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[Florida] $3M Engle Award Disputed Over Excluded Asbestos Evidence ($$)

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds urged a Florida appeals court on Wednesday to undo a trial court’s $3 million ruling in favor of an Engle progeny plaintiff, saying evidence that the deceased smoker’s lung cancer was potentially caused by asbestos exposure
Law360
added Jan 28, 2016 18:55
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[Florida] $500K in Punitives against Tobacco Cos. Push Verdict for Smoker’s Widow to $1.5M

The punitive verdict against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris follows last week’s award of $1 million to Gertrude Marchese, whose husband Salvatore died from lung cancer in 2004. Jurors in the trial’s first phase found Salvatore, who began smoking at 13,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:33
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[Florida] $12M Award Strikes Tobacco Companies in Trial Over 42-Year-Old Smoker's Cancer Death

Douglas Duignan, who started smoking at about 14, smoked up to two packs of cigarettes a day for more than 25 years, continuing the habit even after he was diagnosed with cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2015 11:00
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Dodges Most Blame For Cancer Death, Jury Says ($$)

bears just 25 percent of the fault for $750,000 in damages and rejecting her husband's bid for $9.2 million, plus punitive damages. The verdict falls far short of the request made by plaintiff's attorney William Ogle during emotional closing arguments in
Law360
added Sep 2, 2015 13:46
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[Florida] Half-Million-Dollar Award Imperiled by Partial Verdict in Engle Progeny COPD Suit Against Tobacco Makers

a jury’s partial, potentially inconsistent, verdict Tuesday in a smoker’s Engle progeny suit against four of the country's largest tobacco manufacturers raised questions of a mistrial and jeopardized its half-million-dollar award. Caprio v. Philip Morri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:20
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[Florida] Philip Morris Hit With $17.4M Engle Jury Verdict ($$)

the jury found that Theodore McKeever reasonably relied on — to his detriment — Philip Morris’ concealment of information before 1982 about the risks of smoking cigarettes. The jury said that his reliance legally caused his emphysema and lung cancer.
Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:00
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[Florida] Engle Trial Judge Won't Recuse Self Over Wife's Death ($$)

rejected a bid by tobacco giants including Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to recuse himself from an upcoming Engle trial, after they argued that the smoking-related death of his own wife could hinder his impartiality in the case.
Law360
added Jan 31, 2015 09:46
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of November 3

Schleider v. R.J. Reynolds In the case’s first full week of trial, Diane Schleider’s attorneys focused on the addictiveness of cigarettes and their affect on Diane’s husband, Andrew Schleider, who they claim died from smoking-related lung cancer in 1997
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:43
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LETTER: Climate change deniers follow Big Tobacco strategy

Echoing Big Tobacco strategy and his own earlier letter, David Klein's latest denial (July 20 letter) could have been written by McCann-Erickson, Tobacco's flack-house (presently Big Coal's and Big Oil's). The fingerprints match:
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2014 00:52
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Reynolds American's merger and a massive fine could snare tobacco muni bonds

A stream of news out of the tobacco industry has failed to derail prices on municipal bonds backed by cigarette makers. But muni bond analysts warn that investors could get caught in the middle as the big players in the tobacco industry shift.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:12
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