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[Florida] Fla. court won't hear Lorillard appeal

The Florida Supreme Court has chosen not to hear Lorillard Inc.'s appeal petition of a $33 million jury award in one of the larger damages associated with an Engle progeny case ruling. .. Lorillard was the lone defendant in a case filed by Dorothy Alexan
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:58
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday Series 2, #1: Howard Acosta

we’re introducing Series 2 of our the trading cards. Each Tuesday, we’ll issue a new card featuring a case or attorney that has made a significant impact in this landmark litigation.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:02
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[Florida] CVN Opening Statement of the Week: September 8

In this Engle progeny trial, Laura Shamp, representing plaintiff Ken Ellis, leads off her opening statement by describing the final days of Betty Owens, Ellis’s mother: Betty Owens died in a nursing home at the age of 57. Her lung cancer had spread to he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:00
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 8

Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds... The six-member panel ultimately rejected the contention that Owens was addicted to cigarettes and that it led to her cancer.... Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Opening statements are expected Monday morning in the retrial of this
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:58
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Engle Progeny Lawsuit as Jurors Find Against Plaintiff on Addiction and Causation Question

The six jurors answered “no” to the question of whether Betty Owens, who died after more than 40 years of smoking, was addicted to cigarettes and whether her addiction was the legal cause of her lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:55
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[Florida] Hundreds of Engle lawsuits thrown out

A Florida appeals court has dismissed nearly 10 percent of the pending Engle progeny lawsuits against U.S. tobacco manufacturers, citing improper claim submissions by a law firm. The court's ruling Wednesday affects 750 Engle lawsuits filed by The Wilner
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 12, 2014 10:35
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[Florida] Hundreds Of Engle Progeny Tobacco Suits Axed At 11th Circ. ($$)

The suits — 588 personal injury cases, 160 for spouses' and children's loss of consortium, and two wrongful death claims — were filed by The Wilner Firm of Jacksonville, Florida, which cited the overwhelming logistics of representing more than 4,000 indi
Law360
added Sep 11, 2014 14:22
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Florida Court Denies Lorillard’s Entitlement to New Trial in Tobacco Litigation, Parker Waichman LLP Reports

Lorillard ... has moved for leave to file a supplemental brief on jurisdiction after the Florida Supreme Court denied the company’s entitlement to a new trial; the motion relates to a settlement over a wrongful death tobacco lawsuit.
PR Web
added Sep 11, 2014 10:30
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[Florida] In Re: ENGLE CASES: 4432 INDIVIDUAL TOBACCO PLAINTIFFS versus VARIOUS TOBACCO COMPANIES (PDF)

Plaintiffs’ counsel have never explained why they couldn’t have included the dates of death or their “new” pleadings regarding equitable tolling in their original complaints, nor have they sought to justify their five-year delay in seeking to add this
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
added Sep 10, 2014 14:44
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[Florida] 588 Smoking Lawsuits Up in Smoke ($$)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit blamed faulty research by a law firm in wiping out 588 lawsuits filed by the survivors of deceased smokers. ($$)
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Sep 10, 2014 14:37
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