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[Florida] Fla. Judge Keeps Philip Morris Suit On Jury Track ($$)

Philip Morris, a subsidiary of Altria Group Inc., brought its motions for directed verdict on the grounds that Vila failed to prove his case on fraud and concealment claims, on his punitive damages claim, on Vila's class membership status and on the comp
added Jan 20, 2015 23:35

[Cuba, USA, Florida] Philip Morris Aims To Undercut As Engle Plaintiff Rests Case ($$)

countered that Vila's cancer may have been caused by the human papilomarvirus, and has also argued that Vila, who was born in Cuba in 1954 and did not move to the United States until 1989, was not exposed to the advertising and statements that came out of
added Jan 17, 2015 08:10

[Florida] Product Liability Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

group has continued to dominate the field over the past year, securing wins not only in a diverse set of cases involving products ...but also in many of the Engle progeny cases, landing a spot on Law360's Product Liability Groups of the Year.
added Jan 17, 2015 08:08

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 12

The second full week of trial in Jose Vila's suit against tobacco giant Philip Morris featured his attorneys' attempt to link Vila's decades of smoking with the laryngeal cancer that cost him his voice box in 1996.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 17, 2015 06:37

[Florida] Schlesinger Team Wins $35 Million Verdict for Smoker

Boatright, now 61, was the victim of a calculated corporate marketing strategy..."We've all been brainwashed by the Marlboro man...The kids were watching Westerns. What could be more impressionable than that?"...Post-settlement: Radabaugh on Monday denied (Daily Business Review)
added Jan 15, 2015 20:09

[Florida] Trial Opens In First Engle Case Of The Year

Attorneys for a smoker who suffered from laryngeal cancer opened his trial against Philip Morris detailing the tobacco companies' long-running scheme to cover up adverse health effects of smoking...said that his client had no idea that cigarettes
added Jan 12, 2015 14:09

[Florida] VIDEOS: Vila v. Philip Morris

In this Engle progeny tobacco proceeding, plaintiff, Jose M. Vila, claims defendant tobacco manufacturer, Philip Morris, concealed the dangers of its cigarettes while furthering an addiction to nicotine that caused Vila's smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 10, 2015 15:20

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 5

After three days of jury selection, trial opened Thursday in Jose Vila's suit seeking damages for the loss of his larynx, which he claims was caused by smoking-related throat cancer. Vila, 60, began smoking at 15 and continued the habit for more than 24
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 10, 2015 15:20

[Florida] Trial Opens in Throat Cancer Survivor's Suit Against Tobacco Giant

Jurors heard opening statements Thursday morning in a suit by a former smoker who claimed his addiction to cigarettes caused the cancer that cost him his larynx. Vila v. Philip Morris. Jose Vila, 60, is suing Philip Morris in the Engle progeny case, cla
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:31

[Florida] HOPKINS: Big Tobacco – Attila the Hun of Corporate America

Law firms are now willing to stand toe to toe with Big Tobacco on a fair playing field because the truth is finally out. Lawyers like Hardee Bass, Jim Gustafson, Brian Denney, Jack Hill, Greg Barnhart, Jack Scarola, Laurie Briggs and many others can now w
JD Supra, LLC
added Jan 8, 2015 22:15
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