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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Asks Full 11th Circ. Panel To Mull Preemption

An en banc panel of the Eleventh Circuit should review the appeals court's recent finding that federal law preempts tort liability claims over cigarette smoking because Congress did not seek to ban the sale of cigarettes...Earl Graham, who had sued Reyno
added May 2, 2015 15:43

[Florida] $6.3M Verdict in Lung Cancer Suit Slaps Philip Morris, Leads Engle Progeny Review for the Week of April 27

Jurors Friday afternoon awarded a smoker’s widow more than $6.3 million in her trial on damages for the lung cancer death of her husband....found Phillip Morris liable for $6.375 million in compensatory damages in the wrongful death suit, but declined to
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 2, 2015 11:06


Tobacco trial that was originally part of the Florida Engle class action litigation that was decertified in 2006. This trial is scheduled to take place in Manatee County, FL.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2015 12:49

ALEXANDER: Fraud In The Smoke Will Not Do

" evidence offered here simply cannot support a reasonable fair-minded inference of her detrimental reliance on either incomplete representations by PMUSA"...honest plaintiffs sometimes submarine their own cases.
JD Supra, LLC
added Apr 30, 2015 07:53

[Florida] Philip Morris Beats $20M Punitive Award In Engle Suit

persuaded a Florida federal judge to vacate a $20 million punitive damages award for a longtime smoker Thursday in an Engle progeny case when the judge found that the plaintiff had not shown enough evidence that the company's fraudulent marketing tactics
added Apr 29, 2015 13:02

[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Series 3, Number 1

This week’s attorney: Worked on the very first state Engle progeny case to go to trial. Has tried more than 15 career CVN Engle proceedings.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 29, 2015 13:01

[Florida] Two Tobacco Verdicts, Openings on Damages Highlight the Engle Progeny Review for the Week of April 20

Brown v. Philip Morris USA With damages alone at issue, opposing counsel sparred over millions in potential punitive liability as trial opened Thursday in Mary Brown’s suit for the lung cancer death of smoker Rayfield Brown. Watch Video from Tobacco Tr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 25, 2015 11:55

[Florida] Smoker's Death Case Against Philip Morris Goes To Jury ($$)

During closing arguments in Miami, plaintiff's attorney Philip Gerson of Gerson & Schwartz PA told jurors that Phyllis Frazier's daughters deserve the $14 million for having to endure watching their mother waste away over 20 years with chronic obstructiv
added Apr 24, 2015 14:37

[Florida] Tobacco Makers Cleared in $14 Million Wrongful Death Suit

Jurors found that, although Phyllis Frazier was addicted to nicotine, her addiction was not the legal cause of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the string of health problems that turned fatal....suit brought by Tina Russo, Frazier’s daughter
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:18

[Florida] Jury holds Reynolds liable for $25 million

A Florida jury voted Tuesday to make R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for $25 million in punitive damages in a case involving Thomas and Bettye Ryan. The amount was $3.5 million requested by the plaintiffs.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 11:26
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