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[Florida] BISHOP v. RJR, ET AL.

We reverse the trial court's order granting summary judgment, but decline to rule on the issue raised in the cross-appeal. We also affirm, without comment, the trial court’s discovery order challenged on appeal.
Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal
added Sep 1, 2012 14:05
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BRIEF-Vector Group says company and its subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle Progeny tobacco litigation cases pending in Florida

* Vector Group Ltd - expects to incur an after-tax charge of about $11 million in Q4 of 2016 related to settlement agreement-sec filing * Says upon dismissal of settled cases, company and liggett will be defendants in approximately 125 state court Engle
Reuters
added Dec 9, 2016 04:46
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[Florida] Another jury awards damages against Reynolds

70 percent of the blame was put on Reynolds and 30 percent on Andrew Schleider....According to a quarterly Reynolds regulatory filing on Oct. 21, out of 39 Engle jury verdicts listed, there were only five with a higher combined compensatory damages and/or
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:20
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Florida jury holds Philip Morris USA accountable for its actions in Federal Court

Clearly outraged by evidence of Philip Morris’ conduct in targeting children, the jury awarded over $20 million in punitive damages and added fourteen cents to the total. Judith Berger, as did her now-deceased twin sister, developed severe chronic obstru
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Sep 25, 2014 18:29
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[Florida] Lorillard Asks Fla. Court For New Trial In $33M Smoking Suit ($$)

focused on Lorillard's claim that the trial court erred in not removing a juror who was discovered to have an acquaintance with the daughter of plaintiff Dorothy Alexander, and a dispute over whether Lorillard properly objected to the court's remittitur o
Law360
added Jul 7, 2013 09:47
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[Florida] Vector Group Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

The Engle progeny cases remained a primary focus of our litigation activity, with 4,523 cases currently pending in both federal and state court. Although we and the other industry defendants continue to believe that the Engle process is materially flawed
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 13, 2013 04:14
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[Florida] $17.4M Verdict Tops the Engle Progeny Review for the Week of February 16

Alex Alvarez delivers closing arguments prior to the jury's award of more than $17.4 million in damages, including $11.6 million in punitives, in his client Vickie McKeever's Engle progeny suit against Philip Morris. Click here for a clip from the closin
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:06
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[Florida] Tobacco company must pay lung cancer victim's family $37.5 million 'because they targeted teens with their advertising'

In a newspaper ad from the 1970s, the company states: 'The thing that makes Vantage so special is that its filter is based on an innovative design concept that gives smokers flavor like a full-flavor cigarette without anywhere near the "tar" or the nicot
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2013 13:00
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[Florida] VILA V. PHILIP MORRIS USA: DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR A DIRECTED VERDICT ON PUNITIVE DAMAGES MAD AT THE CLOSE OF PLAINTIFF'S CASE (PDF)

Law360
added Jan 31, 2015 11:37
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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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