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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay Disfigured Ex-Smoker $12M, Jury Says ($$)

Merino's attorney Alex Alvarez emphasized his client's suffering, pointing to her appearance when she testified. "You saw how she struggled to even speak," Alvarez said. "You heard how she struggles to even eat. She's deformed, distorted, mangled and ...
added Jul 23, 2015 22:10

[Florida] Reynolds facing $12M in punitive damages from Engle verdicts

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is facing up to a combined $12.55 million in punitive damages from two recent Engle progeny jury verdicts in Florida.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 23, 2015 17:28

[Florida] PERRY: Why would physicians testify that smoking isn't addictive? Maybe the money. Lots of money.

The medical community — including specialty societies such as the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery — needs to engage in more formal reviews of such testimony to make sure it adheres to professional ethical standards, he adds.
added Jul 23, 2015 12:54

[Florida] Fla. District Court Braces For Possible Engle Retrials ($$)

A federal judge on Tuesday outlined how Florida’s Middle District will handle certain Engle progeny cases that were tried to a verdict and will need to be retried in the event that the Eleventh Circuit stands firm in its decision that federal law preempts
added Jul 23, 2015 16:48

[Florida] 'Punish' RJ Reynolds' For Ex-Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

tobacco company R.J. Reynolds lied to his client about how dangerous cigarettes are. "Punish them...Punish them and let other companies know you cannot act like this." Lillian Kaplan began smoking in 1941 at age 12 and was a regular smoker by the time s
added Jul 23, 2015 16:45

[Florida] $10.5 Million Award for Family of Woman Who Smoked 21 Different Brands

assigned $3 million each in punitive damages to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. The jury also provided $1.5 million to Glodine McCoy's 87-year-old widower for the pain and suffering of losing his wife in 1997. (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 22, 2015 19:36

[Florida] Tobacco Titans Slapped with $10.5M Verdict in Lung Cancer Case

The award includes a $9 million punitive verdict jurors leveled Friday against Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds, and Lorillard in John McCoy's Engle progeny suit against the tobacco makers. Last Monday, jurors awarded McCoy $1.5 million in compensatory dama
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 21, 2015 13:32

Tobacco Companies Still Battling Smoking-Cancer Link

The doctors pointed the finger at everything from alcohol to mouthwash to salted fish and more. Doctors and lawyers on behalf of the tobacco companies would pick up on the most minute details of a plaintiff’s lifestyle, even something as simple as living
Discovery Channel
added Jul 22, 2015 15:10

[Florida] Testimony by otolaryngologists in defense of tobacco companies 2009–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Noble organizations in otolaryngology should take stands to resist tobacco industry manipulation of the legal process by enforcing ethical standards in expert testimony to insure that it is unbiased and based on fair and balanced interpretation of the sc
The Laryngoscope
added Jul 17, 2015 18:00

[Florida] Dr. Kim R. Jones, MD

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jones Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jones to family and friends is 4.3 out of 5
added Jul 17, 2015 17:47
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