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[Florida] Are White Men Better Jurors for Tobacco Companies?

Enoch's counsel used a peremptory challenge during the preliminary examination to strike prospective juror 18, a white man, during voir dire. But the tobacco companies objected, raising race and gender issues. "He's a white male. I don't understand what …
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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[Florida] Local briefs

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld ...a Palm Beach County Circuit Court jury found in April 2016 that Reynolds was 66 percent at fault for the disease experienced by Purdo, as well as 12 percent to Philip Morris USA and 22 percent to Purd
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Aug 18, 2017 18:27
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Plaintiff Urges Florida Court To Allow Asbestos Experts, Award, Reject Daubert ($$)

Two amicus curiae parties on Aug. 15 joined a plaintiff in urging the Florida Supreme Court to reject the Daubert standard and reverse an appellate court’s ruling excluding experts and negating an $8 million asbestos award (Richard DeLisle v. Crane Co., e
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms Judgment In $28.9M Smoking Suit

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a $28.9 million final judgment in a lawsuit brought by the family of a lawyer who died of lung cancer against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., finding the lower court hadn’t improperly eli
Law360
added Aug 17, 2017 17:55
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[Florida] ELLIS V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer caused nicotine addiction and disease by hiding the hazards of smoking.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY and PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Appellants, v. LINDA PURDO ENOCHS, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of THOMAS PURDO, Appellee. (PDF)

we are satisfied that the trial court did in fact engage in the genuineness inquiry in overruling Defendants’ objections to prospective jurors 18 and 95.
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 17, 2017 05:32
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms Judgment In $28.9M Smoking Suit

affirmed a $28.9 million final judgment in a lawsuit brought by the family of a lawyer who died of lung cancer against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., finding the lower court hadn’t improperly eliminated two prospective jurors. The
Law360
added Aug 17, 2017 05:25
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[Florida] Lawyer Group Asks To Weigh In On Mesothelioma Appeal ($$)

Florida Justice Association urged the state high court Thursday to let it weigh in on efforts to reinstate a mesothelioma sufferer’s $8 million verdict in litigation against R.J. Reynolds and an industrial manufacturer, saying an appeals court erred by fo
Law360
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Florida] FIELDS V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette companies caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness by hiding the dangers of their products.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:27
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Crestview teen to help lead Florida’s anti-tobacco movement

Students Working Against Tobacco, Florida’s statewide youth-led movement to combat the tobacco industry, announced the names of its new Youth Advocacy Board members. The group named Crestview resident Kendra O’Malley its Youth Advocacy Board leader, whic
Crestview (FL) News-Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:53
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