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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Dodges $9M Liability For Smoker's Death At Trial ($$)

A Florida jury on Monday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. not liable in a $9 million wrongful death suit over a man's death from a rare form of lung cancer, finding that tobacco addiction did not contribute to his passing.
Law360
added Oct 26, 2015 18:27
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Dodges $9M Liability For Smoker's Death At Trial ($$)

A Florida jury on Monday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. not liable in a $9 million wrongful death suit over a man's death from a rare form of lung cancer, finding that tobacco addiction did not contribute to his passing. The jury in Fort Lauderdale ret
Law360
added Oct 26, 2015 15:21
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in $9M Suit Over Smoker's Deadly Lung Cancer

Jurors Monday cleared R.J. Reynolds of liability for the lung cancer death of a Florida plaster worker who smoked for more than five decades....no to the preliminary question of whether David Robertson, the smoker at the case’s heart, was addicted to nico
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 26, 2015 15:15
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[Florida] Philip Morris Caused Mortician's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

The wife of a mortician and funeral home director who died of lung cancer on Thursday urged a Florida jury to find Philip Morris USA Inc. liable for his death, saying that the company hid the dangers of cigarettes from him until he became hopelessly addic
Law360
added Oct 23, 2015 17:47
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[Florida] Tobacco or Asbestos? Cancer's Cause in Smoker a Key as Trial Opens Against R.J. Reynolds

As trial opened this week over the lung cancer of a Florida plasterer who smoked for more than 50 years, opposing attorneys debated the cause of the disease and its link to R.J. Reynolds cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2015 15:17
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Most Feared Plaintiffs Firm: Lieff Cabraser ($$)

spent the past year facing off against a who’s who of major class action defendants, negotiating headline-grabbing settlements with companies ranging from Apple and Google to Philip Morris and other tobacco giants.
Law360
added Oct 15, 2015 12:42
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Defends Removal Of Engle Fee Fight ($$)

asked a Florida federal judge Tuesday not to remand its dispute with fellow plaintiffs firms over fees from a $100 million settlement that resolved hundreds of Engle progeny cases, rejecting the rival firms’ claim that the court lacks jurisdiction....
Law360
added Oct 15, 2015 12:42
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[Florida] Ads Made Cigarettes Seem Healthy, Jury Told In Engle Trial ($$)

The widow of a man who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury to find R.J. Reynolds liable for his death on Monday, saying that tobacco companies' advertisements led him to believe tobacco use had health benefits when he began smoking at age 12.
Law360
added Oct 14, 2015 13:05
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Challenges Engle Tort Liability In Fla. Court ($$)

plaintiff Phil Marotta...successfully argued his strict liability claim in trial court... On appeal, R.J. Reynolds argues that the jury's conclusion should be overturned because the verdict either relies on a theory that all cigarettes are defective — an
Law360
added Oct 13, 2015 17:31
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Largely Cleared of Liability in Smoker's Death, as Jurors Award $5K to Widower

Jurors delivered a verdict for R.J. Reynolds in everything but name Monday, as they awarded $5,000 to the widower of a Polish immigrant who smoked for more than 40 years, and they found Reynolds only 2% responsible for the cancer that caused her death. Go
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 9, 2015 21:08
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