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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Cleared in $15M Lung Cancer and COPD Suit

Jurors answered “no” to the initial questions of whether Fannie Collar, a smoker for 50 years according to her attorneys, was addicted to nicotine and whether that addiction caused her lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Collar, 81, w
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:03

[Florida] Fla. Court Remands $12M Engle Award To Apply Shared Fault ($$)

appeals court on Friday upheld a jury verdict against Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny tobacco case but found the trial court erred by entering a final judgment without apportioning the $12 million award based on comparative fault....Lauren Gree
added Aug 1, 2015 09:39

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Win Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $15M Trial ($$)

argued that she chose to smoke and refused to drop the habit even after being warned by friends and family members. And she even picked it back up after she developed her illnesses, according to Philip Morris... "After all, look at Ms. Collar in 2006, whe
added Aug 1, 2015 09:38

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Win Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $15M Trial ($$)

won a defense jury verdict in a $15 million lawsuit brought by an ex-smoker who lost a lung to cancer, with the Florida jurors finding that nicotine addiction didn't legally cause her disease. The verdict in Vero Beach, Florida, comes after a more than t
added Jul 30, 2015 19:28

[Florida] Love and law ($$)

US husband-and-wife legal team Stanley and Susan Rosenblatt never doubted they could achieve the impossible
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 30, 2015 12:30

[Florida] Jury Told Tobacco Cos. Should Pay $15M For Lost Lung ($$)

smoker who lost a lung to cancer urged a Florida jury to award her $15 million plus punitive damages during closing arguments… saying the companies hid the dangers … Collar developed lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a degenerative di
added Jul 30, 2015 11:46

Altria Reports 2015 Second-Quarter and First-Half Results; Raises 2015 Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance; and Announces New $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program

Altria and PM USA recorded pre-tax charges totaling $31 million for the estimated costs of implementing the corrective communications remedy in the federal government’s lawsuit against them.
Altria Group, Inc.
added Jul 29, 2015 11:58

[Florida] Fla. Woman Fights To Get Smoking Suit Reinstated ($$)

A woman whose mother died of smoking-related illnesses fought Tuesday to have her suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and others reinstated...said the trial court erred in dismissing his client Diana Pappas' suit because she did not file an amended com
added Jul 29, 2015 12:08

[Florida] Philip Morris Can't Stay Appeal In $17M Case, 11th Circ. Told ($$)

A Florida woman who won a $17 million jury verdict against Philip Morris USA in a suit claiming her cigarette addiction led to the amputation of her legs fired back at the cigarette company’s motion to stay the case in the Eleventh...any delays would thre
added Jul 29, 2015 12:03

Strong operating performance drives RAI’s 2Q15 results / Company announces: - Dividend increase - Two-for-one stock split - Increased full-year EPS guidance (PDF)

“Reynolds American delivered excellent results in the second quarter, in addition to successfully completing the Lorillard acquisition and related divestiture,” said Susan M. Cameron, president and chief executive officer of RAI. “The strength of our oper
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:51
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