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[Florida] $35M Award Hammers Tobacco Giants in Trial over Airline Worker’s Fatal Cancer

Jurors awarded $35 million to the widower of an airline worker...includes $10 million in compensatory damages issued last Friday and Tuesday's $25 million punitive award, divided equally against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris USA, makers of the cigarette
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:23
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[Florida] RJR, Philip Morris Hit With $35M Verdict For Smoker's Death ($$)

$25 million in punitive damages Tuesday, adding to $10 million in compensatory damages, in an Engle progeny suit brought by the husband of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer....
Law360
added Dec 23, 2015 22:34
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight Punitives After $10M Engle Verdict ($$)

The husband of a woman who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Monday to award punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., adding to a $10 million compensatory verdict awarded last week, saying the companies conspir
Law360
added Dec 22, 2015 04:53
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[Florida] 3 Firms Are Product Liability All-Stars ($$)

Bowman & Brooke LLP, Jones Day and King & Spalding LLP have each earned four nods for practice groups of the year since 2011 for their product liability work... The jury ultimately found the tobacco company not liable for Santos’ death. King & Spalding a
Law360
added Dec 21, 2015 13:46
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[Florida] JOAN SCHOEPF, Petitioner, V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Respondent: NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE AMICUS BRIEF (PDF)

Several law firms that collectively represent thousands of Engle 1 class members in their individual actions against the tobacco companies ("the Engle plaintiffs' firms"),2 hereby give notice that they intend to seek leave to file an amicu
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 14:03
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[Florida] JOAN SCHOEFF, etc., Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Respondent: APPENDIX TO PETITIONER’S BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)

I HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing document has been furnished to the following counsel by email on December 15, 2015:...DAMOORGIAN, J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) appeals the final judgment entered in favor of Joan Schoeff Spolzino... RJR raises
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 14:00
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[Florida] JOAN SCHOEFF, etc., Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Respondent: PETITIONER’S BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)

two questions: (1) When must a plaintiff’s recovery on an intentional tort claim be reduced by comparative fault? (2) When is a jury’s award of punitive damages in an amount of less than three times compensatory damages unconstitutional in a wrongful deat
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 13:55
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Says Malpractice Suit Cites Time-Barred Case ($$)

accused of ruining a Florida woman’s case against several big tobacco companies, told a Florida federal court Friday her underlying suit was filed nearly 10 years past the expiration of the statute of limitations and therefore the firm could not...
Law360
added Dec 14, 2015 20:08
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[Florida] SHIRLEY SPOONER v. LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN: DEFENDANTS’ MOTION TO DISMISS PLAINTIFF’S AMENDED COMPLAINT (PDF)

The Estate’s 2008 Action was barred by the statute of limitations. Nothing LCHB or any of its lawyers did or did not do could change this. Plaintiff therefore has not asserted a plausible claim for relief. Even accepting as true her allegations that Defen
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 14, 2015 22:06
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[Florida] $11M Verdict Thumps R.J. Reynolds in Throat Cancer Trial

Jurors Wednesday awarded $11 million to a former smoker for the role they found R.J. Reynolds played in causing the throat cancer that took her voice box. Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds, 2013-CA-001121. Florence Monroe, 71, started smoking at 14 and
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 10, 2015 21:00
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