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[Florida] Philip Morris Slams Engle Plaintiff's Bid To Revive $20M Award ($$)

The tobacco company argued that plaintiff Judith Berger was wrongly arguing that U.S. District Judge James Carr didn't properly consider her testimony about why she chose to switch to smoking "light" and "low-tar" cigarettes. Philip Morris argues that th
Law360
added Jul 9, 2015 10:56
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[Florida] Openings of Oral Cancer Trial Against RJR Top the Tobacco Litigation Review for the Week of June 22

Whether a decades-long smoker who contracted oral cancer knew the dangers of cigarettes in time to prevent her illness took center stage as trial opened Thursday in her husband’s suit against R.J. Reynolds. Carole Larkin, a smoker for more than 30 years,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 26, 2015 16:14
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[Florida] VIDEO: LARKIN V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO LIVETrial

Larkin (personal representative of the estate of Carole Larkin) claims R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co concealed the dangers of smoking cigarettes, which fueled his wife Carole Larkin's addiction to nicotine and caused her fatal cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 1, 2015 15:37
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Urges Court To Reinstate $20M Punitive Award ($$)

to reconsider a decision vacating her $20 million punitive damages win in the tobacco injury case, saying another judge in the same court upheld a similar $17 million verdict just last week...Berger asked U.S. District Judge James Carr to reconsider his A
Law360
added Jun 25, 2015 20:37
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[Florida] Georgia Defense Attorney Spotlighted on the Season's Final Engle Trading Card

features an Atlanta-based attorney who won his first three Engle trials in front of CVN cameras.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 24, 2015 15:59
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[Florida] Law Firm Hit With Coverage Row Over Botched Tobacco Suits ($$)

Allied World Insurance Co. on Monday hit The Wilner Firm PA with a suit in Florida federal court, seeking a declaration that it doesn’t have to cover costs that the firm incurred after it was sued by a number of plaintiffs in underlying dismissed tobacco
Law360
added Jun 24, 2015 19:18
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Engle Plaintiff Denied New Federal Trial Against RJ Reynolds ($$)

Lennox, a COPD sufferer who lost a jury verdict in February, had argued ... that the jury had received improper instructions relating to R.J. Reynolds' statute of limitations defense, according to her motion for a new trial filed in April.
Law360
added Jun 22, 2015 17:44
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[Florida] $776K Verdict Against RJR Highlights the Engle Progeny Week in Review for June 15

Ray Persons tells jurors that Thomas Hardin was aware of the dangers of smoking throughout his life. Hardin, a decades-long smoker, died of COPD in 2012. On Thursday, jurors awarded his widow, Joyce Hardin, $776,000 in her suit claiming Persons' client,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 21, 2015 11:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Liable But Escapes Large Award In Engle Suit ($$)

jury entered a verdict for $776,000 in compensatory damages for a woman in an Engle progeny suit Thursday after finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for her husband's cigarette addiction and diseases leading to his 2012 death, far less than the $20 mi
Law360
added Jun 20, 2015 16:29
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[Florida] SHIRLEY SPOONER VS. LIEFF, CABRASER, HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN: COMPLAINT AND DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL (PDF)

t not limited to, the following: wrongfully stipulating that Plaintiff's case should be dismissed; failing to properly review the Stipulation prior to its filing; failing to correct the record to re;flect that the Stipulation enoneously listed Plaintiff
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 9, 2015 17:36
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