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[Florida] Trial Opens in Throat Cancer Survivor's Suit Against Tobacco Giant

Jurors heard opening statements Thursday morning in a suit by a former smoker who claimed his addiction to cigarettes caused the cancer that cost him his larynx. Vila v. Philip Morris. Jose Vila, 60, is suing Philip Morris in the Engle progeny case, cla
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:31
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[Florida] Now Accepting Nominations for the 2014 CVN Engle Litigation Awards

Nominate your candidates for the 2014 CVN Engle Litigation Awards by December 15. We'll announce the winners on December 30 and feature each of them on special Engle trading cards. In 2014 alone, CVN has covered more than 25 Engle trials involving doze
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 15, 2014 01:24
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Lorillard, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results

exclude the favorable impacts of the settlement to resolve certain MSA payment adjustment disputes in the first nine months of 2014 and 2013 and the 2003 non-participating manufacturer arbitration award in the first nine months of 2014, charges for Engle
Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Oct 23, 2014 14:14
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[Florida] Pathologist In Engle Suit Says Medical Evidence Is Sufficient to Show Smoker Died From Lung Cancer

Barbara Lourie’s “heavy history of smoking” likely caused her fatal lung cancer, a pathologist and cancer specialist testified yesterday in James Lourie’s Engle progeny tobacco suit. James Lourie v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:13
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Lorillard Loses Appeal Of $45M Engle Verdict ($$)

Florida Supreme Court has refused to review Lorillard Tobacco Co.’s appeal of a $45 million jury verdict in a wrongful death suit lawsuit filed by the wife of a man who died from lung cancer caused by 40 years of smoking cigarettes.
Law360
added Sep 15, 2014 22:11
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[Florida] KRAEMER: Is $23.6 Billion Tobacco Award 'Excessive'? ($$)

asks whether R.J. Reynolds Tobacco is accurate in calling the $23.6 billion damages award for the widow of a smoker "grossly excessive and impermissible under state and constitutional law."
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Sep 5, 2014 11:11
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Tobacco stocks burned by $23.6 billion judgment

Investors dropped other tobacco stocks, too, though the declines were not as steep as Reynolds'. Shares of Altria Group slipped about 2%. Philip Morris fell about 1% and Lorillard dropped nearly 3%.
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 21, 2014 13:21
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[Florida] Fla. Court Asked To Reopen Colombian Native's Engle Suit ($$)

Family members of a Colombian native on Wednesday urged a Florida appeals court to revive their Engle tobacco case against Philip Morris Inc., saying the trial court had erred in finding their deceased relative was not a state resident and thus was inelig
Law360
added Sep 19, 2013 13:31
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[Florida] Lorillard Tobacco Company, Appellant, vs. Dorothy Alexander (PDF)

The plaintiff provided more than sufficient evidence to show Lorillard’s conduct, both individually and as a member of the tobacco industry, of continuous, repeated, and aggressive attempts to discredit the scientific research revealing the harmful and a
Third District Court of Appeal (FL)
added Sep 5, 2013 07:13
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[Florida] MIAMI: Court OKs $35M award for Fla. smoker's widow

The 3rd District Court of Appeal affirmed $25 million in punitive damages and $10 million in compensatory damages against Lorillard Tobacco Co. for Dorothy Alexander. Lorillard unsuccessfully argued the damages were excessive and raised a number of other
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2013 06:53
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