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[Florida] 11th Circuit upholds ruling against tobacco companies in COPD case

upheld a jury award in the case of a woman who sued three tobacco companies claiming smoking their cigarettes caused chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Pauline Burkhart was one of many individuals who moved forward with an individual lawsuit a
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:14
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[Florida] VIDEO: Verdict reached in tobacco company lawsuit

A jury awarded Alachua County resident, Jo Freeman, $4 million in damages, after her husband, David, died of lung cancer. He had smoked Philip-Morris cigarettes for thirty years. The jury found Philip-Morris was 60% responsible for David Freeman's death
WCJB TV20 (Gainesville, FL)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:50
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Florida Jury Finds Punitive Damages Not Warranted In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

punitive damages were not warranted in an Engle progeny suit in which jurors were tasked with deciding whether punitive damages were warranted for the family of a woman who died from lung cancer she developed from smoking cigarettes (Teresa Starr-Blundell
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 14, 2018 20:03
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Florida Jury Renders Defense Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

found that a man who died of lung cancer was addicted to cigarettes but found that the man was at fault for his disease and death and rendered a defense verdict in an Engle progeny suit (Jewell Mobley v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2007-CA-001709,
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 13, 2018 20:35
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Florida Supreme Court Declines To Review $33 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

denied a tobacco company’s petition to review a $33 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that two tobacco companies hid the dangers of cigarettes from her husband, leading to his lung cancer and death (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 13, 2018 20:35
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[Florida] Illinois Federal Judge Denies Summary Judgment In Mark Cancellation Dispute ($$)

A plaintiff seeking review of a cancellation by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of three trademarks relating to cigarette rolling papers was denied summary judgment by an Illinois federal judge on March 12 (DRL Enterprises Inc. v. North Atlant
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 13, 2018 19:44
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Florida Appeals Panel Upholds Summary Judgment In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

affirmed summary judgment for a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband developed emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes made by the tobacco com
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 12, 2018 21:17
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[Florida] Retrial Begins in Case Against Philip Morris Over Whether Smoking Addiction Caused Contractor's Cancer

Attorneys last week argued over the role Philip Morris cigarettes and nicotine addiction played in the death of a 54-year-old Florida building contractor, as retrial against the tobacco giant opened nine months after jurors deadlocked in the case’s first
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 12, 2018 17:40
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Lose Appeal In 'Engle' Case

A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected arguments of tobacco companies and upheld a $7.5 million verdict in favor of a longtime smoker who developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...in favor of Pauline Burkhart, who began smoking in the 1950s an
WLRN-Miami Herald
added Mar 10, 2018 00:55
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[Florida] Hell bound

On the flip side, Florida’s Judicial Hellhole ranking might be a case of a lot of smoke but little fire, say several lawyers. One issue: Scot Goldberg, a personal injury attorney in Fort Myers with Goldberg Noone, says the report relies on overgeneraliz
Business Observer (Sarasota, FL)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:26
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