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has won a defense verdict in a $14 million Engle progeny jury trial over the lung cancer death of a pharmacy technician, convincing a Florida jury that an addiction to the company's cigarettes wasn't a legal cause of his death. During closing...
Jan 27, 2016 Law360
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A federal appellate court vacated last week a pivotal ruling that Engle plaintiffs must prove the cigarettes smoked by themselves or relatives were defective in order to receive damages. . . . On Thursday, a majority of the 11-member court agreed that the
Jan 28, 2016 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 28, 2016 18:33
not liable for the lung cancer that killed a Florida hospital worker who smoked for more than 35 years. Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds...Jurors needed less than three hours to conclude nicotine addiction was not a legal cause of Terry Rounds' lung cancer.
Jan 27, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2016 18:30
The family of a computer analyst who died of lung cancer has urged a Florida jury to find Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the companies hid cigarettes' dangers from him until it was too late. Plaintiffs'
Jan 26, 2016 Law360
added Jan 27, 2016 19:38
Whether Florida case law stemming from a decertified class suit creates a “flat ban” on cigarettes in conflict with federal legislation will be taken up by the entire Eleventh Circuit. The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit voted Jan. 21
Jan 25, 2016 Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
granted Earl Graham's petition to rehear en banc his lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris USA. The court vacated its original April 2015 decision, which held that former members of the Engle v. Liggett class action could not rely on findings fr
Jan 25, 2016 Reuters
added Jan 25, 2016 21:45
[Florida] Earl Graham v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al: MEMORANDUM TO COUNSEL OR PARTIES (PDF)
the effect of granting rehearing en banc is to vacate the previous opinion and judgment of this court and to stay the mandate. You will be notified by subsequent correspondence of the schedule for filing en banc briefs, the issue(s) which the court wi
Jan 21, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 22, 2016 23:33
a majority of the judges of this Court in active service having voted in favor of granting rehearing en banc, It is ORDERED that this case will be reheard en banc. The panel's opinion is VACATED.
Jan 21, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 22, 2016 23:31
The Eleventh Circuit's ruling in Graham v. R.J. Reynolds et al., which had said federal law preempted those claims, marked a significant victory for the cigarette maker defendants. While it made clear that plaintiffs could continue to bring negligence an
Jan 22, 2016 Law360
added Jan 22, 2016 23:19
“Almost a half a century ago, defendants, R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris had a choice to make. The choice was whether they were going to reveal, or whether they were going to conceal,” Richard Diaz, of The Law Offices of Richard J. Diaz, told jurors. “T
Jan 21, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 22, 2016 03:14