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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Dodges Most Blame For Cancer Death, Jury Says ($$)

bears just 25 percent of the fault for $750,000 in damages and rejecting her husband's bid for $9.2 million, plus punitive damages. The verdict falls far short of the request made by plaintiff's attorney William Ogle during emotional closing arguments in
Law360
added Sep 2, 2015 13:46
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Should Pay $9.2M For Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

Plaintiff's attorney William Ogle told jurors in Daytona Beach, Florida, that Rosemary Lewis' death devastated her husband, James. She died at age 51, about 22 years short of her life expectancy, he said.
Law360
added Sep 1, 2015 12:15
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Trial Aces: Lieff Cabraser's Richard Heimann ($$)

Heimann supervised the firm's prosecution of the tobacco industry in the 1990s, meticulously crafting a three-pronged approach to tearing down a mighty tobacco industry accused of downplaying the links between smoking and disease. Helping establish the
Law360
added Aug 31, 2015 20:51
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Decorated Veteran's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

saying the company hid the risks of cigarette use for decades....told jurors in Pensacola, Florida, that Garry O'Hara developed lung cancer after decades of smoking cigarettes. He retired in 1993 after three decades of military service and developed lung
Law360
added Aug 28, 2015 17:48
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[Florida] Family Tells Fla. Jury Tobacco Cos. Caused Smoker's Death

saying during opening arguments that the companies had engaged in a campaign of deception that hid the dangers of smoking from him. ...Duignan smoked one or two packs a day since he was about 12 ... was diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 42 in 1992
Law360
added Aug 25, 2015 17:09
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[Florida] Trial Aces: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker

For nearly two decades at Jones Day, Stephanie Parker has been an instrumental part of the tobacco industry’s steadily successful litigation campaign against tort cases involving brutal respiratory illnesses and premature deaths, playing the delicate and
Law360
added Aug 25, 2015 17:07
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[California, Florida] Trial Aces: Jones Day's Theodore Grossman ($$)

Hailed by his peers as a “cross-examination machine,” Jones Day litigator Theodore M. Grossman...has notched victories in more than his share of major cases over the past decades, including defending Philip Morris Inc. in a historic win for the tobacco de
Law360
added Aug 24, 2015 18:07
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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
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[Cuba, Florida] Tobacco giant defeats suit brought by family of Bay of Pigs veteran

jury sided with R.J. Reynolds Tuesday against the family of a former Bay of Pigs prisoner who smoked for five decades then died of emphysema at age 87. The jury of six ruled the tobacco giant was not responsible for the October 2005 death of Renato Santo
Miami (FL) Herald
added Aug 19, 2015 18:31
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[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Wins Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $16M Death Trial

finding that the tobacco giant was not liable for his death. The defense verdict followed a five-day trial in Miami, during which jurors heard about the suffering that Renato Santos endured as he gradually succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
Law360
added Aug 18, 2015 13:26
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