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Citing Schoeff, Florida Panel Orders $37.5 Million Tobacco Verdict Reinstated ($$)

ourt of Appeal on July 11 directed a trial court to reinstate the full $37.5 million award rendered by jurors following a third trial in an Engle progeny case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., pursuant to the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling in Schoeff v.
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 16, 2018 15:24
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[Florida] Firm Fights DQ In Cigarette Cases Before Fla. High Court ($$)

A Florida law firm urged the state’s Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn its disqualification from a lawsuit against cigarette companies for hiring a lawyer who had done work for Philip Morris, arguing that the decision could leave more than 100 clients
Law360
added Jul 14, 2018 00:00
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[Florida] DAVID CANTA, et al., Petitioners, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., et al., Respondents: PETITIONERS’ BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)

Third District’s opinion will strike at the heart of one of the most important associational rights of over 100 Engle-progeny plaintiffs...will significantly delay the adjudication of all of those lawsuits—no doubt the true motive underlying PM’s disquali
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 17, 2018 02:51
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Aim To Duck Punitive Damages In Death Case ($$)

nolds and Philip Morris asked a Florida jury on Thursday not to add punitive damages to the $2.1 million it awarded a fortnight ago over the death of a longtime smoker who worked at a Miami-area hospital in the early 1990s when smoking was still allowed i
Law360
added Jul 13, 2018 13:49
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[Florida] BUSH V. R.J. REYNOLDS LIVE Trial 07/11/18 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 11, 2018 18:58
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[Florida, Nebraska] D.C. Circuit: Tribal Corporations Not Exempt From Record Keeping ($$)

The record-keeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA) “do not turn on any territorial determination,” and therefore, businesses incorporated under the laws of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must still maintain data on the pur
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 9, 2018 15:31
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$3M Verdict Hits R.J. Reynolds for Lung Cancer That Killed Florida Man Years After He Quit Smoking

Burgess v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-009060. The state court jury’s verdict, reached after more than six hours of deliberations, found nicotine addiction, and Reynolds’ concealment of smoking’s dangers, led to Johnny Burgess’ fatal lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:15
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Minnesota Federal Judge Sends Deeming Rule Row To D.C. Federal Court ($$)

A motion to transfer a constitutional challenge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “deeming rule” was granted June 26 by a Minnesota federal judge who found that the case should proceed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Jen
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 28, 2018 15:04
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R.J. Reynolds Cleared of Fault in Tobacco Trial Over Florida Grandmother's Death

A jury in Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit, in Dade County, deliberated more than 10 hours before concluding Shirley Cohen was not a member of a class of smokers entitled to recover damages for smoking-related disease caused by cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:50
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Jury Sides With R.J. Reynolds In Florida Engle Progeny Case ($$)

A plaintiff’s assertions of Engle class membership were rejected June 22 by a Florida jury, which rendered a verdict in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on allegations of wrongful death by the son of a smoker (Mark Cohen, as Personal Representative to
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 28, 2018 14:37
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