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[Florida] STAINES, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, and LORILLARD, INC., Appellees: PER CURIAM (PDF)

We affirm for the same basic reasons detailed in our opinion in In re 73 Engle-Related Cases. Shortly stated, we find no legal error in the trial court’s decision to dismiss the lawsuit filed by counsel on behalf of Ms. Staines because “deceased perso
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 9, 2018 17:52
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[Florida] Tobacco cases rejected because of dead clients

A state appellate court upheld the dismissal of more than 70 lawsuits against tobacco companies and refused to allow attorneys to amend the complaints because the clients had died before the cases were filed. Thursday’s decision came less than four month
Northwest Florida News
added Feb 9, 2018 17:23
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[Florida] Fla. Court OKs Toss Of Engle Cases Filed For Dead Plaintiffs ($$)

said a lower court was right to toss several dozen Engle progeny suits filed by two law firms on behalf of plaintiffs that “had been dead for many years,” just months after a panel of federal judges fined the same firms $9.1 million for filing nearly iden
Law360
added Feb 8, 2018 21:08
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Florida Jury Awards Family Of Smoker $17.5 Million In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

A Florida jury on Feb. 6 awarded the surviving family members of a smoker who died from lung cancer $10 million in punitive damages, bringing the total amount of damages to $17.5 million (Kenneth Gloger v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2011-CA-23
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2018 19:57
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Florida Jury Awards $40.9 Million In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

awarded the family of a former smoker $27 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny suit, bringing the total amount of damages to $40.9 million (Dawn Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2008-CV-022558, Fla. 17th Jud. Cir. Broward Co.). VID
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2018 19:59
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[Florida] Former Smoker Seeks Reinstatement Of $20 Million Punitive Damages Award ($$)

won a total of $26.5 million in an Engle progeny suit asked the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 2 to reinstate $20 million in punitive damages, saying the trial judge erred by revoking the damages (Judith Berger v. Philip Morris USA Inc., Nos.
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2018 19:58
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[Florida] $41.7M Award Against RJR for Smoker's COPD One of Largest Engle Tobacco Verdicts in Three Years

a nearly $27.8 million punitive verdict, capping a $41.7 million total award against the tobacco giant for its role in the respiratory disease that jurors found forced a Florida woman to undergo a lung transplant. Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-022
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:44
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Reynolds faces $40.9 million in damages after Florida jury's verdict

A Florida jury Tuesday handed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. its largest current punitive damages liability of $27 million for an Engle progeny case... The 17th Circuit Court jury in Broward County also approved providing the family of Dawn Schlefstein a tota
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 6, 2018 21:54
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[Florida] Ex-Smoker Urges 11th Circ. To Revive $20M Punitive Win ($$)

Judith Berger said the tobacco company has “cherry-picked” statements she made about her actions decades ago to misrepresent that she was not influenced by its advertisements when she decided to start smoking. “Philip Morris insists on viewing the evid
Law360
added Feb 6, 2018 22:07
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[Florida] Jury Tacks $28M Onto Smoker's $14M Win From RJ Reynolds ($$)

Following just over three hours of deliberations after roughly two days of arguments and testimony in the second phase of the trial, focused on punitive damages, the Fort Lauderdale jury returned Monday afternoon with the $27,799,999.99 verdict against R
Law360
added Feb 6, 2018 22:05
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