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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Should Pay For Wife's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

saying the cigarette manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking until she was addicted and it was too late. Adam Trop of Trop Law Group, representing Roland Ledoux, told jurors in Miami that Patricia Mary Ledoux started smoking at age 14 and smoked t
Law360
added Dec 8, 2015 04:55
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[Florida] LENGTHY TOBACCO SUIT GETS UNDERWAY

The trial, which is estimated to take as many as three weeks, started Monday morning at the Guy A. Race Court Room Annex in Quincy. Monroe’s attorneys, Juan Bauta and Daryl Parks, spoke to the jury first about her claims and throat cancer.
Havana (FL) Herald
added Dec 17, 2015 21:21
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[Florida] Shook Hardy Managing Partner Shines in Philip Morris Cases

Between Sept. 1, 2014, and Aug. 31 of this year, tobacco giant Philip Morris was the defendant in 24 Engle trials resulting from lawsuits by individuals that grew out of a decertified class action. A partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon has been lead counsel
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:31
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Appellant/Cross-Appellee, V. JOAN SCHOEPF, Appellee/Cross-Appellant: NOTICE TO INVOKE DISCRETIONARY JURISDICTION (PDF)

RJR raises four issues on appeal. First, it contends that the trial court erred in denying its motion for a directed verdict because Plaintiff failed to prove addiction causation. Second, it asserts that certain comments made by Plaintiff's counsel
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 13:37
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[Florida] Product Liability MVP: Shook Hardy's William Geraghty ($$)

a managing partner at Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, has been the firm's tobacco trial ace in Florida, successfully defending Philip Morris USA Inc. in four back-to-back Engle progeny trials in the space of a year and earning a spot on Law360's 2015 list of...
Law360
added Dec 4, 2015 02:58
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[Florida] Big Three Tobacco Companies Win in Nonagenarian's $8M Bladder Cancer, Heart Disease Suit

The six-member jury deliberated for about four hours before concluding nicotine addiction did not cause Robert Shulman’s bladder cancer, coronary artery disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:12
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[Florida] Smokers lose two Palm Beach County trials against tobacco companies

Separate Palm Beach County Circuit Court juries rejected claims by Robert Shulman and those by the family of the late Thomas Cavalier that R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies should pay millions for producing a product that is both deadly and addic
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Dec 1, 2015 00:42
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Musician's $1.9M Suit Claiming Smoking Caused COPD

Jurors Tuesday found a South Florida musician did not suffer from the respiratory disease she claimed was caused by decades of smoking, giving R.J. Reynolds the win in her $1.9 million suit against the tobacco giant. Green v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-046326
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2015 18:27
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[Florida] Fla. Woman Says Time Not Up In Suit Against Lieff Cabraser ($$)

urged a federal court on Tuesday to deny the firm’s attempt to dismiss her suit, saying her malpractice claims are not subject to a statute of limitations. Shirley Spooner, whose mother, Geraldine Weedman, died of lung cancer in 1997 and was part of the
Law360
added Nov 27, 2015 00:48
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Persuades Jury Ex-Smoker Doesn't Have COPD ($$

Jurors reached the decision Tuesday shortly after closing arguments wrapped in the case, during which R.J. Reynolds attorney Frank T. Bayuk of King & Spalding LLP told jurors that Cynthia Green did not have COPD before the Engle class action cutoff date,
Law360
added Nov 25, 2015 14:45
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