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[Florida] VIDEOS: Perrotto v. RJ Reynolds

Outcome Verdict for Plaintiff Verdict Amount $4,087,338.67 Sessions This proceeding is recently concluded. Click on a session below to view video.
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added Nov 26, 2014 10:42
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[Florida] Plaintiff’s Attorney in Tobacco Suit: Addiction Fueled Smoker’s Cancer-Causing Habit

T. Hardee Bass argues that Nick Perrotto’s nicotine addiction drove decades of his smoking. Bass represented Perrotto’s wife, Deborah, in her suit against tobacco manufacturers, claiming that they engaged in manufacturing and marketing schemes that led t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:40
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[Florida] $3M to Family of Smoker Who Died From COPD

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA liable for $3.094 million in damages for the death of Patricia Dawn Allen, who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after decades of smoking the tobacco manufacturers' cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:07
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[Florida] Tobacco Manufacturers Hit With $4M Verdict in Lung Cancer Suit

The jury’s verdict, delivered about 10 p.m. Friday evening, came after more than three hours of deliberations and found that cigarettes manufactured by Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Tobacco Co., caused Nick Perrotto’s lung canc
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:42
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of November 17

Closing arguments took most of today, giving jurors less than four hours to deliberate before breaking for the weekend in Andy Allen’s suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the 2009 death of his wife, Dawn.
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added Nov 24, 2014 03:40
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[Florida] Boca widow wins $4 million from tobacco companies in addiction case

Debbie Perrotto’s attorneys claimed the cigarette companies used deceptive advertising... “If you teach the jury about what really happened (deceptive cigarette ads), then they agree” that the tobacco companies were deceptive, Schlesinger said.
WSB-AM 750 (Atlanta, GA)
added Nov 24, 2014 00:50
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[Florida] Product Liability MVP: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker ($$)

MVPJones Day's Stephanie Parker has been R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s go-to attorney since she began trying cases for it 15 years ago, and as its lead defense counsel, she has helped it win cases even in the post-Engle litigation landscape, including the f
Law360
added Nov 21, 2014 23:11
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Says Using Engle Findings Violates Federal Law

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Thursday argued before the Eleventh Circuit that Engle progeny plaintiffs cannot rely on the findings of that landmark suit to establish their strict liability and negligence claims against the tobacco co
Law360
added Nov 21, 2014 12:48
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Laura Shamp

Although she hasn’t tried as many CVN Engle progeny cases as some our other featured attorneys, Laura Shamp carries a solid 66.7% winning percentage through her three years of CVN Engle experience. Notably, she secured the full award of damages in her f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:41
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[Florida] $21M Award to Smoker's Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds$21M Award to Smoker’s Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds

After more than two days of deliberations, a jury awarded Diane Schleider $21 million in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit ... The verdict, which rejected a claim for punitive damages, found that Schleider’s husband, Andrew, was addicted to nicotine,
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added Nov 19, 2014 15:38
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