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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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[Florida] Link Between Tobacco Marketing and Smoker's Fatal Cancer Debated as Trial Opens Against Cigarette Makers

Attorneys for a Florida widower whose wife died from lung cancer told jurors her disease was caused by a tobacco industry conspiracy that addicted her to nicotine for more than 40 years, as trial opened...Roland Ledoux v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 2007-CA-439
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 10, 2015 21:01
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[Florida] Wilner Says Fla. Bar Resolved Engle Progeny Ethics Concerns ($$)

The Wilner Firm PA’s conduct in since-dismissed Engle progeny cases doesn’t warrant sanctions, the firm told a Florida federal court Monday, saying the state bar found no ethical violations following an investigation triggered by an Eleventh Circuit rulin
Law360
added Dec 10, 2015 18:05
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Lieff Cabraser Founder Robert L. Lieff Inducted Into National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame

In 1996...Lieff spearheaded the first settlement with a tobacco company. The settlement signaled the end of forty years of success by tobacco companies in defeating health-related lawsuits. Two years later, an unprecedented $206 billion settlement was an
Business Wire
added Dec 8, 2015 21:37
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[Florida] IN RE: ENGLE CASES: LIEFF CABRASER’S BRIEF CONCERNING MATTERS RAISED IN ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS (PDF)

We believe that we discharged ourselves in a highly professional and ethical manner and we are now confident that in the end we achieved what we set out to do. We do not believe that any investigation of our conduct is warranted. But if the Court sees
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 13, 2015 16:54
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[Florida] IN RE: ENGLE PROGENY CASES: RESPONSE OF THE WILNER FIRM, P.A., TO ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS (PDF)

Wilner Firm, P.A., hereby notifies the Court of the Investigation conducted by The Florida Bar of the matters raised by the Court, and respectfully requests that should the Court deem it appropriate, any further proceedings be pursuant to the procedures
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 13, 2015 16:52
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[Florida] IN RE: ENGLE CASES: MOTLEY RICE LLC’S BRIEF CONCERNING MATTERS RAISED IN “ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS” (PDF)

Motley Rice respectfully submits that the concerns identified in the November 6, 2015 Order do not implicate the conduct of Motley Rice. Thus, no cause exists to investigate Motley Rice’s conduct.
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 13, 2015 16:49
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