Headlines Tagged with Engle — 2,698 headlines found
A Weston woman who developed oral cancer after smoking for more than 30 years obtained a $14.5 million verdict—including $8 million in compensatory damages and $6.5 million in punitives... "A monumental and historical result for a foreign-born smoker of
Jul 24, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:49
Watch a Masterful Cross-Exam of a Sympathetic Witness with Millions on the Line | Florida Trial Video Vault
Cross-examination of a sympathetic witness can be the most difficult part of a trial. It requires a deft touch to make your point without appearing as if you are bullying a witness, turning the jury against you. King & Spalding’s Jeffrey Furr, in Gray v.
Jul 24, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:11
A grudge allegedly held by Palm Beach Circuit Judge Meenu Sasser against a plaintiffs attorney who opposed her bid for a seat on the federal bench translated to her removal from a multimillion-dollar tobacco case. Posttrial comments attributed to Sasser
Jul 16, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 24, 2015 06:53
Merino's attorney Alex Alvarez emphasized his client's suffering, pointing to her appearance when she testified. "You saw how she struggled to even speak," Alvarez said. "You heard how she struggles to even eat. She's deformed, distorted, mangled and ...
Jul 23, 2015 Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 22:10
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is facing up to a combined $12.55 million in punitive damages from two recent Engle progeny jury verdicts in Florida.
Jul 23, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 23, 2015 17:28
A federal judge on Tuesday outlined how Florida’s Middle District will handle certain Engle progeny cases that were tried to a verdict and will need to be retried in the event that the Eleventh Circuit stands firm in its decision that federal law preempts
Jul 22, 2015 Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 16:48
tobacco company R.J. Reynolds lied to his client about how dangerous cigarettes are. "Punish them...Punish them and let other companies know you cannot act like this." Lillian Kaplan began smoking in 1941 at age 12 and was a regular smoker by the time s
Jul 22, 2015 Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 16:45
[Florida] PERRY: Why would physicians testify that smoking isn't addictive? Maybe the money. Lots of money.
The medical community — including specialty societies such as the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery — needs to engage in more formal reviews of such testimony to make sure it adheres to professional ethical standards, he adds.
Jul 23, 2015 MinnPost.com
added Jul 23, 2015 12:54
assigned $3 million each in punitive damages to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. The jury also provided $1.5 million to Glodine McCoy's 87-year-old widower for the pain and suffering of losing his wife in 1997.
Jul 22, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 22, 2015 19:36
The doctors pointed the finger at everything from alcohol to mouthwash to salted fish and more. Doctors and lawyers on behalf of the tobacco companies would pick up on the most minute details of a plaintiff’s lifestyle, even something as simple as living
Jul 17, 2015 Discovery Channel
added Jul 22, 2015 15:10