Headlines Tagged with Engle — 2,607 headlines found
asked a Florida federal judge Wednesday to exclude evidence about their finances from the punitive damages phase of an Engle trial, arguing that such evidence is irrelevant because they have agreed not to challenge a "constitutional" punitive damages awar
Feb 18, 2015 Law360
added Feb 19, 2015 18:04
The powerful cigarette industry re-ignited Florida’s tobacco wars Wednesday with a one-sentence bill that would strip away the right of thousands of Florida victims from collecting millions in damages.
Feb 18, 2015 Miami (FL) Herald blogs
added Feb 19, 2015 11:46
As the defense rested its case Wednesday in an Engle progeny trial in Florida state court, plaintiff's counsel aimed to discredit the tobacco companies' final witness, who opined that former smoker Ed Caprio would have avoided illnesses he endured if he
Feb 18, 2015 Law360
added Feb 19, 2015 11:44
Attorney, Steven Hammer, ends his closing argument powerfully, encouraging the jury to "be proud of your verdict" and to "walk away knowing you made the right decision today."
Feb 18, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:05
The jury ruled Feb. 11 that Reynolds and Charles Sowers were responsible equally for the illness that contributed to his death. The jury did not list punitive damages against Reynolds.
Feb 18, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 18, 2015 10:03
The judge made his decisions after closing arguments took place in the trial that began Feb. 2. In this case, plaintiff Seymour Landau is seeking to hold the tobacco companies responsible for the 1996 death of his wife, Leah, a member of the Engle class,
Feb 17, 2015 Law360
added Feb 18, 2015 17:13
Recess 2:45 p.m. ORAL ORDER denying defendants’ motions for mistrial. Court reserves ruling on directed verdict motions which may be renewed. 2:50 p.m. COURT’S Instructions to the Jury.
Feb 13, 2015 Law360
added Feb 18, 2015 17:20
J.Stern-McKeever Jonathan Stern, representing Philip Morris, tells jurors in opening statements that Theodore McKeever, the smoker at the center of Vickie McKeever's Engle progeny suit, lied to his wife regarding his attempts to quit smoking... McManni
Feb 13, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:10
[Florida] Big tobacco, Brecht Heuchan, and one of the most interesting food fight of the 2015 Legislative Session
Tobacco companies are now asking the Legislature to apply current law to the cases, which would limit punitive damages. Last year, legislation was filed to do just that, but withdrawn within 24 hours of its filing. This year, sensing a better chance of vi
Feb 13, 2015 St. Petersburg (FL) Times blogs
added Feb 13, 2015 14:00
[Florida] SOWERS v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC.: JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE
IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED: Plaintiff, Mary Sowers, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charles Sowers, shall recover of Defendant, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company the sum of $2,125,000.00, plus post-judgment interest at the rate provided by 28 U.S
Feb 12, 2015 Law360
added Feb 13, 2015 09:12