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Minnesota Federal Judge Sends Deeming Rule Row To D.C. Federal Court ($$)

A motion to transfer a constitutional challenge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “deeming rule” was granted June 26 by a Minnesota federal judge who found that the case should proceed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Jen
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 28, 2018 15:04
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Jury Sides With R.J. Reynolds In Florida Engle Progeny Case ($$)

A plaintiff’s assertions of Engle class membership were rejected June 22 by a Florida jury, which rendered a verdict in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on allegations of wrongful death by the son of a smoker (Mark Cohen, as Personal Representative to
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 28, 2018 14:37
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R.J. Reynolds Cleared of Fault in Tobacco Trial Over Florida Grandmother's Death

A jury in Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit, in Dade County, deliberated more than 10 hours before concluding Shirley Cohen was not a member of a class of smokers entitled to recover damages for smoking-related disease caused by cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:50
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[Florida] 'Everything Went to Hell': Coral Gables Attorney Sues Former Co-Counsel Over Tobacco Cases

Coral Gables attorney J.B. Harris is suing Tallahassee litigator Phillip T. Howard, alleging his one-time co-counsel “usurped” a portfolio of tobacco cases potentially worth millions of dollars. The lawsuit leaves it up to a Miami-Dade Circuit judge to
Law.com
added Jun 22, 2018 21:45
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR with $500K Verdict, Clears Philip Morris in Punitive Proceedings Over Smoker's Lung Cancer

Jurors last week imposed a $500,000 punitive verdict against R.J. Reynolds but cleared Philip Morris of punitive responsibility over a long-time smoker’s cancer. Perrotto v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2007CA023841. The verdict followed eight days
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 20, 2018 16:06
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At Retrial, Florida Tobacco Plaintiff Wins $500,000 Punitive Damage Award

The widow of a smoker who was awarded $4 million in compensatory damages in November 2014 won an additional $500,000 on June 15 following a new trial on her entitlement to seek punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Debra Perrotto, as persona
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 19, 2018 03:30
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[Florida] Tobacco Plaintiff’s $18.7 Million Award Upheld By Appeals Court ($$)

Court of Appeal let stand a jury’s award of $18.7 million on behalf of the widow of a smoker in an Engle progeny wrongful death case (Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Mary Faricy Pardue on behalf of the estate of John H. Faricy, No. 1D17-959, Fla. App., 1st Dist
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 17, 2018 08:39
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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20
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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20
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[Florida] COATES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/18/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant hid the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:17
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