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[Florida] VIDEOS: Webb v. RJR

In the first trial. , the jury awarded $8M in compensatory damages and $72M in punitive damages. However, on review, Florida's First District Court of Appeal found that the award was motivated by prejudice and remanded for a redetermination of damages.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:46
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Bishop v. R.J. Reynolds

Annie Bishop is suing defendant tobacco manufacturers, claiming that they concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering the addictiveness of cigarettes, which caused the smoking-related illness of Robert Ramsey. Outcome Verdict for the Defense
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:44
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of November 3

Schleider v. R.J. Reynolds In the case’s first full week of trial, Diane Schleider’s attorneys focused on the addictiveness of cigarettes and their affect on Diane’s husband, Andrew Schleider, who they claim died from smoking-related lung cancer in 1997
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:43
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Taylor v. R.J. Reynolds

In this Engle progeny suit, plaintiff is suing defendant tobacco manufacturer and claims that it concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering her addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately led to her smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:51
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[Florida] Jury Awards Nearly $4.5 Million Plus Potential Punitives in Engle Progeny Suit Against RJR

Jurors awarded Helen Taylor more than $4 million in damages after finding that her history of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes was fueled by a nicotine addiction that caused her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and peripheral vascular disease. Helen
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:50
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[Florida] Boca Raton man's family gets shot against cigarette makers 20 years after smoking death

Perrotto’s widow and children are finally getting a chance to ask a jury to hold cigarette-makers responsible for his death. In a trial that began Thursday in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, attorneys representing Debbie Perrotto and her four children ar
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Nov 7, 2014 08:10
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: T. Hardee Bass

With five CVN Engle trials under his belt, including a $20 million verdict in June, Searcy Denney’s T. Hardee Bass is the feature of this week’s Engle Trading Card. Click here for the full-size version.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 6, 2014 16:42
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[Florida] Defense Wins Orlando Wrongful Death Tobacco Suit

Annie Bishop v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. After deliberating for a little more than 4 hours, jurors answered “no” to the preliminary question of whether smoker Robert Ramsey was addicted to cigarettes and whether that addiction legally caused his cancer. Ra
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 6, 2014 16:40
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of October 27

Egan denied the defense’s motion to allow the jury to hear evidence they contended established that plaintiff Annie Bishop perjured herself to receive Social Security death benefits for Robert Ramsey, the smoker at the heart of Bishop’s suit.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:30
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[Florida] Engle: a mass tort run amok

In re Engle Cases shows what can happen to cases filed by plaintiffs' lawyers in a mass tort action when the court determines that such cases were filed without sufficient information about the plaintiffs that the attorneys claim to represent. Plaintiffs
International Law Office (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:51
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