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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Slammed With $35M Verdict In Veteran's Death ($$)

jury walloped [RJR] with $20 million in punitive damages Friday, adding to an earlier $14.7 million compensatory award to the family of a decorated U.S. Air Force sergeant...$34.7 million in damages to the family of Garry O'Hara
Law360
added Sep 12, 2015 13:49
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[Florida] Veteran's Family Awarded $14.7M Plus Punitives in Tobacco Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

a Bronze Star recipient and Vietnam veteran....found Garry O’Hara died from primary lung cancer caused both by his addiction to nicotine and Reynolds’ part in an industry-wide conspiracy to deceive the public about smoking
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 11, 2015 13:02
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[Florida] Schlesinger Client Wins $4.5 Million Verdict in Tobacco Lawsuit

"Phillip Morris controlled the future, because back in the 50s they said if they honestly had the knowledge and if they knew the harmful effects of cigarettes, they would stop making them," said Scott Schlesinger..."This country could be a very different
CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2015 12:47
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Should Pay $15M For Veteran's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Attorneys for the family of a decorated U.S. Air Force sergeant who died of cancer in 1996 urged a Florida state jury on Thursday to hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with a $14.7 million compensatory verdict for his death, plus punitive damages.
Law360
added Sep 11, 2015 14:32
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[Florida] BREAKING: Tobacco Cos. Hit With $6M Verdict In Cancer Death Suit ($$)

finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. hid the dangers of smoking and should pay punitive damages. The jury's decision in St. Petersburg, Florida, found Philip Morris 37 percent responsible for Douglas Duignan's lung cancer and
Law360
added Sep 11, 2015 00:17
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Should Pay $20M For Father's Death, Jury Told ($$)

attorney for the family of a smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Wednesday to slam R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a $20 million compensatory verdict, saying the companies hid the risks of smoking that killed a...
Law360
added Sep 9, 2015 23:19
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[Florida] Jurors Level $4.5M Verdict Against Tobacco Companies for Ex-Smoker's 20-Year Cancer Battle

Mary Cooper, a smoker for more than 40 years, sued cigarette makers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, claiming they conspired to hide the dangers of smoking, leading to Cooper’s nicotine addiction and ultimately causing the lung and laryngeal cancer she h
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:15
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Share Fault With Ex-Smoker For $2.5M Verdict ($$)

A Florida jury said plaintiff Mary Cooper was 50 percent responsible for her own illnesses while R.J. Reynolds bears 40 percent of the blame, and Philip Morris bears 10 percent.
Law360
added Sep 9, 2015 10:47
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Caused Businessman's Fatal Cancer, Jury Told

Plaintiffs' attorney Juan Bauta of The Ferraro Law Firm told jurors in Miami that the companies specifically advertised to the Hispanic community in Miami, including many Cuban exiles such as Rafael Suarez. Bauta described Suarez as a hardworking father
Law360
added Sep 8, 2015 10:15
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[Florida] Smoker Who Lost Lung, Voice Seeks $21M From Tobacco Cos. ($$)

R.J. Reynolds attorney Mark Belasic of Jones Day argued that Cooper never really tried in earnest to quit and also smoked marijuana for decades. The Engle progeny suit was brought against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and Liggett Group Inc. by Mary Cooper
Law360
added Sep 7, 2015 15:59
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