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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Decorated Veteran's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

saying the company hid the risks of cigarette use for decades....told jurors in Pensacola, Florida, that Garry O'Hara developed lung cancer after decades of smoking cigarettes. He retired in 1993 after three decades of military service and developed lung
added Aug 28, 2015 17:48

[Florida] Family Tells Fla. Jury Tobacco Cos. Caused Smoker's Death

saying during opening arguments that the companies had engaged in a campaign of deception that hid the dangers of smoking from him. ...Duignan smoked one or two packs a day since he was about 12 ... was diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 42 in 1992
added Aug 25, 2015 17:09

[Florida] Trial Aces: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker

For nearly two decades at Jones Day, Stephanie Parker has been an instrumental part of the tobacco industry’s steadily successful litigation campaign against tort cases involving brutal respiratory illnesses and premature deaths, playing the delicate and
added Aug 25, 2015 17:07

[California, Florida] Trial Aces: Jones Day's Theodore Grossman ($$)

Hailed by his peers as a “cross-examination machine,” Jones Day litigator Theodore M. Grossman...has notched victories in more than his share of major cases over the past decades, including defending Philip Morris Inc. in a historic win for the tobacco de
added Aug 24, 2015 18:07

[Florida] ‘World’s largest’ Davidoff cigar store set to open in Tampa

The ultra-high-end Davidoff of Geneva cigar store coming to Tampa’s MetWest International complex and billed by the company as the world’s largest Davidoff store will open in November, the development announced on its website. The 5,000-square-foot loca
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Aug 23, 2015 16:21

[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52

[Cuba, Florida] Tobacco giant defeats suit brought by family of Bay of Pigs veteran

jury sided with R.J. Reynolds Tuesday against the family of a former Bay of Pigs prisoner who smoked for five decades then died of emphysema at age 87. The jury of six ruled the tobacco giant was not responsible for the October 2005 death of Renato Santo
Miami (FL) Herald
added Aug 19, 2015 18:31

[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Wins Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $16M Death Trial

finding that the tobacco giant was not liable for his death. The defense verdict followed a five-day trial in Miami, during which jurors heard about the suffering that Renato Santos endured as he gradually succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
added Aug 18, 2015 13:26

[Florida] Fla. Smoker Tells Jury Tobacco Cos. Took Her Voice, Lung ($$)

"We have to hurry because my client has no future," he said. "You will see the tortures of the damages she endured"...The dramatic arguments kicked off the trial in an Engle progeny suit brought against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett G
added Aug 18, 2015 04:19

[Cuba, Florida] Tobacco Marketing's Influence on Immigrant's Smoking Takes Center Stage in Emphysema Trial Against RJR

Attorneys sparred over the influence allegedly deceptive tobacco marketing had in a Cuban immigrant’s smoking decisions as trial opened Tuesday in a suit against R.J. Reynolds over his fatal emphysema. Santos v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000849.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:52
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