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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $13M Verdict In Smoker Death Trial ($$)

awarded $13 million against R.J. Reynolds to the children of a heavy smoker who died of lung disease, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarettes from her until she was hopelessly addicted.
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:49
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $10M Punitive Verdict Boosts Award Against RJR to $13M in Fatal COPD Trial

The punitive verdict, which exceeded the $8.8 million in punitives Kelley/Uustal's Eric Rosen requested in Friday morning's closings, followed about an hour of deliberations.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 23, 2016 17:43
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Hit With $13M Verdict In Smoker Death Trial ($$)

to the children of a heavy smoker who died of lung disease, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarettes from her until she was hopelessly addicted... The case centered on the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death of smoker Virginia Wil
Law360
added Apr 22, 2016 19:59
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[Florida, Illinois, Missouri] Instant Analysis: Altria Group Inc. Wins Another Big "Lights" Lawsuit

a Missouri jury sided with the tobacco company's defense that it didn't violate state laws over how it marketed its Marlboro Lights brand of cigarettes. The plaintiffs sought damages of $1.8 billion from the cigarette maker.
Motley Fool
added Apr 19, 2016 13:44
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[Florida, Missouri] Instant Analysis: Altria Group Inc. Wins Another Big "Lights" Lawsuit

It's an important decision because it marks yet another big ruling in Philip Morris's favor, which last year had the Illinois Supreme Court reject a $10 billion judgment against the tobacco company. Last month, it asked the U.S. Supreme Court to not hear
Motley Fool
added Apr 14, 2016 15:53
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds To Blame For Smoking Lawyer's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a chain-smoking lawyer who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Wednesday to find R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarette use from him. During opening arguments in Palm Bea
Law360
added Apr 14, 2016 15:28
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[Florida] BERGER v. R. J. REYNOLDS: PLAINTIFF JUDITH BERGER’S MOTION FOR REINSTATEMENT OF JURY’S PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARD, OR NEW TRIAL (PDF)

ARGUMENT I. Because the Court of Appeals found that Defendant’s notice of appeal was premature, this Court has jurisdiction to entertain a motion for relief and should correct the judgment before appeal. A. This Court has jurisdiction over Mrs. Berger’s c
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 13, 2016 22:54
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY v. JANICE L. SIKES: Opinion filed April 12, 2016. An appeal from the Circuit Court for Duval County. (PDF)

Underlying Ms. Sikes’ argument is a fairness argument that Reynolds should not receive the benefit of 90-day stay under United States Supreme Court rules for filing a petition if it does not ultimately file a petition. But in this case, we recognize that
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 13, 2016 22:48
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Wins Stay Of Engle Case Amid High Court Appeal ($$)

ruled Tuesday that a lower court erred in denying R.J. Reynolds an automatic stay while the tobacco company considers whether to review U.S. Supreme Court review of a $5.5 million decision against it in an Engle...
Law360
added Apr 13, 2016 15:29
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[Florida] Smoker Wants $20M Damages Award Revived In Engle Case ($$)

asked a Florida federal judge to reinstate a $20 million punitive damages award against Philip Morris in light of a recent Florida state supreme court decision in another Engle case that held a smoker’s widow can seek...
Law360
added Apr 13, 2016 15:29
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