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[Florida] $18M Verdict Smacks R.J. Reynolds in Trial over Korean War Vet's Deadly Lung Cancer

“They desperately desired to get Joe Nally smoking as a teenager, and they succeeded,” Bigger said. “By the time he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps at 17 years old he was a regular daily smoker and well on his way to a lifetime of addiction for himsel
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 18, 2016 17:30
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[Florida] Jury rules against cigarette company in $18 million verdict

argued that any current marketing by R.J. Reynolds is subject to FDA approval. "They are now closely watched and heavily regulated," Geise said. "Reynolds is now making a product that helps people stop smoking."...current management at Reynolds had nothi
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added May 18, 2016 07:17
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[Florida] JUDITH BERGER v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: AMENDED NOTICE OF APPEAL (PDF)

PM USA hereby files this Amended Notice of Appeal from the November 19, 2015 Final Judgment (Doc. 172), and the district court’s order denying PM USA’s Rule 60 motion to correct the Final Judgment (Doc. 174) and orders denying PM USA’s Motion For Judgment
Amazon CloudFront
added May 23, 2016 20:48
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJ Reynolds With $18M Verdict For Husband's Death ($$)

slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $12 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny lawsuit brought by the widow of a retired U.S. Air Force serviceman who died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, bringing the total verdict to...
Law360
added May 18, 2016 16:40
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $12M For Airman's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Attorney Brent R. Bigger of Bigger Law PA told jurors in Polk County, Florida, that Marlene Nally was left a widow late in life after many decades of marriage to Joseph Nally. "Those golden years, those are the years where you really need each other the
Law360
added May 17, 2016 16:32
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[North Carolina] SWEDA: May 5, 2016 – a RAIny day in Winston-Salem

During the question & answer session, several speakers raised the issue of working conditions for farm workers. Hillary Laslo, a FLOC member from Toledo, OH, spoke of abusive conditions on the farm and the fear of retaliation. Julie Taylor, the ex-Direc
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 13, 2016 19:57
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[Florida] Smoker's Widower Awarded $12M in Cancer Trial Against RJR, with Punitives Still to Come

A jury Wednesday awarded $12 million, plus potential punitive damages, to the widower of a Florida smoker for the role R.J. Reynolds played in the woman’s cancer death. Dion v. R.J. Reynolds, 13CA5673.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 12, 2016 18:14
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Hit With $12M Engle Verdict, Faces Punitives ($$)

awarded $12 million in compensatory damages to the widower of a woman who allegedly died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. also owes punitive damages for its role in concealing the dangers of tobacco...
Law360
added May 11, 2016 21:04
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $11M For Wife's Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a woman who died of lung cancer after four decades of heavy smoking urged a Florida jury Tuesday to award him $11 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until sh
Law360
added May 11, 2016 13:41
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[Florida] Judith Berger v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.: ORDER (PDF)

Because PM USA acknowledges that I have already rejected many of its arguments, I discuss most fully PM USA’s argument that federal law impliedly preempts Mrs. Berger’s negligence and strict liability claims.
Amazon CloudFront
added May 9, 2016 10:47
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