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[Florida] Testimony by otolaryngologists in defense of tobacco companies 2009–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Noble organizations in otolaryngology should take stands to resist tobacco industry manipulation of the legal process by enforcing ethical standards in expert testimony to insure that it is unbiased and based on fair and balanced interpretation of the sc
The Laryngoscope
added Jul 17, 2015 18:00
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[Florida] Dr. Kim R. Jones, MD

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jones Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jones to family and friends is 4.3 out of 5
Healthgrades
added Jul 17, 2015 17:47
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[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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[Florida] Physicians testified for tobacco companies against plaintiffs with head, neck cancers

a small group of otolaryngologists have repeatedly testified, on behalf of the tobacco industry, that heavy smoking did not cause the cancer...The cases occurred between 2009 and 2014. One physician said he was paid $100,000 to testify in a single case
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Jul 17, 2015 11:12
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[Florida] PERROTTO v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, LIGGETT GROUP LLC, and VECTOR GROUP LTD., INC., (PDF)

Accepting the allegations within the motion and affidavits as true, we conclude that the judge’s alleged inability to restrain either her utterances or her emotions in front of the petitioner would, if true, show that the experience profoundly affected h
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jul 16, 2015 11:23
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[Florida] Biased Judge Nixed From Engle Case By Fla. Appeals Court ($$)

because of lingering hostility from a previous case between the judge and her lead attorney. Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal granted plaintiff Debra Perrotto's request for a writ of prohibition from the trial court's order denying Perrotto's mo
Law360
added Jul 16, 2015 11:21
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[Florida] Widow's $2.6M Award In Tobacco Case Reversed ($$)

appeals court Wednesday reversed a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., ruling that a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications and other companies in a Ne
Law360
added Jul 16, 2015 11:20
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11th Circ. Affirms Philip Morris Owes Nothing To Widow ($$)

a smoker's widow isn't entitled to any damages despite a jury verdict finding Philip Morris USA Inc. partly liable for her husband's death, finding that the widow improperly attempted to introduce a new challenge to the verdict that she didn't raise at t
Law360
added Jul 16, 2015 01:24
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[Florida] Judge thrown off tobacco case due to ‘hostility’ against attorney

The alleged exchange, which was confirmed by Schlesinger’s law partner, illustrates ongoing animosity and justifies Perrotto’s claims that she can’t get a fair shake from Sasser, the appeals court said. The ruling means another judge will review the tria
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jul 16, 2015 01:17
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Hammered with $8.5M in Punitives, $13.5M Total, in Suit Over Mouth Cancer

Jurors Monday found R.J. Reynolds liable for $8.5. million in punitive damages for its role in a tobacco industry conspiracy to conceal the dangers of cigarettes, which a Florida widower claimed led to his wife’s mouth cancer. Larkin v. R.J. Reynolds, 200
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:39
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