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[Florida] $10M+ Wrongful Death Tobacco Case Ends in Mistrial

After less than a day and a half of jury deliberations, Judge Stephen Dakan declared a mistrial in an Engle progeny wrongful death suit against R.J. Reynolds, when jurors indicated for the second time Wednesday afternoon that they were unable to reach a v
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:50
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[Florida] Retrial Begins in Artery Disease Suit Against Tobacco Makers, Leads Engle Review for Week of March 16

As opening statements began this week in the retrial of Robert Gore’s suit to recover for his wife’s carotid artery disease and fatal cancer, attorneys argued over whether smoking or other risk factors caused her health problems.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:48
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[Florida] $10M Verdict, Plus Punitives to Come, Strikes Tobacco Giants in Wrongful Death Lung Cancer Lawsuit

Jurors awarded $10 million, plus potential punitive damages, to a smoker’s widow after they found tobacco makers Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds responsible for the smoker’s fatal lung cancer. Pollari v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,14-001563CA19
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:47
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[Florida] Tobacco Makers Hit with $3M Punitive Verdict in Widow's Wrongful Death Suit

The punitive award came on the heels of Monday’s $10 million compensatory award to Rose Pollari, who sued the two tobacco manufacturers, claiming that her husband Paul Pollari’s nicotine addiction and eventual lung cancer were caused by the tobacco indus
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:47
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[Florida] $2M Verdict But No Punitives in Retrial of Engle Cancer Suit Against RJR and Philip Morris

Jurors today awarded $2 million in a Florida man’s suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the artery disease and cancer that he says killed his wife, a smoker for more than 40 years.
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added Mar 27, 2015 12:46
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Counterfeiters of Cohiba, Macanudo and Partagas Cigars Shut Down Across Florida in Series of Seizure Raids and Arrests, Announces General Cigar

Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (“ABT”) conducted a series of raids and arrests throughout Florida relating to the manufacture, distribution and sale of counterfeit versions of the Company’s COHIBA®, Macanudo® and Partagas® cigar brands.
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:38
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds Hit With $3M Punitive Verdict ($$)

ordered each of the companies to pay $1.5 million in punitive damages in the suit brought by Rose Pollari after slapping them earlier this week with $10 million in compensatory damages in the case. The jury had found that Pollari's husband Paul Pollari
Law360
added Mar 27, 2015 00:21
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[Florida] Fla. House Panel Delays Vote On Capping Tobacco Damages ($$)

The Florida House Civil Justice Subcommittee ended its meeting Tuesday without considering H.B. 1067, which was introduced last month by state Rep. David Santiago, R-Deltona, seeking to expand the scope of a 1999 state measure to limit punitive damages
Law360
added Mar 27, 2015 00:19
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Counterfeiters of Cohiba, Macanudo and Partagas Cigars Shut Down Across Florida in Series of Seizure Raids and Arrests, Announces General Cigar

teams of special agents from the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (“ABT”) conducted a series of raids and arrests throughout Florida relating to the manufacture, distribution and sale of counterfeit versions of the Company’s COHIBA®, Maca
Business Wire
added Mar 25, 2015 19:06
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Suffer $10M Blow In Engle Trial ($$)

compensatory damages verdict for Rose Pollari... The jury found that Paul Pollari was addicted to nicotine and that his cigarette smoking was the cause of his fatal lung cancer, allocating 42.5 percent of the responsibility for his smoking-related ailment
Law360
added Mar 25, 2015 12:04
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