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[Florida] Big Tobacco Says Using Engle Findings Violates Federal Law

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Thursday argued before the Eleventh Circuit that Engle progeny plaintiffs cannot rely on the findings of that landmark suit to establish their strict liability and negligence claims against the tobacco co
Law360
added Nov 21, 2014 12:48
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Laura Shamp

Although she hasn’t tried as many CVN Engle progeny cases as some our other featured attorneys, Laura Shamp carries a solid 66.7% winning percentage through her three years of CVN Engle experience. Notably, she secured the full award of damages in her f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:41
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[Florida] $21M Award to Smoker's Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds$21M Award to Smoker’s Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds

After more than two days of deliberations, a jury awarded Diane Schleider $21 million in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit ... The verdict, which rejected a claim for punitive damages, found that Schleider’s husband, Andrew, was addicted to nicotine,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:38
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[Florida] Judge Rejects Philip Morris' Recusal Bid In Engle Suit ($$)

saying public comments he made about trial lawyers' role in preventing tobacco deaths were taken out of context. The Engle progeny case involves plaintiff William Starbuck, a smoker who was involved in the massive class action against American tobacco co
Law360
added Nov 18, 2014 16:22
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Central Florida Man Secures $35 Million in Damages From Big Tobacco

Attorneys Scott Schlesinger, Steven Hammer and Jon Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices have achieved a $35 million judgment against two tobacco companies on behalf of a smoker who suffered severe health problems from his addiction to cigarettes.
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:06
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of November 10

After jurors were unable to reach a verdict in three hours of deliberations Friday afternoon, proceedings recessed for the weekend in Diane Schleider’s suit stemming from her husband Andrew’s 1997 cancer death.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:16
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[Florida] Jury Awards Ex-Smoker $35 Million: Tobacco Companies Expected to Appeal

Boatright's lawyer, Scott Schlesinger, said his client fell victim to the most successful marketing campaign in history and began smoking at the age of 12 because he liked the cowboy from the Marlboro advertisements. Boatright was a full-time smoker at 1
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Nov 15, 2014 09:17
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[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34
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[Florida] Philip Morris Hit With $35M Engle Tobacco Verdict ($$)

The Polk County jury on Wednesday awarded Richard Boatright $15 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages
Law360
added Nov 14, 2014 22:33
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Robert Shields

An Engle litigation veteran, Atlanta’s Robert Shields has represented Engle progeny plaintiffs on CVN for more than four years. In that time, he’s built an outstanding 80% win rate through five verdicts, including a $6 million award in 2012’s Sikes v. R.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:08
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