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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Vows to Fight $23.6B in Damages

"This verdict goes far beyond the realm of reasonableness and fairness, and is completely inconsistent with the evidence presented," Raborn, a company vice president and assistant general counsel, said in a statement. "We plan to file post-trial motions
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 20, 2014 09:41
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[Florida] Hernando plaintiff testifies in case against tobacco companies

Six years of legal wrangling followed. His trial began last week. On Wednesday, he took the stand for the first time. In a soft, gravelly voice bearing traces of his New York upbringing, Rizzuto testified and was cross-examined all day about his decades
St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Aug 22, 2013 10:35
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Appellant, v. LUCINDA NAUGLE, Appellee. - ON MOTION FOR REHEARING PER CURIAM. (PDF)

I must conclude that the jury was moved by passions – sympathy for [Naugle’s] suffering and anger toward PM USA’s conduct and strategy, resulting in the failure to follow my instructions that the damages awarded shall be based solely on PM USA’s conduct
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Dec 14, 2012 14:07
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Get Smoked in Court

JD Supra, LLC
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00
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[Florida] Are White Men Better Jurors for Tobacco Companies?

Enoch's counsel used a peremptory challenge during the preliminary examination to strike prospective juror 18, a white man, during voir dire. But the tobacco companies objected, raising race and gender issues. "He's a white male. I don't understand what …
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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Florida Panel Partially Affirms, Reverses New Damages Trial In Tobacco Suit ($$)

affirmed a trial court’s decision to grant a new trial on noneconomic damages in an Engle progeny suit, but the panel split on reversing the trial court’s decision to grant a new trial on punitive damages (Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Micah Danielson,
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 4, 2017 18:01
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[Florida] Mistrial in Cancer Case Against Philip Morris After Jury Deadlocks on Damages

After one juror rejected a purported verdict and the jury later announced themselves hopelessly deadlocked on damage questions, a state court judge Thursday declared a mistrial over Philip Morris’ alleged role in the cancer death of a Florida smoker. Fre
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 22:04
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Buttresses Smokers' Claims Against Tobacco Cos. ($$)

Engle progeny plaintiffs dodged a federal-state court split that might have given the U.S. Supreme Court incentive to weigh in on whether plaintiffs could use the landmark tobacco class action's jury findings to buttress their strict liability and neglige
Law360
added May 24, 2017 03:05
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Florida Appellate Panel Affirms Summary Judgment In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

on Feb. 22 affirmed a trial court’s grant of summary judgment to a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit in an opinion without any explanation (Carmen Stagg v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, et al., No. 3D16-157, Fla. App. 3rd Dist. Miami-Dade Co.).
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 14, 2017 14:27
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[Florida] THEIS V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL.

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiffs claim defendant cigarette manufacturers concealed the dangers of their products, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:18
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