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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Liable But Escapes Large Award In Engle Suit ($$)

jury entered a verdict for $776,000 in compensatory damages for a woman in an Engle progeny suit Thursday after finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for her husband's cigarette addiction and diseases leading to his 2012 death, far less than the $20 mi
Law360
added Jun 20, 2015 16:29
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[Florida] Tobacco Lawsuit Funding News: Ongoing Tobacco Lawsuits Now Favoring Plaintiffs, as Legal-Bay Reaffirms Their Commitment to Tobacco Plaintiffs

Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports today that tobacco lawsuits are ongoing...Legal-Bay is announcing their readiness to aid victims, and their family members, with lawsuit funding while they await their ultimate settlements.
PR Newswire
added Jun 15, 2015 08:51
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[Florida] Pioneering Plaintiff's Lawyer Is the Feature on this Week's Engle Trading Card

This week's attorney: First appeared before CVN courtroom cameras in 2011. Tried 4 of his 5 CVN Engle cases in the 11th Judicial Circuit. Successfully tried the first Engle claim involving coronary disease. 2015_GUESS_WHO_ENGLE_CARD2_web
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 11, 2015 13:41
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[Florida, New York] Philip Morris, RJR Say Settlement Bars Fla. Widow's Case ($$)

told a Florida appeals court Tuesday that it should reverse a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow, saying a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications ... barred her claims against them..."agreed not to sue any other
Law360
added Jun 10, 2015 14:55
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[Florida] Addiction a Key Issue as Trial in Fatal COPD Suit Opens Against R.J. Reynolds

As trial began Wednesday in a suit against R.J. Reynolds by the widow of a trucker who smoked through six decades, attorneys debated whether he was addicted to the cigarettes that his wife claims caused his fatal respiratory disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:20
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More Engel cases dropped in Florida, including at least 11 involving Reynolds

A federal judge in Florida approved on Wednesday the dismissal of 12 Engle progeny cases and the removal of 12 abandoned cases. At least 11 cases involved R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., including at least 10 of those abandoned. The rulings were made by Willi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2015 06:05
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Shed More Settled, Abandoned Engle Suits ($$)

a Florida federal judge granted joint motions to dismiss claims from 12 cases and tossed 12 abandoned suits. U.S. District Judge William Young granted mutual motions to dismiss claims from four cases against Philip Morris and claims from five against Lo
Law360
added Jun 4, 2015 14:10
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Caused Ex-Smoker's Lung Ailment, Jury Told ($$)

During opening arguments in Miami, an attorney for Thomas Hardin said his client was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 1996. Thomas Hardin grew up in rural Alabama and began smoking at the age of 9, he said. Allan B. Kaiser of The
Law360
added Jun 4, 2015 14:09
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South Florida Lawyer Is the Feature of Engle Trading Card Number 6

This week's featured attorney: Tried the first CVN-broadcast Engle trial in Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit. First appeared before CVN courtroom cameras in 2011. Is one of the state’s preeminent solo practitioners. 2015_GUESS_WHO_ENGLE_CARD_web-size
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:31
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[Florida] North Carolina Defense Lawyer Highlights Engle Trading Card Tuesday

This week's featured attorney: Represented his client in five CVN Engle proceedings in 2014. Won his most recent trial earlier this year. Helped secure an award in a retrial on damages that was $78 million less than the award issued in the previous tri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 27, 2015 15:08
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