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[Florida] Ferraro Team Says Victim's Job Was To Smoke, Die

Kaiser told the jury that adenocarcinoma was one of two primary lung tumors responsible for Ellsworth's death. Dr. Robert Cerfolio, a renowned thoracic surgeon at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, testified both cancers combined to kill Ellsworth.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:31
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[Florida] Sen. Nelson succeeds in drive to require child-proof liquid nicotine bottles

Senate committee voted today to require manufacturers to put child-proof caps on the small bottles... The Senate Commerce Committee, by a unanimous voice vote, approved Nelson’s legislation to require child-resistant packaging for any liquid nicotine sold
Bradenton (FL) Herald
added Sep 18, 2014 16:02
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Robert McCarter

While Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s Robert McCarter has not argued as many Engle cases as other attorneys, he’s won both cases he’s tried on the issue of fault. Moreover, CVN’s only Engle case in which damages were awarded against him was a retrial in Naugle, wh
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 17, 2014 18:03
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[Florida] Fla. court won't hear Lorillard appeal

The Florida Supreme Court has chosen not to hear Lorillard Inc.'s appeal petition of a $33 million jury award in one of the larger damages associated with an Engle progeny case ruling. .. Lorillard was the lone defendant in a case filed by Dorothy Alexan
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:58
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday Series 2, #1: Howard Acosta

we’re introducing Series 2 of our the trading cards. Each Tuesday, we’ll issue a new card featuring a case or attorney that has made a significant impact in this landmark litigation.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:02
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[Florida] CVN Opening Statement of the Week: September 8

In this Engle progeny trial, Laura Shamp, representing plaintiff Ken Ellis, leads off her opening statement by describing the final days of Betty Owens, Ellis’s mother: Betty Owens died in a nursing home at the age of 57. Her lung cancer had spread to he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:00
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 8

Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds... The six-member panel ultimately rejected the contention that Owens was addicted to cigarettes and that it led to her cancer.... Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Opening statements are expected Monday morning in the retrial of this
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:58
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Engle Progeny Lawsuit as Jurors Find Against Plaintiff on Addiction and Causation Question

The six jurors answered “no” to the question of whether Betty Owens, who died after more than 40 years of smoking, was addicted to cigarettes and whether her addiction was the legal cause of her lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:55
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[Florida] Hundreds of Engle lawsuits thrown out

A Florida appeals court has dismissed nearly 10 percent of the pending Engle progeny lawsuits against U.S. tobacco manufacturers, citing improper claim submissions by a law firm. The court's ruling Wednesday affects 750 Engle lawsuits filed by The Wilner
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 12, 2014 10:35
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[Florida] Hundreds Of Engle Progeny Tobacco Suits Axed At 11th Circ. ($$)

The suits — 588 personal injury cases, 160 for spouses' and children's loss of consortium, and two wrongful death claims — were filed by The Wilner Firm of Jacksonville, Florida, which cited the overwhelming logistics of representing more than 4,000 indi
Law360
added Sep 11, 2014 14:22
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