Headlines Tagged with Engle — 2,791 headlines found
A Florida woman who won a $17 million jury verdict against Philip Morris USA in a suit claiming her cigarette addiction led to the amputation of her legs fired back at the cigarette company’s motion to stay the case in the Eleventh...any delays would thre
Jul 28, 2015 Law360
added Jul 29, 2015 12:03
Altria Reports 2015 Second-Quarter and First-Half Results; Raises 2015 Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance; and Announces New $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program
Altria and PM USA recorded pre-tax charges totaling $31 million for the estimated costs of implementing the corrective communications remedy in the federal government’s lawsuit against them.
Jul 29, 2015 Altria Group, Inc.
added Jul 29, 2015 11:58
Strong operating performance drives RAI’s 2Q15 results / Company announces: - Dividend increase - Two-for-one stock split - Increased full-year EPS guidance (PDF)
“Reynolds American delivered excellent results in the second quarter, in addition to successfully completing the Lorillard acquisition and related divestiture,” said Susan M. Cameron, president and chief executive officer of RAI. “The strength of our oper
Jul 28, 2015 Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:51
A Weston woman who developed oral cancer after smoking for more than 30 years obtained a $14.5 million verdict—including $8 million in compensatory damages and $6.5 million in punitives... "A monumental and historical result for a foreign-born smoker of
Jul 24, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:49
Watch a Masterful Cross-Exam of a Sympathetic Witness with Millions on the Line | Florida Trial Video Vault
Cross-examination of a sympathetic witness can be the most difficult part of a trial. It requires a deft touch to make your point without appearing as if you are bullying a witness, turning the jury against you. King & Spalding’s Jeffrey Furr, in Gray v.
Jul 24, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:11
A grudge allegedly held by Palm Beach Circuit Judge Meenu Sasser against a plaintiffs attorney who opposed her bid for a seat on the federal bench translated to her removal from a multimillion-dollar tobacco case. Posttrial comments attributed to Sasser
Jul 16, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 24, 2015 06:53
Merino's attorney Alex Alvarez emphasized his client's suffering, pointing to her appearance when she testified. "You saw how she struggled to even speak," Alvarez said. "You heard how she struggles to even eat. She's deformed, distorted, mangled and ...
Jul 23, 2015 Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 22:10
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is facing up to a combined $12.55 million in punitive damages from two recent Engle progeny jury verdicts in Florida.
Jul 23, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 23, 2015 17:28
A federal judge on Tuesday outlined how Florida’s Middle District will handle certain Engle progeny cases that were tried to a verdict and will need to be retried in the event that the Eleventh Circuit stands firm in its decision that federal law preempts
Jul 22, 2015 Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 16:48
tobacco company R.J. Reynolds lied to his client about how dangerous cigarettes are. "Punish them...Punish them and let other companies know you cannot act like this." Lillian Kaplan began smoking in 1941 at age 12 and was a regular smoker by the time s
Jul 22, 2015 Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 16:45