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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hits Back At Engle Smoker's Bid For New Trial ($$)

objected Wednesday to an Engle progeny plaintiff’s request for a new trial, claiming she essentially asked a Florida federal judge to act as “a tenth juror” and ignore a February jury verdict that found her 100 percent responsible for her respiratory dise
Law360
added May 15, 2015 12:22
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[Florida] McNAMARA: What Were They Smoking? Why The Graham Court Was Wrong ($$)

the 11th hour decision by the Eleventh Circuit to vent its displeasure with a 10-year-old class decision sullies proper preemption inquiries, and baselessly burdens plaintiffs, like Graham.
Law360
added May 15, 2015 11:54
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA. IN RE: ENGLE PROGENY CASES TOBACCO LITIGATION. PERTAINS TO: DALE MOYER. CASE NO. 08-026337. VOLUME ONE. DEPOSITION / CAMEL SNUS WEBSITE. PRINT VERSION / URGENT - SYMPOS
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added May 13, 2015 20:11
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Undefeated Florida Lawyer Highlights Engle Trading Card Tuesday

This week's featured attorney: Is undefeated through four verdicts. Had his first win reversed on appeal, then nearly tripled the original verdict on the case’s retrial. Carries an average jury award of more than $5 million. 2015_GUESS_WHO_ENGLE_CARD_we
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 13, 2015 14:21
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[Florida] How David Boies Became the Best Friend and Worst Enemy of Big Business

Boies himself argued before the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of cigarette companies …his daughter Caryl… died in 2010 of lung cancer at the age of 48. She had been a smoker. Asked how he squares this terrible loss with his continuing labors for tobacco
Bloomberg News
added May 13, 2015 10:04
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[Florida] Tobacco Case Lesson: Use Closing Arguments Cautiously

A trial lawyer and his boss did something surprising: They saved a $5 million jury award by admitting error to judges. A loss would have been a significant upset for the plaintiffs' side of tobacco litigation and a signal victory for defense forces.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added May 11, 2015 14:41
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[Florida] "Grievous" Failure to Disclose Change in Key Testimony Causes Mistrial | Engle Review for the Week of May 4

Judge Peter Dubensky declared a mistrial Tuesday in Dupre v. R.J. Reynolds after plaintiffs' attorneys failed to disclose a change in the testimony of Kevin Dupre, the son of Richard Dupre, whose 1994 death from artery disease spared the Engle suit again
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 9, 2015 13:39
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Up in Smoke – District Court Vacates $20,760,000 Punitive Damages Verdict in Florida Tobacco Lawsuit

On April 23, 2015, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida vacated a $20,760,000 punitive damages award that had been levied against international tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris USA, Inc. by a Florida jury earlier this year
JD Supra, LLC
added May 9, 2015 11:44
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[Florida] Court Upholds $5M Award To Sick Smoker

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday upheld a verdict that calls for Philip Morris USA to pay $5 million to a man who suffers heart disease caused by smoking --- but it shielded the cigarette maker from potentially paying punitive damages.
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added May 7, 2015 14:52
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[Florida] Elite Defense Attorney Featured on Engle Trading Card Tuesday | Series 3, Card 2

Today's CVN Engle progeny trading card features one of the leading defense attorneys in Florida's landmark litigation. This week's featured attorney: Has won 9 of 12 verdicts. Tried a case in which the jury found Engle class membership but declared t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 5, 2015 20:32
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