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[Florida] Fla. High Court Asked To Restore $20M Engle Verdict ($$)

The daughter of a lifelong smoker who died of cancer argued Wednesday to the Florida Supreme Court that a state appeals court imposed an improper cap on damages awards when it overturned a $20 million jury verdict in her favor in an Engle progeny case.
Law360
added Jun 8, 2018 03:22
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Florida Appeals Court Affirms Transfer Of Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

rejected a challenge by the widow of a smoker of a July 2017 transfer of her wrongful death claims against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. from Miami-Dade to Martin County (Phyllis Muro v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 3D17-1765, Fla. App., 3rd Dist., 2018 Fla
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 7, 2018 23:29
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Florida Appeals Court: Stay Of Judgment In Engle Progeny Case Required ($$)

A Florida judge erred in refusing to stay execution of a judgment where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. complied with Florida’s bond-cap statute by posting a $15 million bond, the Fourth District Florida Court of Appeal ruled June 6 (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 7, 2018 23:28
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Florida Supreme Court weighs damages for adult child in smoker’s death

One justice described the relationship between Juanita Thurston and Gwendolyn Odom as a “textbook example” of love between a mother and a daughter. But the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with whether Odom, an adult, should be able to receive
Leesburg (FL) Daily Commercial
added Jun 7, 2018 16:47
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JAN GROSSMAN, as Personal Representative of the Estate of LAURA GROSSMAN, deceased, Appellee. (PDF)

The record establishes that RJ Reynolds posted a sufficient bond pursuant to section 569.23(3)(a)1., and is entitled to a stay of execution. We therefore conclude the trial court erred by not staying the writ of garnishment. However, we are satisfi
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 11, 2018 10:32
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[Florida] RJR Can Hold Off On $38M Award To Smoker's Kin, For Now ($$)

A three-judge panel of the Fourth District said the tobacco company posted a $15 million bond and can therefore delay paying the amount until 30 days after state appellate proceedings have ended. But the court denied the company's bid to dissolve a writ
Law360
added Jun 7, 2018 23:08
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Asked To Restore $20M Engle Verdict ($$)

he daughter of a lifelong smoker who died of cancer argued Wednesday to the Florida Supreme Court that a state appeals court imposed an improper cap on damages awards when it overturned a $20 million jury verdict in her favor in an Engle progeny case.
Law360
added Jun 7, 2018 16:48
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[Florida] Justices weigh damages for adult child in smoker's death

Justices questioned attorneys for Odom and R.J. Reynolds about issues related to damage awards for adult children in wrongful-death cases — as opposed to damages that can be awarded to surviving spouses or minor children. The 4th District Court of Appeal
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 7, 2018 06:27
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[Florida] Court weighs if adults can win big verdicts in parents’ smoking deaths

lorida Supreme Court justices on Wednesday sharply quizzed a cigarette-maker that urged them to throw out an $18.5 million jury verdict, arguing that adult children don’t deserve so much money for the loss of a parent.
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jun 7, 2018 06:26
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[Florida] COHEN V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 06/06/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff, claims defendant hid the dangers of cigarettes, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:35
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