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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Smoking Trucker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

A wrinkle in this case for the plaintiffs will be proving that heart disease was a major cause of Cavalier's death. The cause of death listed on his death certificate is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...However, he was diagnosed with that disease
Law360
added Nov 8, 2015 14:11
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[Florida] Philip Morris Owes $17M For Mortician's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Attorney Matthew Schultz of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor PA told jurors during closing arguments in Pensacola, Florida, that the economic damages amount to more than $2 million, and asked jurors to award Lamar Danielson's widow and
Law360
added Nov 5, 2015 02:19
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[Florida] Mortician Couldn't Quit Smoking Until After Developing Fatal Cancer, Widow Says in Trial Against Philip Morris

The widow of a Florida mortician told jurors Thursday that her husband tried unsuccessfully to stop smoking for years, but succeeded only after he was diagnosed with the cancer that eventually killed him, as trial continued in her suit against cigarette m
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 2, 2015 11:13
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[Florida] Judge Steps Down From Smoker's Suit Over RJ Reynolds Ties ($$)

Honeywell said she must recuse herself from the suit brought by Lewis Mosley...so as to avoid “even the appearance of partiality or impropriety,” because she had previously worked on behalf of R.J. Reynolds in another product liability suit.
Law360
added Oct 29, 2015 13:22
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[Florida, Georgia] Fla. Atty Disciplined Over Bungled Wrongful Death Suit

Christopher M. Chesnut, who owns Atlanta-based The Chestnut Firm and was one of several attorneys who represented Cynthia Robinson...stemming from a grievance complaint by a mother Chestnut represented in a wrongful death suit over the fatal shooting of h
Law360
added Oct 28, 2015 16:40
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[Florida] 94-year-old Delray man takes suit against cigarette-makers to trial

Shulman survived 20 years since he was diagnosed with bladder cancer his urologist blames on a more than three-decade one-pack-a-day habit. More surprisingly, he survived long enough to be in court to watch his claims against cigarette giants R.J. Reynold
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Oct 27, 2015 09:20
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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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