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[Florida] Bill to shield tobacco industry from damages in Engle lawsuits in limbo

Florida House Civil Justice Subcommittee adjourned its meeting early on Tuesday, with time to spare, but did not take up a bill intended to shield the tobacco industry from punitive damages in thousands of pending cases from injured Florida smokers.
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Mar 24, 2015 13:44
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[Florida] LETTER: Don't fall for Big Tobacco's ploy

trying to buy its way out of this accountability "problem" by paying 100 lobbyists to pass a bill that would result in Big Tobacco being treated differently....That AIF would support a Big Tobacco bailout without ever mentioning Big Tobacco really says it
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Mar 19, 2015 20:33
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Appellant, vs. Ralph Ballard, et al., Appellees (PDF)

8 We remind the parties that “in post-Engle actions the focus should be on the individualized issues of legal causation, comparative fault, and damages, and not on relitigating the conduct elements of the claims . . . .”
Law360
added Mar 19, 2015 12:39
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds' $8.5M Engle Loss Upheld By Fla. Appeals Court ($$)

Because we find that sufficient evidence existed for the jury to conclude that Mr. Ballard was addicted to Reynolds' cigarettes containing nicotine, and that this addiction was the legal cause of his bladder cancer, the trial court properly denied Reynold
Law360
added Mar 19, 2015 12:21
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Florida law would limit jury awards in tobacco lawsuits

“If you end up suing tobacco, call it $10 million on 4,000 cases, they’ve already paid billions of dollars. They’re going to go out of business.”... “I got involved because I think it’s the right thing to do,”...records show that Richter received about $
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Mar 15, 2015 11:09
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[Florida] VIDEO: Watch Sample Video Coverage of Local Tobacco Proceedings

CVN Tobacco provides news and video coverage of the most important civil litigation within the Tobacco practice area.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 14, 2015 15:38
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[Florida] Cause of Smoker's Death a Key Question in Trial Topping the Engle Progeny Review for the Week of March 9

Questions surrounding what killed Paul Pollari took center stage as the trial in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds opened Monday. Describing Pollari’s emergency trip to the hospital for a bleeding gastric ulcer just days before he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 14, 2015 15:37
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[Europe] Over 30,000 previously confidential documents now public on LTDL

The breakdown is as follows: 30;046 Philip Morris documents - a majority of these were previously confidential and have now been released as 'public' 170 DATTA documents - depositions and trial transcripts from the latest Engle Progeny lawsuits 2 Brown &
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Mar 11, 2015 16:15
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[Florida] The Week Ahead for March 9 to March 13, 2015

TOBACCO LAWSUIT...A panel of the Florida First District Court of Appeals hears the case of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. Lyantie Townsend at 200 Drayton Dr., Tallahassee, in courtroom 2 at 9 a.m.
The Florida Current
added Mar 10, 2015 12:12
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[Florida] Fatal Lung Cancer Suit's Opening Is the Focus of the Engle Progeny Review for the Week of March 2

John Walker tells jurors that Marion Dion, the deceased smoker at the heart of this suit against his client, R.J. Reynolds, did not make a concerted effort to quit smoking until less than three years before her lung cancer diagnosis. Dion's widower is su
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 9, 2015 17:21
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