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[Florida] Jury rules against cigarette company in $18 million verdict

argued that any current marketing by R.J. Reynolds is subject to FDA approval. "They are now closely watched and heavily regulated," Geise said. "Reynolds is now making a product that helps people stop smoking."...current management at Reynolds had nothi
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added May 18, 2016 07:17

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $12M For Airman's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Attorney Brent R. Bigger of Bigger Law PA told jurors in Polk County, Florida, that Marlene Nally was left a widow late in life after many decades of marriage to Joseph Nally. "Those golden years, those are the years where you really need each other the
added May 17, 2016 16:32

[North Carolina] SWEDA: May 5, 2016 – a RAIny day in Winston-Salem

During the question & answer session, several speakers raised the issue of working conditions for farm workers. Hillary Laslo, a FLOC member from Toledo, OH, spoke of abusive conditions on the farm and the fear of retaliation. Julie Taylor, the ex-Direc
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 13, 2016 19:57

[Florida] Smoker's Widower Awarded $12M in Cancer Trial Against RJR, with Punitives Still to Come

A jury Wednesday awarded $12 million, plus potential punitive damages, to the widower of a Florida smoker for the role R.J. Reynolds played in the woman’s cancer death. Dion v. R.J. Reynolds, 13CA5673.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 12, 2016 18:14

[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Hit With $12M Engle Verdict, Faces Punitives ($$)

awarded $12 million in compensatory damages to the widower of a woman who allegedly died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. also owes punitive damages for its role in concealing the dangers of tobacco...
added May 11, 2016 21:04

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $11M For Wife's Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a woman who died of lung cancer after four decades of heavy smoking urged a Florida jury Tuesday to award him $11 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until sh
added May 11, 2016 13:41

[Florida] Judith Berger v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.: ORDER (PDF)

Because PM USA acknowledges that I have already rejected many of its arguments, I discuss most fully PM USA’s argument that federal law impliedly preempts Mrs. Berger’s negligence and strict liability claims.
Amazon CloudFront
added May 9, 2016 10:47

[Florida] Philip Morris Loses Bid To Strike 2 Of Smoker's Claims ($$)

A Florida federal judge on Thursday denied Philip Morris's motion for judgment as a matter of law on two claims in an Engle-progeny suit where a jury's $20 million punitive-damages award has already been struck down, saying alleged holes in the claims' le
added May 7, 2016 18:13

[Florida] RJR Caused Addiction Nurse's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a chain-smoking registered nurse and addiction counselor who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until she was hopelessly add
added May 7, 2016 17:48

[Florida] RJ Reynolds To Blame For Retired Airman's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a retired U.S. Air Force serviceman who smoked at least a pack of cigarettes every day urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his cancer, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from him until..
added May 6, 2016 17:32
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