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[Florida] Million-Dollar Award, Plus Possible Punitives, in Tobacco Trial Over Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors Friday awarded $1 million, plus potential punitives, to a Florida widow who claimed two of the nation’s leading tobacco companies were responsible for her husband’s death following a half-century of smoking. Marchese v. Philip Morris, 2013-CV-00284
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:40
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[Connecticut, Florida] The Tobacco Cases

CIPOLLONE CASE The plaintiff in Cipollone v. Liggett Group was Rose Cipollone, who began smoking in 1942, when she was 16 years old. Shortly before she died of lung cancer in 1984 at the age of 58, her husband sued the company that manufactured the ciga
American Museum of Tort Law
added Oct 4, 2015 11:33

[Florida, New Mexico] Class-action suit sought against makers of American Spirit cigarettes

The complaint seeks damages on behalf of Sproule and others who “smoke American Spirits because they have been deceived by claims, labels and advertising into regarding them as safer than other cigarettes.” Descriptions such as “additive-free,” “natural”
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Oct 4, 2015 10:28

[Florida] Reynolds, Santa Fe faces organic tobacco lawsuit

The lawsuit, as expected, piggybacks on an Aug. 27 notice from the Food and Drug Administration that it has sent warning letters to Reynolds subsidiary Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. The letter says the manufacturers' advertising of their traditional cigar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 1, 2015 15:12

[Florida] FISHER: Is VW The Next Big Tobacco For Plaintiff Lawyers?

Scott Schlesinger, a Fort Lauderdale attorney who has won a quarter of a billion dollars in jury verdicts against tobacco companies, and now has filed the first of what he expects to be many lawsuits against VW. What VW did, Schlesinger said, “is pretty m
added Sep 30, 2015 15:23

[California, Florida] Plaintiffs Seek Cert. in NJOY E-Cig Class Action Lawsuit

Plaintiffs Ben Z. Halberstam and Kathryn Thomas are seeking two statewide Class certifications to cover Class Members in both California and Florida who purchased NJOY e-cigarettes based on the defendant’s alleged false advertising campaign. This is the
Law Firm of Wolf & Pravato, P.A.
added Sep 29, 2015 23:50

[Florida] Attorneys battle over fees in decertified class action against tobacco companies

Judge Brian J. Davis, in a Sept. 24 order, granted a motion by co-defendants The Wilner Firm PA and Farah & Farah PA, both Jacksonville-area law firms, to defer briefing of state court motions until after determination of jurisdiction and motion to reman
Legal NewsLine
added Sep 29, 2015 20:39

[Florida] George Zimmerman's Twitter meltdown: Killer shares photos boasting about his freedom and sickening racist rant at Obama just hours after posting image of Trayvon's dead body

Zimmerman followed up the post with a picture of his beach view and a cigar, with the words: 'As much as I love owning all you trolls I have to work... On my tan!'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 22:14

[Florida] GUS: RJ Reynolds takes another hit. Updated with add'l info on the 9/15 diary about RJR.

So much for the decades of shoulder shrugging, "I din't no nuttin" persona put on by Big tobacco. They were not only keeping up on current research, they were investing millions of dollars not only into whether or not cigarettes were addictive and le
Daily Kos (blog)
added Sep 28, 2015 19:46

South Florida investigative report teens vaping dangerous drugs on the rise conducted a series of interviews with teens at Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF)... As the electronic cigarette is luring more and more teens into vaping...there is a new breed of vaping devices flooding the South Florida market. It (National)
added Sep 28, 2015 10:29
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