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[Florida] Terminally ill couple who met in a hospice smoking room tie the knot (after the bride took three days to accept his proposal and the groom forgot the ring)

Triple amputee Whaley said he and Rivera bonded...both rode their wheelchairs up the aisle and exchanged vows in the courtyard of the Florida hospice where they both met while being treated for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:10

[Florida] North Carolina Defense Lawyer Highlights Engle Trading Card Tuesday

This week's featured attorney: Represented his client in five CVN Engle proceedings in 2014. Won his most recent trial earlier this year. Helped secure an award in a retrial on damages that was $78 million less than the award issued in the previous tri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 27, 2015 15:08

[Florida] KOLKER: The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

while the industry may be paying out hundreds of millions of dollars each year in defense costs in Engle, the Florida litigation is still self-contained. No other plaintiffs in other states have succeeded in replicating what has been done in Engle.
added May 27, 2015 15:00

[Florida] WEINER/MENENDEZ: Right Result on Judicial Campaign Solicitations

Supreme Court upheld limits on the ability of judicial candidates to personally solicit campaign contributions...focused on the integrity of the judiciary, but the integrity of our other democratic institutions is equally important — and can also be compr
National Law Journal
added May 27, 2015 14:57
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[Florida] College students unaware of hookah’s health effects, study says

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that students are frequently engaging in hookah smoking, but are highly unaware of the health risks involved in the activity.
Oregon Daily Emerald (U of Oregon, Eugene)
added May 23, 2015 16:53

[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Win in Widow's $9M COPD Suit Highlights Engle Review for the Week of May 18

The six-member jury needed about three hours to reach a verdict for the tobacco maker, finding that Ethel Gray’s husband, Willie Gray, had not been addicted to Reynolds cigarettes. Addiction is one of several elements Engle progeny plaintiffs must prove.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2015 16:00

[Florida] Court rules favorably for tobacco companies

“The subtext of Graham’s legal analysis seems to suggest that his claims are immune from preemption simply because the Engle litigation has managed to survive for 20 years, and now has grown too-big-to-fail. “Thankfully, our constitution lends credence
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 23, 2015 10:34


A three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit Court in Atlanta ruled in April that Engle plaintiffs must prove that the cigarettes smoked by themselves or relatives were defective. The ruling came in a case involving Earl Graham, husband of deceased Faye Gra
The Market Business
added May 23, 2015 10:32

[Florida] Tobacco Industry Picks Up Tailwind as Smoker Suits Dealt Setback

The appeals court panel in Atlanta said individual smokers, already blocked from suing as a group, must each prove the cigarettes they used were defective, rather than relying on an earlier jury’s findings. That decision adds time, expense and uncertaint
Bloomberg News
added May 22, 2015 11:46

[Florida] Veteran Defense Attorney Is the Feature of Engle Trading Card Tuesday

This week's featured attorney: Is undefeated in her last six trials, including 4 wins in that streak. Carries an 80% winning record over five trials taken to verdict. Won two trials for her client, despite jury findings of Engle class membership.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 20, 2015 06:39
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