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[Florida] Fla. Firm Contests Method For $9M Sanctions In Engle Suits

The Wilner Firm PA, which was sanctioned last month along with Farah & Farah PA, said the sanctions order was issued without a prior order to show cause that would have given the firms an opportunity to object to the methodology used to calculate the sa
Law360
added Nov 17, 2017 23:06
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Florida appeals court throws out $12 million tobacco verdict

finding that the trial judge wrongly denied the jury a readback of testimony. The unanimous three-judge panel of the Florida District Court of Appeal, Second District, ordered a new trial in the case brought by the estate of a longtime smoker who died fr
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 21:46
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[Florida] Tobacco trial underway in Historic Courthouse

During a break in the trial, Judge Dennis Craig of the 7th Judicial Circuit talks to expert witness Robert N. Proctor Nov. 9 in the Volusia County Historic Courthouse. The case, Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., came out of a massive class-action
West Volusia (FL) Beacon
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[Florida] Court tosses out verdict against tobacco companies

A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which argued in part that a Pinellas County circuit judge had improperly responded to a request from jurors to read back potentially criti
Florida Politics
added Nov 16, 2017 01:04
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[Florida] Smoker's Deadly Cancer Began in Lungs, Not Elsewhere, Dr. Concludes in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

A 42-year-old Florida smoker likely died of lung cancer that spread to her brain, a cancer specialist testified Wednesday, despite scant remaining medical records surrounding her treatment, as trial over the woman’s death continued against R.J. Reynolds.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, et. al., Appellants, v. KEVIN DUIGNAN, Appellee: Opinion filed November 15, 2017 (PDF)

the jury was instructed to take materiality as a given. It was told that the Engle Phase I findings conclusively established that PM and Reynolds concealed or omitted material information...because the jury was told both expressly and by implication to
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Nov 16, 2017 01:24
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[Florida] Fla. Judge's Error Gets Tobacco Cos. New Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

will have a second shot at defending themselves against a suit brought by the estate of a smoker who died from lung cancer, with a Florida appeals court saying Wednesday that the trial court was wrong to block the jury from being able to review testimony
Law360
added Nov 16, 2017 01:14
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[Florida] BRYANT V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial 11/20/17 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:15
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[Florida] Attorneys Debate Link Between Cigarettes and Woman's Cancer in Openings of Trial Against RJR

Reynolds and a tobacco industry scheme to hook young smokers to cigarettes played a central role in the cancer death of 42-year-old Florida woman, an attorney for the woman’s daughter told jurors Wednesday, as trial began against the tobacco giant. Adamso
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:22
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[Florida] Marine Corps, Not Tobacco Messaging, Swayed Vet to Smoke, Defense Says in Cancer Trial Against RJR

Attorneys Wednesday sparred over whether a Marine Corps vet was duped by tobacco marketing into a decades-long cigarette addiction that led to his lung cancer death, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds, makers of the cigarettes the Florida man smoked. Q
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:22
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