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[Florida] Ex-Tobacco Lawyer Hire May Still Burn Plaintiff’s Firm

A Florida trial court will take a new look at whether a personal injury firm is barred from suing Philip Morris because the firm briefly hired an associate who represented the tobacco giant...Former Hunton & Williams associate Paulo Lima litigated for Phi
Big Law Business (Bloomberg Law)
added Apr 27, 2018 16:16
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Appellant, vs. Patsy Elaine Davis, Appellee. An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, William Thomas, Judge. (PDF)

the trial court abused its discretion in ordering a new trial...It is clear from the jury’s verdict that they disregarded the expert witness testimony on addiction, so there is no reasonable probability that the objectionable question was so prejudicial
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 26, 2018 15:34
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Dodges New Trial For Smoker's $38M Engle Suit ($$)

A three-judge panel said the jury’s finding that R.J. Reynolds was not to blame for Booker Terry Davis’ death, despite acknowledging that his nicotine addiction led to his death, indicated that it did not consider the company’s reference to a favorable de
Law360
added Apr 26, 2018 15:31
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Florida Jury Awards Plaintiff $375,000 In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

to a woman who claimed that she was addicted to cigarettes and that the addiction was the cause of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after finding that the woman was at the most fault for her lung disease (Myra Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 21, 2018 16:51
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Florida Panel Orders Hearing Over Engle Progeny Attorney Disqualification ($$)

suit to determine if a law firm should be disqualified from representing a plaintiff because one of its former attorneys had previously worked as an attorney defending tobacco companies in such cases (Dolores Balaban v. Philip Morris USA Inc.,
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 21, 2018 16:50
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[Florida] Jurors Award Ex-Smoker $375K But Find Her 90% at Fault for Her COPD in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

Jurors Thursday linked R.J. Reynolds cigarettes to a Florida smoker’s lung disease, but they placed the majority of blame on the smoker, and their $375,000 verdict was a fraction of what she sought against the tobacco giant. Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014CA
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Florida] Multimillion-dollar tobacco verdict upheld

A divided state appeals court this week upheld a nearly $6.4 million verdict...in a 2-1 decision, ruled Wednesday in favor of Mary Brown, who was awarded $6.375 million in 2015 after a trial in Duval County, according to state and county court records.
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Panel Affirms $634,201 Engle Progeny Judgment ($$)

affirmed a final judgement in an Engle progeny action after finding that a trial court did not err in reducing the final judgment in the suit in which a man claimed that he developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Patrick O. Griffin v. Phil
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 19, 2018 19:29
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[Florida] DOLORES BALABAN, Petitioner, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Respondents: ON MOTIONS FOR REHEARING AND MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION PER CURIAM (PDF)

We grant respondents’ motions for rehearing... An evidentiary hearing is required in this case to examine the matters dealt with by Attorney Lima during his tenure at the Ferraro firm and the depth of his involvement. Disqualification of the Ferraro fir
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 19, 2018 17:24
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[Florida] Fla. Court Wants Hearing On Engle Firm Conflict Questions ($$)

Two tobacco giants will get another shot at addressing alleged conflicts at a plaintiffs firm handling Engle progeny cases that hired a lawyer who had previously done related work for one of the companies, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Fourt
Law360
added Apr 19, 2018 17:19
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