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[Florida] Half-Million-Dollar Award Imperiled by Partial Verdict in Engle Progeny COPD Suit Against Tobacco Makers

a jury’s partial, potentially inconsistent, verdict Tuesday in a smoker’s Engle progeny suit against four of the country's largest tobacco manufacturers raised questions of a mistrial and jeopardized its half-million-dollar award. Caprio v. Philip Morri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:20
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[Florida] McKEEVER v. PHILIP MORRIS: VERDICT (PDF)

Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:03
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[Florida] Philip Morris Hit With $17.4M Engle Jury Verdict ($$)

the jury found that Theodore McKeever reasonably relied on — to his detriment — Philip Morris’ concealment of information before 1982 about the risks of smoking cigarettes. The jury said that his reliance legally caused his emphysema and lung cancer.
Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:00
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[Florida] $17.4M Verdict Tops the Engle Progeny Review for the Week of February 16

Alex Alvarez delivers closing arguments prior to the jury's award of more than $17.4 million in damages, including $11.6 million in punitives, in his client Vickie McKeever's Engle progeny suit against Philip Morris. Click here for a clip from the closin
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:06
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Florida Tobacco Victims Might Lose Millions

The cigarette industry reignited Florida's tobacco wars Wednesday with a one-sentence bill that would strip away the right of thousands of Florida victims to collect millions in damages.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Feb 21, 2015 23:32
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[Florida] MCMANNIS v. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: JURY VERDICT FORM (PDF)

Do you find that Barbara McMannis had lung cancer, that she was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine, and that an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was a legal cause of lung cancer? YES / NO _X
Law360
added Feb 21, 2015 09:49
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[Florida] Jury Favors RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The jury answered “no” when asked whether Barbara McMannis had lung cancer, whether she was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine, and whether the addiction was the legal cause of her lung cancer. The plaintiffs had claimed that smoking cigarettes h
Law360
added Feb 21, 2015 09:46
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[Florida] Appeals ruling determines Reynolds not at fault in smoker’s death

Appellate Court reaffirmed Thursday a verdict in an Engle progeny case that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was not at legal fault for the death of a smoker. In a separate legal ruling Wednesday, Lorillard has been ordered to pay $25,000 in compensatory damages
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 20, 2015 15:22
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[Florida] Lorillard Cigarettes Caused Smoker's Death, Engle Jury Finds ($$)

found that a Florida man's now deceased wife's smoking-related death was caused by cigarettes manufactured by Lorillard Tobacco Co., and that she had relied on statements by Lorillard and other tobacco giants concealing smoking's health risks before she q
Law360
added Feb 20, 2015 04:02
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[Florida] Jury sides with tobacco companies in family's lawsuit

Court staff read the jury's verdict that said: "Do you find that Barbara McMannis had lung cancer, that she was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and that an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was the leading cause of her lung cancer? A
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:01
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