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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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[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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[Florida] Counsel For Smoker's Addiction Win a $559,000 Verdict Over Tobacco Companies

Attorney Crane Johnstone with the Schlesinger Law Offices announced Friday, "The five week trial found three of the big four tobacco companies liable and the jury has awarded a partial verdict of $559,000 in past economic damages. Judge Thomas Lynch IV en
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2015 13:02
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Asks Full 11th Circ. Panel To Mull Preemption

An en banc panel of the Eleventh Circuit should review the appeals court's recent finding that federal law preempts tort liability claims over cigarette smoking because Congress did not seek to ban the sale of cigarettes...Earl Graham, who had sued Reyno
Law360
added May 2, 2015 15:43
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[Florida] $6.3M Verdict in Lung Cancer Suit Slaps Philip Morris, Leads Engle Progeny Review for the Week of April 27

Jurors Friday afternoon awarded a smoker’s widow more than $6.3 million in her trial on damages for the lung cancer death of her husband....found Phillip Morris liable for $6.375 million in compensatory damages in the wrongful death suit, but declined to
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 2, 2015 11:06
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[Florida] DUPRE V. RJ REYNOLDS / LIVETrial

Tobacco trial that was originally part of the Florida Engle class action litigation that was decertified in 2006. This trial is scheduled to take place in Manatee County, FL.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2015 12:49
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ALEXANDER: Fraud In The Smoke Will Not Do

" evidence offered here simply cannot support a reasonable fair-minded inference of her detrimental reliance on either incomplete representations by PMUSA"...honest plaintiffs sometimes submarine their own cases.
JD Supra, LLC
added Apr 30, 2015 07:53
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[Florida] Philip Morris Beats $20M Punitive Award In Engle Suit

persuaded a Florida federal judge to vacate a $20 million punitive damages award for a longtime smoker Thursday in an Engle progeny case when the judge found that the plaintiff had not shown enough evidence that the company's fraudulent marketing tactics
Law360
added Apr 29, 2015 13:02
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