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[Florida] 11th Circuit Hears Arguments In Georgia Tobacco Regulations Case ($$)

An attorney for S&M Brands Inc. on April 17 told the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) is “skewed to benefit participating manufacturers,” as evidenced by a recent change to Georgia’s Model Escrow Agreement (MEA
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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Florida Jury: Smoker Primarily At Fault For COPD Diagnosis ($$)

awarded an Engle progeny plaintiff $375,000 in damages but deemed her 90 percent at fault for her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Myra Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2008-CA-15000, Fla. Cir., 4thhJud., Duval Co.).
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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Florida Panel Sides With Tobacco Plaintiff, Upholds $20 Million Award ($$)

rejected efforts by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to undo a $20 million punitive damage award issued by jurors to the widower of a smoker who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Alan Konzelman,
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Florida] Counsel For Widow Of Smoker Moves To Strike Notice Of Unavailability ($$)

counsel for a 76-year-old plaintiff who in February won $24 million in an Engle progeny suit requested a hearing date on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s renewed motion for a directed verdict “as soon as humanly possible” (Rosemarie Graffeo v. R.J. Reynolds To
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Seeks To Undo Punitives In $11.5M Award ($$)

asked a Florida appeals court Wednesday for a new trial in a case that resulted in an $11.5 million award for the relatives of a nurse who died of lung cancer, arguing that the instructions to the jury regarding how they could determine entitlement to pun
Law360
added May 10, 2018 17:49
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[Florida] DAMIANO V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 05/10/18 –

plaintiffs claim defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by concealing the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 9, 2018 02:03
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Mistrial Declared In Florida Tobacco Case After Juror Is Stricken ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. successfully moved to strike a juror for his “inability to understand English” (Myron Kaplan v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added May 9, 2018 03:02
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[Florida] Justices Asked To Consider Dismissed Tobacco Cases

three months after an appeals court upheld the dismissal of 73 lawsuits against tobacco companies, plaintiffs’ attorneys are asking the Florida Supreme Court to take up the dispute. The attorneys filed a notice last week as a first step in seeking Suprem
WLRN-Miami Herald
added May 9, 2018 01:21
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[Florida] Camel Cigarettes & Tobacco Conspiracy to Blame for Man's Fatal Cancer, Atty Argues in Trial Against RJR

Attorneys battled Friday over whether nicotine addiction and a conspiracy to hide smoking’s dangers caused a Florida man’s lung cancer death as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds. Morse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-006848. “It’s almost a 50-year conspiracy
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 9, 2018 01:20
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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 5.8.18: “Justices asked to consider dismissed tobacco cases”

About three months after an appeals court upheld the dismissal of 73 lawsuits against tobacco companies, plaintiffs’ attorneys are asking the Florida Supreme Court to take up the dispute. The attorneys filed a notice as a first step in seeking Supreme Cou
Florida Politics
added May 9, 2018 00:08
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