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[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Wins Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $16M Death Trial

finding that the tobacco giant was not liable for his death. The defense verdict followed a five-day trial in Miami, during which jurors heard about the suffering that Renato Santos endured as he gradually succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
Law360
added Aug 18, 2015 13:26
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[Florida] Fla. Smoker Tells Jury Tobacco Cos. Took Her Voice, Lung ($$)

"We have to hurry because my client has no future," he said. "You will see the tortures of the damages she endured"...The dramatic arguments kicked off the trial in an Engle progeny suit brought against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett G
Law360
added Aug 18, 2015 04:19
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[Cuba, Florida] Tobacco Marketing's Influence on Immigrant's Smoking Takes Center Stage in Emphysema Trial Against RJR

Attorneys sparred over the influence allegedly deceptive tobacco marketing had in a Cuban immigrant’s smoking decisions as trial opened Tuesday in a suit against R.J. Reynolds over his fatal emphysema. Santos v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000849.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:52
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[Florida] VIDEO: COOPER V. RJ REYNOLDS

In this Engle progeny lawsuit, Mary Cooper, a smoker for several decades, claims she contracted laryngeal cancer because of her addiction to cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:20
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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Hid Deadly Risks From Ex-Smoker, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a Cuban-American ex-smoker who died of lung disease urged jurors to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death... the companies had engaged a public relations firm to sow doubt for decades about cigarettes' link to diseases includin
Law360
added Aug 12, 2015 12:05
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[Florida] SANTOS V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. LIVETrial

In this Engle progeny tobacco suit, Rebecca Santos claims defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, fueling a nicotine addiction and leading to a smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 11, 2015 10:50
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Atlanta Lawyers Persuade Florida Jury to Award $11M to Smoker [VIDEO]

won an $11 million verdict for a Florida smoker against cigarette maker Philip Morris. The Duval County, Florida, jury on July 31 came back with the plaintiff's verdict after a three-week trial, finding that plaintiff Elaine Jordan has suffered $7.8 mill
Daily Report
added Aug 8, 2015 14:06
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With Punitive Damages For Smoker's Death ($$)

must pay $800,000 in punitive damages in a wrongful death trial brought by relatives of a woman who died of lung cancer after decades of smoking cigarettes, adding to a $1 million compensatory verdict...attorneys for the family of Lillian Kaplan urged jur
Law360
added Aug 8, 2015 13:25
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[Florida] Jury Weighs R.J. Reynolds' Role In Smoker's Cancer Death ($$)

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.
Law360
added Aug 6, 2015 13:49
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[Florida] Lung Transplant Recipient Awarded $11M in Suit Against Philip Morris

A decades-long smoker whose respiratory disease required two lung transplants won $11 million in her suit against cigarette maker Philip Morris as trial concluded Monday. Elaine Jordan v. Philip Morris, 2013-CA-008093.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 6, 2015 13:37
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