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[Florida] 2014 CVN Engle Progeny Awards: The Attorney Finalists

we highlight the 2014 attorney finalists for the CVN Engle Awards, honoring excellence in this landmark series of litigation. The winner in each category will be announced December 30.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 17, 2014 01:44
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[Florida] Now Accepting Nominations for the 2014 CVN Engle Litigation Awards

Nominate your candidates for the 2014 CVN Engle Litigation Awards by December 15. We'll announce the winners on December 30 and feature each of them on special Engle trading cards. In 2014 alone, CVN has covered more than 25 Engle trials involving doze
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 15, 2014 01:24
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of December 8

Thursday saw Dorothy Wilson, the daughter of Andrew Halburton, the deceased smoker at the heart of this suit against R.J. Reynolds, describe her father's heavy history of smoking. Wilson told jurors that her father would begin smoking soon after he awoke
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 15, 2014 01:23
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[Florida] Steven Hammer's last moments in his Phase 2 closings in Calloway v. RJR

ends his closing argument powerfully, encouraging the jury to "be proud of your verdict" and to "walk away knowing you made the right decision today."
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 15, 2014 01:20
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[Florida] US college students believe hookah safer than cigarette

Many college students in the US consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, despite emerging evidence otherwise, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health examined the prevalence of h
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:10
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Florida kids less likely to smoke, study says

Florida had a 7.5 percent smoking rate among high school students, according to the study by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association, among other groups.
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 13, 2014 20:57
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[Florida] $35 Million Awarded to Smoker in Engle Tobacco Case

Richard Boatright, a 61-year-old man who began smoking at the age of 12, is one of thousands of plaintiffs who were a part of the first-ever smokers’ class action case Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc.
LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:44
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[Florida] National Report: Kentucky Ranks 39th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

The report challenges states to do more by shining the spotlight on Florida, which has cut its high school smoking rate to a record low 7.5 percent. The report details the lives and health care dollars each state could save if it brought its teen smoking
PR Newswire
added Dec 11, 2014 23:43
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[Florida] Big Tobacco's Directed Verdict Axed In Non-Engle Appeal

saying Friday the verdict was improper because the expert testimony could support a conclusion that their cigarettes caused cancer. Plaintiff Karen Whitney had sued the tobacco giants, asserting negligence and strict liability claims, according to court
Law360
added Dec 8, 2014 12:47
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Plaintiffs Fight To Pursue Punitive Damages ($$)

asked the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a ruling that determined that Engle progeny plaintiffs are barred from recovering punitive damages on strict liability and negligence claims in their individual suits. John Mills of The Mills Firm PA
Law360
added Dec 5, 2014 17:51
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