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Tobacco Companies Still Battling Smoking-Cancer Link

The doctors pointed the finger at everything from alcohol to mouthwash to salted fish and more. Doctors and lawyers on behalf of the tobacco companies would pick up on the most minute details of a plaintiff’s lifestyle, even something as simple as living
Discovery Channel
added Jul 22, 2015 15:10
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[Florida] Tobacco Titans Slapped with $10.5M Verdict in Lung Cancer Case

The award includes a $9 million punitive verdict jurors leveled Friday against Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds, and Lorillard in John McCoy's Engle progeny suit against the tobacco makers. Last Monday, jurors awarded McCoy $1.5 million in compensatory dama
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 21, 2015 13:32
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[Florida] Appeals Court Sides With Tobacco Co. In Smoker Suit

A Jacksonville jury last year found the tobacco company was 5 percent liable in the death of Robert Reider but did not award damages to Reider’s widow, Barbara. In an appeal, Barbara Reider’s attorneys argued that the jury had reached an “unlawful compro
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jul 19, 2015 20:51
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[Florida] Testimony by otolaryngologists in defense of tobacco companies 2009–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Noble organizations in otolaryngology should take stands to resist tobacco industry manipulation of the legal process by enforcing ethical standards in expert testimony to insure that it is unbiased and based on fair and balanced interpretation of the sc
The Laryngoscope
added Jul 17, 2015 18:00
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[Florida] Dr. Kim R. Jones, MD

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jones Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jones to family and friends is 4.3 out of 5
Healthgrades
added Jul 17, 2015 17:47
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[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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[Florida] Physicians testified for tobacco companies against plaintiffs with head, neck cancers

a small group of otolaryngologists have repeatedly testified, on behalf of the tobacco industry, that heavy smoking did not cause the cancer...The cases occurred between 2009 and 2014. One physician said he was paid $100,000 to testify in a single case
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Jul 17, 2015 11:12
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[Florida] PERROTTO v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, LIGGETT GROUP LLC, and VECTOR GROUP LTD., INC., (PDF)

Accepting the allegations within the motion and affidavits as true, we conclude that the judge’s alleged inability to restrain either her utterances or her emotions in front of the petitioner would, if true, show that the experience profoundly affected h
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jul 16, 2015 11:23
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[Florida] Biased Judge Nixed From Engle Case By Fla. Appeals Court ($$)

because of lingering hostility from a previous case between the judge and her lead attorney. Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal granted plaintiff Debra Perrotto's request for a writ of prohibition from the trial court's order denying Perrotto's mo
Law360
added Jul 16, 2015 11:21
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[Florida] Widow's $2.6M Award In Tobacco Case Reversed ($$)

appeals court Wednesday reversed a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., ruling that a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications and other companies in a Ne
Law360
added Jul 16, 2015 11:20
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