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[Florida] Jury Finds COPD-Related Claim Against RJR, Philip Morris Time-Barred

needed about six hours to conclude that Carlos Ortiz should have known by May 5, 1990 that he suffered from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease his family contends was caused by years of smoking. That date is the cut-off for claims in Florida’s Eng
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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$21.5 Million Award To Smoker’s Widow Affirmed By Florida Appellate Court ($$)

A Florida appellate court on Sept. 28 affirmed a $21.5 million jury award for damages to the widow of a man who died from cancer caused by smoking cigarettes...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 8, 2018 20:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups debate impact of e-cigarettes on public health

Emer Rojas, president of the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), remains steadfast in its lobbying for government to prohibit e-cigarettes in the country until its safety is fully determined by expert studies. Rojas noted that the Departme
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 8, 2018 20:46
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[Florida] RIDLEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial 10/09/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, which caused addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:05
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[Florida] $4.3M Engle Sanctions May Fund Ethics Training, Legal Aid ($$)

A panel of federal judges overseeing long-running tobacco litigation in Florida federal court told the parties Wednesday they're considering allocating some of the $4.3 million that the court is holding from...
Law360
added Oct 5, 2018 13:54
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Florida Appellate Court Upholds $18 Million Award To Former Smoker’s Widow ($$)

on Sept. 28 affirmed a jury’s $18 million award for compensatory and punitive damages to the widow of a smoker (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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[Florida] Attorneys Argue Tobacco Industry's Role in Smoker's COPD, as Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris Starts

Carlos Ortiz, 60, died in 2008, four years after being diagnosed with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Ortiz, who began smoking as a teenager, continued smoking up to three packs a day throughout his life... family contends a widesp
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:06
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STARBUCK, Plaintiff, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Defendants: MEMORANDUM RE: DEFENDANTS' NOTICE OF INVOKING SECTION 768.73(2), FLORIDA STATUTES (DOC. 314) AND PLAINTIFF'S RESPONSE (DOC. 324)(PDF)

That means that the Defendants' previous payments of punitive damage awards does not shield them from paying further punitive damages here (were a jury so to conclude).
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 5, 2018 01:31
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Can't Duck Damages In Engle Suit, Judge Says ($$)

A Florida federal judge found Wednesday that a 1999 law shielding exposure to punitive damages should not allow Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds to duck damages in an Engle tobacco wrongful death suit, holding that three state appellate courts have reject
Law360
added Oct 4, 2018 17:00
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2 Recent Florida Supreme Court Rulings Could Impact Insurance Industry

Odom v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co....Justices Canady and Polston dissented, and agreed with the Florida Justice Reform Institute’s argument in another filed amicus brief that the Florida Supreme Court did not have constitutional authority to overturn the
Insurance Journal
added Oct 3, 2018 08:34
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