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[Florida] MARTIN V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL.

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 5, 2017 01:51
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10-Q Quarterly Report / QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

The federal Engle Progeny cases likewise presented exceptional circumstances not present in the state Engle Progeny cases or elsewhere. All of the federal Engle Progeny cases subject to the settlement were pending in the same court, were coordinated by t
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 3, 2017 12:21
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[Florida] Fla. Court Ruling Doesn't Affect Tobacco Case, 11th Circ. Told ($$)

A widower whose wife died of smoking-related lung cancer told the Eleventh Circuit on Monday that a recent Florida Supreme Court ruling that federal law does not preempt Engle progeny plaintiffs' strict liability and negligence claims against tobacco comp
Law360
added May 3, 2017 11:41
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[Florida] LETTER: RE: Graham v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 13-14590 (PDF)

Dear Mr. Smith:...The Florida Supreme Court’s decision in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Marotta has no bearing on any live issue before this Court...Marotta rejected the preemption theory that Appellants abandoned here and adds nothing to the due process c
Amazon CloudFront
added May 3, 2017 20:13
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[Florida] SHEFFIELD V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO.

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendant's concealment of smoking's risks led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2017 13:10
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RJR's Deception Caused Florida Farm Owner's Fatal Cancer, Atty Says as Trial Opens

Attorneys argued over the role R.J. Reynolds may have played in the fatal cancer that struck a Florida farm owner who smoked for more than half his life, as trial opened against the tobacco company Thursday. Lawrence v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-000178.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2017 13:11
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[Florida] Jury Awards Nothing to Smoker's Widow in Trial Against RJR, Despite Finding Cigarettes Caused Smoker's Death

Jurors this week found a Florida smoker's cancer and death were caused by R.J. Reynolds cigarettes, but shut out the smoker’s widow on her claim for damages against the tobacco company. Shadd v. R.J. Reynolds
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2017 13:12
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $15 Million Tobacco Verdict for Smokers Widow; Attorney: Hillsboro County Jurys $12 Million in Punitive Damages Signals Disgust for Deceptive Practices

Jurors found that Johnny Lima, who was 60 when he died in 1994, was addicted to R.J. Reynolds’ cigarettes containing nicotine. Lima left behind his wife, a son and three daughters, grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. “Mr. Lima’s story is another in t
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:00
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[Florida] Jury Awards $15 Million To Widow Of Smoker In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

awarded the widow of a smoker in a tobacco suit a total of $12 million in punitive damages, bringing the total award against a tobacco company to $15 million (Mary Lima v. R.J. Reynolds, et al
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 26, 2017 12:48
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[Florida] Tampa jury awards $15 million to widow in tobacco lawsuit

After a four-week trial, the jury said Mary Lima, 83, is entitled to $3 million in compensatory damages from the loss of her husband, Johnny Lima. The jury also ordered $12 million in punitive damages against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Lima, a grocer
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Apr 25, 2017 02:28
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