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[Florida] Fla. Jury Awards Smoker's Family $13.5M In Reynolds Case ($$)

awarded $13.5 million on Friday to the family of a man who died after smoking Viceroy cigarettes for decades, made by a company whose U.S. business was later bought by R.J. Reynolds. The jury in DeLand, Florida, about 40 miles north of Orlando, awarded $
Law360
added Mar 28, 2018 04:40
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[Florida] BROWN Plaintiff, V. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendant: JURY VERDICT- PUNITIVE DAMAGE PHASE (PDF)

What is the total amount of punitive damages, if any, which you find, by the greater weight of the evidence, should be assessed against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company?
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 28, 2018 04:39
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[Florida] BROWN, Plaintiff, V. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendant: VERDICT (PDF)

We, the Jury, return the following verdict: Was Arthur Brown addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and, if so, was such addiction a legal cause of his COPD/emphysema? YES/NO Was Arthur Brown a citizen or resident of Florida when his COPD/emphys
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 28, 2018 04:37
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[Florida] Jury Slaps R.J. Reynolds With $13.5M Total for Role in Smoker's Fatal Respiratory Disease

awarded $13.5 million to the family of a Florida smoker after finding R.J. Reynolds responsible for his respiratory disease-related death. Brown v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017 30003 CI. The Florida state court jury, in the state’s Eighth Circuit, issued the awa
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2018 14:44
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Florida High Court Orders Reconsideration Of New Engle Progeny Trial Motion ($$)

The Florida Supreme Court on March 16 granted a petition for review and without explanation ordered that a trial court re-examine a plaintiff’s motion for a new trial in light of its decision in a case that held that comparative fault does not apply to En
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. JAN GROSSMAN, Respondent: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Florida District Court Of Appeal For The Fourth District

When there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, does due process permit those facts to be conclusively presumed against that party in subsequent litigation?
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:35
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R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. SHARON BLOCK, as personal representative of Lillian Kaplan, deceased, Respondent: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Florida District Court of Appeal for the Fourth District

1. When there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, does due process permit those facts to be conclusively pre- sumed against that party in subsequent litigation? 2. Are strict-liability and negligence claims
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:31
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R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. JAMES LEWIS, Respondent: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Florida District Court Of Appeal For The Fifth District

2. Are strict-liability and negligence claims based on the findings by the class-action jury in Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc. preempted by the many federal statutes that manifested Congress’s intent that cigarettes continue to be lawfully sold in the
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:28
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. FLORENCE MONROE, Respondent: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Are strict-liability and negligence claims based on the findings by the class-action jury in Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc. preempted by the many federal statutes that manifested Congress’s intent that cigarettes continue to be lawfully sold in the Uni
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:26
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[Florida] Tobacco Company Appeals $806,000 Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

the trial court denied its motion to set aside the verdict in a suit where a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that the addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and death, according to the online docket
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 16, 2018 21:33
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