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[Florida] Teague v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company et al ($$)

added Jan 28, 2016 20:07

[Florida] Federal appeals court vacates pivotal ruling on smokers' lawsuits

A federal appellate court vacated last week a pivotal ruling that Engle plaintiffs must prove the cigarettes smoked by themselves or relatives were defective in order to receive damages. . . . On Thursday, a majority of the 11-member court agreed that the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 28, 2016 18:33

[Florida] $3M Engle Award Disputed Over Excluded Asbestos Evidence ($$)

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds urged a Florida appeals court on Wednesday to undo a trial court’s $3 million ruling in favor of an Engle progeny plaintiff, saying evidence that the deceased smoker’s lung cancer was potentially caused by asbestos exposure
added Jan 28, 2016 18:55

[Florida] Jury Clears RJR In $14M Row Over Pharmacy Tech's Death ($$)

has won a defense verdict in a $14 million Engle progeny jury trial over the lung cancer death of a pharmacy technician, convincing a Florida jury that an addiction to the company's cigarettes wasn't a legal cause of his death. During closing...
added Jan 28, 2016 18:53

[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $14M Trial Over Hospital Worker's Fatal Cancer

not liable for the lung cancer that killed a Florida hospital worker who smoked for more than 35 years. Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds...Jurors needed less than three hours to conclude nicotine addiction was not a legal cause of Terry Rounds' lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2016 18:30

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Caused Computer Whiz's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a computer analyst who died of lung cancer has urged a Florida jury to find Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the companies hid cigarettes' dangers from him until it was too late. Plaintiffs'
added Jan 27, 2016 19:38

[Florida] AHRENS V. PHILIP MORRIS: LIVE Trial 01/25/16 –

In this tobacco litigation trial, Ina Ahrens claims Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to the smoking-related disease of Karl Ahrens.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:44

[Florida] Tobacco Preemption Ruling to Get Full 11th Cir. Look

Whether Florida case law stemming from a decertified class suit creates a “flat ban” on cigarettes in conflict with federal legislation will be taken up by the entire Eleventh Circuit. The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit voted Jan. 21
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17

[Florida] 11th Circuit will reconsider major Engle tobacco ruling

granted Earl Graham's petition to rehear en banc his lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris USA. The court vacated its original April 2015 decision, which held that former members of the Engle v. Liggett class action could not rely on findings fr
added Jan 25, 2016 21:45

[Florida] 11th Circ. Scraps Engle Preemption Ruling, To Rehear Case ($$)

The Eleventh Circuit's ruling in Graham v. R.J. Reynolds et al., which had said federal law preempted those claims, marked a significant victory for the cigarette maker defendants. While it made clear that plaintiffs could continue to bring negligence an
added Jan 22, 2016 23:19
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