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[Florida] Pioneer Plaintiffs' Law Firm Wins Appeal in Tobacco Lawsuit; Fort Lauderdale's Schlesinger Law Offices Granted New Trial Against Big Tobacco

won the chance to re-try a lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA, Inc. after the Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed a jury verdict that originally favored the two tobacco companies. The plaintiff behind the lawsuit, Fa
Accesswire
added Aug 1, 2017 00:20
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Florida Jury Awards $4 Million To Widow Of Smoker In Engle Progeny Suit

After finding that a man who died from laryngeal cancer was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a Florida jury on July 28 awarded his widow $4 million in damages (Bertie Thomas v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 1, 2017 00:03
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Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

finding that a man who died from lung cancer was not addicted to cigarettes made by Philip Morris and that his lung cancer and death was not caused by an addiction to those cigarettes (Judith Pearson v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2007-CA-017823, Fla. 13
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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[Florida] JONES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 07/31/17 –

Phyllis Jones claims R.J. Reynolds concealed the dangers of smoking while fueling the nicotine addiction of Demos Jones, leading to his smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:59
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Philip Morris Cleared at Trial Over Florida Railroad Worker's Fatal Cancer

deliberated for about 90 minutes before concluding nicotine addiction was not the legal cause of Don Pearson's death. The finding excludes Pearson's family from a class of plaintiffs potentially entitled to damages for a tobacco industry scheme to hide th
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 26, 2017 23:29
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[Florida] Fla. Smoker's Family Gets New Trial Against Philip Morris ($$)

appeals court ruled Monday that the family of a mortician who died of lung cancer after years of smoking Philip Morris USA Inc. cigarettes should get a new trial on noneconomic damages after a jury awarded just $300,000, far less than the $15 million requ
Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 19:43
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[Florida] Philip Morris Not Liable For Smoker's Death, Jury Finds ($$)

not liable for a longtime smoker’s lung cancer and death, finding that the man was not addicted to Philip Morris’ cigarettes, hours after the company had argued the smoker knew the risks and never wanted to quit.
Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 19:42
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[Florida] Court Backs New Trial On Damages In Tobacco Case

“The trial court granted a new trial on non-economic damages because it found the jury's verdict both inadequate and against the manifest weight of the evidence,” said Monday's ruling, written by appeals-court Judge Timothy Osterhaus. “We see no abuse of
WLRN-Miami Herald
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[Florida] Prejudiced jury leads to new trial in Escambia County family's tobacco death case

An appeal decision handed down Monday remands a civil lawsuit between an Escambia County family and a tobacco company back to circuit court for a retrial. The family of Norman Lamar Danielson sued Philip Morris USA in 2007 after the smoker's death, which
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Jul 25, 2017 15:00
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Florida Jury Awards $1.6 Million To Plaintiff In Retrial Of Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

a woman’s lung cancer and death were caused by her addiction to cigarettes and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s failure to warn her about the dangers of smoking and awarded her husband $1.65 million (John Maloney v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 07-CA-015578, Fl
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2017 21:17
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