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[Florida] Family Says RJ Reynolds Caused Father's Lung Cancer ($$)

urged a Florida jury to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying that he was severely addicted to cigarettes and that the tobacco company hid the risks of smoking until it was too late.
Law360
added Jan 15, 2016 01:52
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[Florida] Reasons Behind Nurse's Smoking Take Center Stage as Trial Against Tobacco Makers Opens

Mary Howles, 73, a nurse for more than two decades, began smoking in the 1950s and continued the habit until 1991, four years before doctors diagnosed her with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. She claims tobacco marketing a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40
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[Florida] Jury Told Philip Morris Caused Nurse's Cancer ($$)

saying the company hid the dangers of smoking from her until it was too late...Mary Howles, quit smoking in 1991..."What's lying ahead of her is a horrible life where slowly but surely her lung capacity will continue to wane and she will eventually, if th
Law360
added Jan 12, 2016 00:44
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[Florida] Vidoe of EWING V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial 01/11/16 –

Summary In this tobacco litigation proceeding, Doris Ewing claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to the smoking-related illness of James Ewing....09:00 AM CST JAN 13
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 11, 2016 02:19
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[Florida] Video of ROUNDS V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial 01/11/16

Summary Janice Rounds claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which caused a smoking-related disease in Terrance Rounds....09:00 AM EST JAN 12
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 11, 2016 02:17
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Tobacco Jury Verdict Overturn in Florida

Appeals noted that Calloway's lawyer "pushed the envelope" with his "argumentative" opening statement and "attack on defense witnesses. " The lawyer's comments "injected potential error at every turn, and nearly caused us to reverse the judgment."
Courthouse News
added Jan 8, 2016 21:52
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Florida Supreme Court asked to clarify whether tobacco claims are preempted

whether a federal appeals court was right when it ruled that federal law preempts certain products-liability claims against cigarette makers, potentially affecting hundreds of cases in the state's courts. On Wednesday, Florida's Fourth Circuit Court of A
Reuters
added Jan 8, 2016 15:15
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[Florida] Fla. appeals court eliminates $55M in punitive damages in Engle lawsuit

ordered a new trial in two phases...the late Johnnie Calloway...One appellate judge said the reversal was meant to send a message that attorneys “creating an atmosphere of win at all costs ... do so at their own peril, and the peril of their clients.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 8, 2016 03:01
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. PHIL J. MAROTTA (PDF)

We disagree with Graham, and we respectfully note what we believe to be flaws in its reasoning....Graham suggests that state and presumably local governments cannot ban a product that Congress has chosen to regulate. This blanket argument cannot withstan
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 8, 2016 02:05
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Fla. Panel Asks Justices To Weigh In On Engle Preemption ($$)

appeals court asked the state Supreme Court to weigh in on the Eleventh Circuit’s recent finding that federal law preempts Engle plaintiffs’ strict liability and negligence claims, saying on Wednesday it disagrees that such claims are tantamount to bannin
Law360
added Jan 8, 2016 02:03
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