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[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: Tobacco Cos. Win Defense Verdict In $50M Cancer Trial ($$)

found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. not liable for the death of a Cuban-American smoker who died of lung cancer, rejecting his wife and children's bid for up to $50 million plus punitive damages. (Credit: AP) The verdict came after
Law360
added Sep 22, 2015 17:18
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[Florida] Family Seeks $50M From Tobacco Cos. In Cancer Death Trial

Following Bauta's closing arguments, attorneys for the tobacco companies motioned for a mistrial on several grounds, including Bauta's mention of tobacco-related deaths after the judge indicated earlier that the numbers shouldn't be the focus of his argu
Law360
added Sep 22, 2015 15:50
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. To Blame For Heavy Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

told jurors in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that tobacco companies hooked Sal Marchese on cigarettes around age 13 and made a regular smoker out of him by age 16. "This was not an accident," Oliver said. "The world didn't get this way just because everybody
Law360
added Sep 22, 2015 14:18
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[Florida] In the U.S., one state is ground zero for tobacco suits

"They are being closely watched by interested persons throughout the country (because of) the way in which the case originated and the number of plaintiffs that have been able to prevail against the tobacco industry,"... Wall Street is also interested in
CBS
added Sep 21, 2015 08:42
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Jones Day failed to stave off a $35 million verdict against its client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., landing the firm...
Law360
added Sep 18, 2015 12:26
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[Florida] $100M Engle Tobacco Deal Spawns Firm Fee Battle ($$)

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP is being accused of trying to shirk a fee-sharing agreement with The Wilner Firm and seek a bigger cut of a $100 million settlement...Lieff Cabraser removed the cross-claim to federal court Tuesday, asserting that th
Law360
added Sep 16, 2015 17:27
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[Florida] VIDEOS: SUAREZ V. PHILLIP MORRIS

Teresa Suarez claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes lfueling the nicotine addiction of Rafael Suarez and leading to his smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 16, 2015 15:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds hit with $34.7M verdict for family of Air Force sergeant who died of cancer

Jones Day partner David Monde argued that O’Hara’s family had already been fairly compensated by the $14.7 million award. Monde also argued that punishing R.J. Reynolds for the actions of its previous executives and board members was unfair. “You’re punis
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Sep 16, 2015 10:59
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[Florida] $34 million 'big tobacco' verdict in Pensacola

Garry O'Hara, a 50-year-old man who died of lung cancer 15 years after he had quit smoking..."If Americans only knew what these companies concealed ...what they knew about smoking and lung cancer and nicotine addiction," Mark Avera, a lawyer who represent
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Sep 15, 2015 13:31
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[Florida] $20M Punitive Award Follows Battle Over RJR Conduct, Wraps $34.7M Tobacco Trial Over Vet's Fatal Cancer

Whether increased tobacco regulation and changes to Reynolds over the last two decades mitigated against punitives was a central issue in the trial’s second phase. During closings Friday afternoon, Jones Day's David Monde reminded jurors of wholsesale ch
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:53
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