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[Florida] $41.7M Award Against RJR for Smoker's COPD One of Largest Engle Tobacco Verdicts in Three Years

a nearly $27.8 million punitive verdict, capping a $41.7 million total award against the tobacco giant for its role in the respiratory disease that jurors found forced a Florida woman to undergo a lung transplant. Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-022
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:44
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Reynolds faces $40.9 million in damages after Florida jury's verdict

A Florida jury Tuesday handed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. its largest current punitive damages liability of $27 million for an Engle progeny case... The 17th Circuit Court jury in Broward County also approved providing the family of Dawn Schlefstein a tota
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 6, 2018 21:54
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[Florida] Ex-Smoker Urges 11th Circ. To Revive $20M Punitive Win ($$)

Judith Berger said the tobacco company has “cherry-picked” statements she made about her actions decades ago to misrepresent that she was not influenced by its advertisements when she decided to start smoking. “Philip Morris insists on viewing the evid
Law360
added Feb 6, 2018 22:07
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[Florida] Jury Tacks $28M Onto Smoker's $14M Win From RJ Reynolds ($$)

Following just over three hours of deliberations after roughly two days of arguments and testimony in the second phase of the trial, focused on punitive damages, the Fort Lauderdale jury returned Monday afternoon with the $27,799,999.99 verdict against R
Law360
added Feb 6, 2018 22:05
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJR Thumped with $14M Verdict & Possible Punitives for COPD that Forced Lung Transplant

was found liable for nearly $14 million in compensatory damages, plus potential punitives, after jurors found the tobacco giant responsible for the respiratory disease that forced a South Florida smoker to undergo a lung transplant. Schlefstein v. R.J. R
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43
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[Florida] JUDITH BERGER, Plaintiff-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee: APPELLEE’S/CROSS-APPELLANT’S REPLY BRIEF (PDF)

District Court’s decision overturning the jury verdict on fraudulent concealment and conspiracy should be reversed. Regardless, under controlling Florida law, the punitive damages award should be reinstated. If the award is not reinstated, Mrs. Berger re
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 6, 2018 22:12
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[Florida] Trial Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

Law360
added Feb 3, 2018 00:19
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[Florida] Product Liability Group Of The Year: King & Spalding ($$)

King & Spalding LLP notched courtroom wins for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in so-called Engle progeny cases and Johnson & Johnson in the first trial over the alleged connection between the company's talc products and mesothelioma to go to verdict, helping l
Law360
added Feb 1, 2018 03:05
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[Florida] GRAFFEO V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 02/05/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 31, 2018 16:17
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Panel Upholds $620,000 Verdict In Tobacco Lawsuit

found that a trial court did not err in an Engle progeny suit by denying a tobacco company’s motion to reduce compensatory damages to the widower of a woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (James Smith Sr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 1, 2018 03:43
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