his smoking-related illness.
Jul 27, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:59
deliberated for about 90 minutes before concluding nicotine addiction was not the legal cause of Don Pearson's death. The finding excludes Pearson's family from a class of plaintiffs potentially entitled to damages for a tobacco industry scheme to hide th
Jul 26, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 26, 2017 23:29
Mary Sheffield filed suit in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court for Orange County against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. pursuant to the findings of Engle v. Liggett Group Inc., 945 So.2d 1246... To view the full article, register now.
May 15, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added May 16, 2017 14:50
[Florida] RICHARD BOATRIGHT and DEBORAH BOATRIGHT, his wife, Appellants, v PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., and LIGGETT GROUP, LLC, Appellees. (PDF)
We reverse the order of the trial court and remand for an award of attorneys' fees and costs in favor of the Boatrights. The amount of the award is to be determined by the trial court. The court's award of costs to the Boatrights pursuant to section 57
Apr 12, 2017 Florida Second District Court Of Appeal
added Apr 12, 2017 21:06
the same jury awarded $20 million in punitive damages against Reynolds. The case provides some relatively rare insight into a Phase II punitive damages trial, and the unique challenges and considerations such proceedings present for defendants.
Nov 21, 2016 Law360
added Nov 21, 2016 22:00
awarded $4 million to a woman who developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after finding that she developed the disease by smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. (Mary Howles v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Nov 15, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 22:28
Minutes after jurors gave their verdict and left the courtroom, Judge Migna Sanchez-Llorens granted R.J. Reynolds' motion for a directed verdict that rejected the jury's punitive damages finding. "The court heard no evidence that would substantiate evid
Nov 3, 2016 Law360
added Nov 5, 2016 01:37
Jurors awarded widower Alan Konzelman about $10 million more than he had sought, Law360 reports. He was awarded $8.8 million in compensatory damages for his pain and suffering over his wife’s death. He had asked for $5 million plus about $300,000 for his
Oct 26, 2016 News Inferno
added Oct 27, 2016 14:40
In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its products, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Oct 18, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 18, 2016 01:42
Attorneys battled Thursday over responsibility for the respiratory disease that killed a Florida man who allegedly smoked up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years, as trial opened Thursday against R.J. Reynolds. Prentice v. R.J. Reynol
Sep 19, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:25