Headlines Tagged with Engle — 2,937 headlines found
ruled that the widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer can seek punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on strict liability and negligence claims, resolving an appellate split on the issue and marking a big win for Engle progeny plaintiffs.
Mar 17, 2016 Law360
added Mar 17, 2016 20:52
urged a Florida jury to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying that he was severely addicted to cigarettes and that the tobacco company hid the risks of smoking until it was too late.
Jan 14, 2016 Law360
added Jan 15, 2016 01:52
5. Shulman v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. - 3 tobacco companies cleared in one trial...Taking nearly a month to complete...the three defense teams convinced the jury to rebuff Schlesinger’s request for $8 million in damages and instead cleared the tobacco compa
Dec 30, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 30, 2015 17:12
[Florida] Nonagenarian's Motivation to Quit Smoking Questioned in Trial Against Big Three Tobacco Companies
Daniel Seidman, director of smoking cessation services at Columbia University, told jurors Richard Shulman, who smoked R.J. Reynolds, Liggett, and Philip Morris-brand cigarettes for more than 40 years, was so dependent on nicotine he suffered symptoms ak
Nov 11, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:52
R.J. Reynolds attorney Mark Belasic of Jones Day argued that Cooper never really tried in earnest to quit and also smoked marijuana for decades. The Engle progeny suit was brought against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and Liggett Group Inc. by Mary Cooper
Sep 4, 2015 Law360
added Sep 7, 2015 15:59
McPharlin of Kelley Uustal PLC urged jurors to award up to $8 million to the family of Lillian Kaplan, who died at age 84 in 2012. He also told jurors to find that punitive damages are warranted, which would kick off a second trial phase.
Aug 5, 2015 Law360
added Aug 6, 2015 13:49
$8.5 million in punitive damages, adding to a nearly $5 million compensatory...Larkin claims Reynolds participated in an industrywide conspiracy to conceal the harm caused by cigarettes with a decades-long propaganda campaign.
Jul 13, 2015 Law360
added Jul 14, 2015 15:00
This week's featured attorney: Represented his client in five CVN Engle proceedings in 2014. Won his most recent trial earlier this year. Helped secure an award in a retrial on damages that was $78 million less than the award issued in the previous tri
May 26, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 27, 2015 15:08
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 a legal cause of lung cancer? YES / NO _X
Feb 19, 2015 Law360
added Feb 21, 2015 09:49
Donald McMannis, 82, sued Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company saying his wife Barbara’s addiction to cigarettes led to the cancer that killed her. For the past two weeks, jurors heard testimony from doctors, addiction experts and family
Feb 19, 2015 WINK-TV Channel 5 (Ft. Myers, FL)
added Feb 19, 2015 18:10