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Experts Dispute Whether Smoker Suffered From COPD in Florida Tobacco Lawsuit

opposing counsel sparred over whether Paul Baum, the deceased smoker at the heart of an Engle progeny tobacco suit, died from smoking-related respiratory disease or a rare cartilage disorder unrelated to his smoking. Baum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:39
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Florida appeals court denies punitive damages against Reynolds

In a second-quarter report filed in July, Reynolds listed 34 Engle progeny cases in which a jury verdict has been rendered against the company and either the compensatory and/or punitive damages have been set or are under appeal. The list provides the pe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 4, 2014 14:17
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Florida appeals court denies punitive damages against Reynolds

In a second-quarter report filed in July, Reynolds listed 34 Engle progeny cases in which a jury verdict has been rendered against the company and either the compensatory and/or punitive damages have been set or are under appeal. The list provides the pe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 4, 2014 14:17
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Florida Court Affirms $4.25M Award For Smoker's Widow ($$)

A three-judge panel of Florida's Third District Court of Appeal affirmed the jury award for Virginia Williams... also said it would not reverse the trial court's denial of Virginia Williams' claims for punitive damages on both her intentional tort claims
Law360
added Sep 3, 2014 19:32
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesdays: Series 1Flashback, Take Two

Since we issued his card in 2011, Carlton Fields’s Benjamine Reid has represented R.J. Reynolds in four more Engle cases, punitives awarded in only one case....Bill Geraghty has won two of the four CVN-broadcast Engle cases he’s tried since we issued his
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added Sep 3, 2014 18:02
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[Florida] Cooper v. RJ Reynolds

Outcome Hung Jury - Mistrial / defendant tobacco companies, including R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris, and Liggett, argue that Cooper's larynx cancer did not "manifest" itself prior to the cut-off date to fall within Engle.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 18:13
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[Florida] Thoracic Surgeon Testifies on Cause of Smoker’s Lung Cancer in Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit

A thoracic surgeon testified be believed that decades of smoking, rather than tubercular scarring or dust exposure, was the main cause of the lung cancer that killed David Ellsworth, the focus of Hubbird v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., an Engle progeny toba
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:20
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[Florida] Baum v. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co

Defendants contend that Baum was a smoker by choice rather than an addict. Defendants also claim that plaintiff is not an Engle class member because Baum suffered from tracheomalacia unrelated to his smoking. Sessions This proceeding is currently in pro
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:19
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Ken Ellis v. RJ Reynolds

Defendants contend Owens never wanted to quit smoking and challenge the assertion that her lung cancer was smoking-related. Sessions This proceeding is currently in progress.
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added Aug 30, 2014 16:17
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Robert Gore v. RJ Reynolds

CONCLUDED AS MISTRIAL Fault: Gloria Gore - 80% Philip Morris - 15% R.J. Reynolds - 5% Compensatory Damages - $0 Punitive Damages: Philip Morris - Yes R.J. Reynolds - Yes
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added Aug 30, 2014 16:13
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