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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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[Florida] BREAKING: RJR Thumped with $14M Verdict & Possible Punitives for COPD that Forced Lung Transplant

was found liable for nearly $14 million in compensatory damages, plus potential punitives, after jurors found the tobacco giant responsible for the respiratory disease that forced a South Florida smoker to undergo a lung transplant. Schlefstein v. R.J. R
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43
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[Florida] JUDITH BERGER, Plaintiff-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee: APPELLEE’S/CROSS-APPELLANT’S REPLY BRIEF (PDF)

District Court’s decision overturning the jury verdict on fraudulent concealment and conspiracy should be reversed. Regardless, under controlling Florida law, the punitive damages award should be reinstated. If the award is not reinstated, Mrs. Berger re
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 6, 2018 22:12
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[Florida] Trial Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

Law360
added Feb 3, 2018 00:19
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[Florida] Product Liability Group Of The Year: King & Spalding ($$)

King & Spalding LLP notched courtroom wins for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in so-called Engle progeny cases and Johnson & Johnson in the first trial over the alleged connection between the company's talc products and mesothelioma to go to verdict, helping l
Law360
added Feb 1, 2018 03:05
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[Florida] GRAFFEO V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 02/05/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 31, 2018 16:17
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Panel Upholds $620,000 Verdict In Tobacco Lawsuit

found that a trial court did not err in an Engle progeny suit by denying a tobacco company’s motion to reduce compensatory damages to the widower of a woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (James Smith Sr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 1, 2018 03:43
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[Florida] 11th Circuit refuses to reduce damages award in tobacco case

struck down a request by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co to reduce a $620,000 damages award...said that, while the trial court’s jury instructions were in fact incorrect, a December decision by the Florida’s highest court resolved the issue.
Reuters
added Jan 30, 2018 16:00
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Escape $1M In Atty Fees To Smoker’s Estate ($$)

cleared R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC of an obligation to pay almost $1 million in attorneys’ fees to the estate of a deceased smoker who won more than $2 million in a jury award, saying there was a “good reason” for the expenses incurre
Law360
added Jan 30, 2018 03:26
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Notches Win at Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Mouth Cancer

cleared R.J. Reynolds of responsibility for the oral cancer that killed a 53-year-old smoker. Kelsey v. R.J. Reynolds... The jury, in Florida’s 7th Judicial Circuit, in Volusia County, rejected the contention an addiction to nicotine caused the mouth c
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 26, 2018 20:03
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