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[Florida] Tobacco Firms Cleared of Liability in $50M Trial Over Smoker's Deadly Lung Cancer

Jurors rejected Alicia Suarez’s claim that her husband Pio Suarez’s fatal lung cancer stemmed from an addiction to nicotine in cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris. Alicia Suarez had sought up to $50 million in compensatory damages, plus un
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 26, 2015 18:01
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Can’t Remove Engle Fee Fight, Firms Say ($$)

Two Florida law firms said a state court should hear their claims accusing Lieff Cabraser...of flouting a fee-sharing agreement over a $100 million settlement that ended hundreds of Engle progeny cases, urging a federal judge Wednesday to remand the case.
Law360
added Sep 24, 2015 15:19
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Win Defense Verdict In $50M Cancer Trial ($$)

not liable for the death of a Cuban-American smoker who died of lung cancer, rejecting his wife and children's bid for up to $50 million plus punitive damages.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2015 13:43
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[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: Tobacco Cos. Win Defense Verdict In $50M Cancer Trial ($$)

found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. not liable for the death of a Cuban-American smoker who died of lung cancer, rejecting his wife and children's bid for up to $50 million plus punitive damages. (Credit: AP) The verdict came after
Law360
added Sep 22, 2015 17:18
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[Florida] Family Seeks $50M From Tobacco Cos. In Cancer Death Trial

Following Bauta's closing arguments, attorneys for the tobacco companies motioned for a mistrial on several grounds, including Bauta's mention of tobacco-related deaths after the judge indicated earlier that the numbers shouldn't be the focus of his argu
Law360
added Sep 22, 2015 15:50
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. To Blame For Heavy Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

told jurors in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that tobacco companies hooked Sal Marchese on cigarettes around age 13 and made a regular smoker out of him by age 16. "This was not an accident," Oliver said. "The world didn't get this way just because everybody
Law360
added Sep 22, 2015 14:18
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[Florida] In the U.S., one state is ground zero for tobacco suits

"They are being closely watched by interested persons throughout the country (because of) the way in which the case originated and the number of plaintiffs that have been able to prevail against the tobacco industry,"... Wall Street is also interested in
CBS
added Sep 21, 2015 08:42
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Jones Day failed to stave off a $35 million verdict against its client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., landing the firm...
Law360
added Sep 18, 2015 12:26
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[Florida] $100M Engle Tobacco Deal Spawns Firm Fee Battle ($$)

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP is being accused of trying to shirk a fee-sharing agreement with The Wilner Firm and seek a bigger cut of a $100 million settlement...Lieff Cabraser removed the cross-claim to federal court Tuesday, asserting that th
Law360
added Sep 16, 2015 17:27
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[Florida] VIDEOS: SUAREZ V. PHILLIP MORRIS

Teresa Suarez claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes lfueling the nicotine addiction of Rafael Suarez and leading to his smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 16, 2015 15:50
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