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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Nicked with $750K Verdict in Widower's Suit Over Fatal Lung Cancer

awarded a Florida widower $750,000 for the death of his wife, after finding that her four decades of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes, but not the company’s marketing tactics, caused her fatal lung cancer. Lewis v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-30058-CIC.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 2, 2015 14:37

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Dodges Most Blame For Cancer Death, Jury Says ($$)

bears just 25 percent of the fault for $750,000 in damages and rejecting her husband's bid for $9.2 million, plus punitive damages. The verdict falls far short of the request made by plaintiff's attorney William Ogle during emotional closing arguments in
added Sep 2, 2015 13:46

Vapor Corp. Acquires Two Retail Vape Stores in Gainesville, Florida

Leading Vaporizer / E-Cigarette Company to Embark Upon National Retail Expansion Program
PR Newswire
added Sep 1, 2015 13:23

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Should Pay $9.2M For Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

Plaintiff's attorney William Ogle told jurors in Daytona Beach, Florida, that Rosemary Lewis' death devastated her husband, James. She died at age 51, about 22 years short of her life expectancy, he said.
added Sep 1, 2015 12:15

[Florida] Tri-Rail adding more smoking restrictions at stations

The commuter rail line will not allow any passengers to smoke anywhere but restricted designated areas at each of the 18 stations starting Oct. 1. E-cigarettes are also included in the restrictions
WSVN-TV Fox 7 (Miami, FL)
added Aug 31, 2015 19:36

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Decorated Veteran's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

saying the company hid the risks of cigarette use for decades....told jurors in Pensacola, Florida, that Garry O'Hara developed lung cancer after decades of smoking cigarettes. He retired in 1993 after three decades of military service and developed lung
added Aug 28, 2015 17:48

[Florida] Family Tells Fla. Jury Tobacco Cos. Caused Smoker's Death

saying during opening arguments that the companies had engaged in a campaign of deception that hid the dangers of smoking from him. ...Duignan smoked one or two packs a day since he was about 12 ... was diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 42 in 1992
added Aug 25, 2015 17:09

[Florida] Trial Aces: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker

For nearly two decades at Jones Day, Stephanie Parker has been an instrumental part of the tobacco industry’s steadily successful litigation campaign against tort cases involving brutal respiratory illnesses and premature deaths, playing the delicate and
added Aug 25, 2015 17:07

[California, Florida] Trial Aces: Jones Day's Theodore Grossman ($$)

Hailed by his peers as a “cross-examination machine,” Jones Day litigator Theodore M. Grossman...has notched victories in more than his share of major cases over the past decades, including defending Philip Morris Inc. in a historic win for the tobacco de
added Aug 24, 2015 18:07

[Florida] ‘World’s largest’ Davidoff cigar store set to open in Tampa

The ultra-high-end Davidoff of Geneva cigar store coming to Tampa’s MetWest International complex and billed by the company as the world’s largest Davidoff store will open in November, the development announced on its website. The 5,000-square-foot loca
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Aug 23, 2015 16:21
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