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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of October 27

Egan denied the defense’s motion to allow the jury to hear evidence they contended established that plaintiff Annie Bishop perjured herself to receive Social Security death benefits for Robert Ramsey, the smoker at the heart of Bishop’s suit.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:30
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[Florida] Engle: a mass tort run amok

In re Engle Cases shows what can happen to cases filed by plaintiffs' lawyers in a mass tort action when the court determines that such cases were filed without sufficient information about the plaintiffs that the attorneys claim to represent. Plaintiffs
International Law Office (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:51
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Flashback Part 4

Since we featured him in a Series 1 card, Alex Alvarez has more than doubled his CVN Engle trial experience, going an impressive 6-2 over the last three years, including his biggest damage award: a $45 million verdict in Alexander v. Lorillard Tobacco Co
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:20
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[Florida] MAZIAK: Regular smokes may be worse; e-cigs no panacea: Front Burner

The manufacture and marketing of a highly addictive product such as e-cigarettes has one primary goal: to hook as many people as possible on it. This is now what we see with the use of colors, flavors and celebrities to market e-cigarettes to youth. It i
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Oct 25, 2014 21:35
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of October 20

Russo v. Philip Morris After more than six days of voir dire, Judge Abby Cynamon declared a mistrial Wednesday ... Taylor v. R.J. Reynolds Helen Taylor’s addiction to smoking led to the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to an expert on t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 25, 2014 21:31
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Another large jury verdict has been rendered against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Florida, with a long-time smoker awarded $14.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages.

Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 21:29
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[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes...Kerrivan, a r
Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2014 21:27
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[Florida] Jury awards settlement for long-time smoker

Another large jury verdict has been rendered against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Florida, with a long-time smoker awarded $14.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages. The case in the Middle District of Florida also affects Philip Morris USA, whic
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 18:08
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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, as part of Republican AG coalition, active in faraway court fights

Many of RAGA's biggest donors have a stake in who wins. Giving $75,000 this year was the National Rifle Association, the plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to eliminate a federal ban on the sale of handguns for those between 18 and 21. That ban was upheld, bu
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:12
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[Florida, Tennessee] Nashville attorney wins second verdict against tobacco companies

Kenneth Byrd, a Nashville attorney from Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, has won a $41.4 million judgement against tobacco giants Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. Byrd was the lead counsel in a liability suit that spun out of a Florida class-act
NashvillePost.com
added Oct 24, 2014 15:35
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