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[Florida] Lorillard Sheds 36 Engle Claims, Philip Morris Ends 2 [FREE FULL TEXT]

A Florida federal judge on Friday signed off on the release of Lorillard Tobacco Co. from 36 of the Engle cases over smoking-related injuries, while Philip Morris USA Inc. shed two suits, according to court documents. The parties had previously asked th
Law360
added Apr 15, 2015 18:15
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[Florida] STEIN: Fraudulent Concealment and the Statute of Repose

Anyone interested in the tobacco litigation and/or medical malpractice must read Hess v. Philip Morris USA....this decision of the Florida Supreme Court advances the understanding of statutes of repose and how they apply, inter alia, in medical malpractic
Harvard University Law Blogs
added Apr 18, 2015 10:27
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[Florida, Georgia] AUDIO: American Cancer Society CEO Talks Tobacco Lawsuits And More

The head of the Atlanta-based American Cancer Society Dr. John Seffrin, who is leaving the non-profit after more than 20 years at the helm, talked with Rose Scott and Denis O’Hayer about these issues and more on “A Closer Look.”
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Apr 14, 2015 14:56
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[Florida] 11th Circ. ruling could give Big Tobacco new weapon in Engle battle

"calls into question the underpinnings of all Engle litigation," said R. J. Reynolds spokesman David Howard. To read the full story on WestlawNext Practitioner Insights, click here: bit.ly/1NYWTP7 (Additional reporting by Dave Ingram)
Reuters
added Apr 10, 2015 13:15
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[Florida] Engle Ruling Unlikely To Shift Outcome Of Tobacco Trials ($$)

attorneys say it could nevertheless fail to sway state courts and juries that hear most smoking cases in Florida. The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday reversed a district court that had refused to grant judgment as a matter of law to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco C
Law360
added Apr 10, 2015 21:29
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[Florida] Engle Ruling Unlikely To Shift Outcome Of Tobacco Trials ($$)

some of the original Engle jury's Phase I findings — sweeping conclusions about the general ills of cigarettes that still aid plaintiffs in Florida — amount to a ban on the products, but attorneys say it could nevertheless fail to sway state courts and ju
Law360
added Apr 10, 2015 16:11
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Wins Big Ruling Too Late

Tobacco finally won a ruling that seriously undercuts the famous Engle ruling...The problem? The industry in February announced that it was settling nearly every case that might have been affected by this ruling.
Litigation Daily
added Apr 10, 2015 02:46
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[Florida] Professor: Tobacco Ruling 'Almost Like a Neutron Bomb'

Eleventh Circuit's ruling, that federal law doesn't allow the use of those findings, "is almost like a neutron bomb for the Engle-type cases," said Sergio Campos, a law professor at the University of Miami...., "a lot of cases are going to just disappear.
Daily Report
added Apr 10, 2015 02:44
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Big Win for Big Tobacco in Florida Smoking Case

"regulation of cigarettes rests on the assumption that they will still be sold and that consumers will maintain a 'right to choose to smoke or not to smoke...these specific, sweeping bases…we conclude frustrate the full purposes and objectives of Congress
Courthouse News
added Apr 10, 2015 02:40
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Wins Interest Cut On $25M Engle Award ($$)

A Florida appellate court on Thursday sided with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in a dispute over post-judgment interest on $25 million awarded in an Engle progeny case, finding that an amended statute allowing fluctuating rates can be retroactively applied to
Law360
added Apr 10, 2015 02:38
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