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[Florida, Nebraska] D.C. Circuit: Tribal Corporations Not Exempt From Record Keeping ($$)

The record-keeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA) “do not turn on any territorial determination,” and therefore, businesses incorporated under the laws of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must still maintain data on the pur
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 9, 2018 15:31
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$3M Verdict Hits R.J. Reynolds for Lung Cancer That Killed Florida Man Years After He Quit Smoking

Burgess v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-009060. The state court jury’s verdict, reached after more than six hours of deliberations, found nicotine addiction, and Reynolds’ concealment of smoking’s dangers, led to Johnny Burgess’ fatal lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:15
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Minnesota Federal Judge Sends Deeming Rule Row To D.C. Federal Court ($$)

A motion to transfer a constitutional challenge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “deeming rule” was granted June 26 by a Minnesota federal judge who found that the case should proceed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Jen
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 28, 2018 15:04
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Jury Sides With R.J. Reynolds In Florida Engle Progeny Case ($$)

A plaintiff’s assertions of Engle class membership were rejected June 22 by a Florida jury, which rendered a verdict in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on allegations of wrongful death by the son of a smoker (Mark Cohen, as Personal Representative to
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 28, 2018 14:37
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R.J. Reynolds Cleared of Fault in Tobacco Trial Over Florida Grandmother's Death

A jury in Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit, in Dade County, deliberated more than 10 hours before concluding Shirley Cohen was not a member of a class of smokers entitled to recover damages for smoking-related disease caused by cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:50
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[Florida] 'Everything Went to Hell': Coral Gables Attorney Sues Former Co-Counsel Over Tobacco Cases

Coral Gables attorney J.B. Harris is suing Tallahassee litigator Phillip T. Howard, alleging his one-time co-counsel “usurped” a portfolio of tobacco cases potentially worth millions of dollars. The lawsuit leaves it up to a Miami-Dade Circuit judge to
Law.com
added Jun 22, 2018 21:45
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR with $500K Verdict, Clears Philip Morris in Punitive Proceedings Over Smoker's Lung Cancer

Jurors last week imposed a $500,000 punitive verdict against R.J. Reynolds but cleared Philip Morris of punitive responsibility over a long-time smoker’s cancer. Perrotto v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2007CA023841. The verdict followed eight days
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 20, 2018 16:06
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At Retrial, Florida Tobacco Plaintiff Wins $500,000 Punitive Damage Award

The widow of a smoker who was awarded $4 million in compensatory damages in November 2014 won an additional $500,000 on June 15 following a new trial on her entitlement to seek punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Debra Perrotto, as persona
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 19, 2018 03:30
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[Florida] Tobacco Plaintiff’s $18.7 Million Award Upheld By Appeals Court ($$)

Court of Appeal let stand a jury’s award of $18.7 million on behalf of the widow of a smoker in an Engle progeny wrongful death case (Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Mary Faricy Pardue on behalf of the estate of John H. Faricy, No. 1D17-959, Fla. App., 1st Dist
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 17, 2018 08:39
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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20
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