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South Florida Lawyer Is the Feature of Engle Trading Card Number 6

This week's featured attorney: Tried the first CVN-broadcast Engle trial in Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit. First appeared before CVN courtroom cameras in 2011. Is one of the state’s preeminent solo practitioners. 2015_GUESS_WHO_ENGLE_CARD_web-size
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:31
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[Florida] Wrongful death tobacco trial packs courthouse with potential jurors

The children of Margaret McEniry believe an addiction to cigarettes caused her to become ill and led to pancreatic cancer, which contributed substantially, if not solely, to her death in 1995. Plaintiff's attorney Rod Smith filed the wrongful death comp
Ocala (FL) Star-Banner
added Sep 13, 2013 17:29
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Backs $33M Award For Smoker's Widow ($$)

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday denied Lorillard Tobacco Co.'s request for a new trial and affirmed a $33 million award for the widow of a former smoker, saying the damages were not excessive.
Law360
added Sep 5, 2013 07:15
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[Florida] FRAZIER v. RJR, PHILIP MORRIS

An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, John Schlesinger, Judge.
Third District Court of Appeal (FL)
added Apr 12, 2012 00:00
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[Florida] KAPLAN V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. UPCOMINGTrial 04/09/18 –

plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness through their concealment of smoking's risks.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 2, 2018 22:43
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[Florida] Appellate court affirms award for widower in cigarette case

denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking... The appellate court remanded the case back to trial court to “award compensatory d
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:59
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[UK, Florida] (ORDER LIST: 583 U.S.) MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018 (PDF)

CERTIORARI DENIED 17-415 R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO, ET AL. V. GRAHAM, TERESA
Supreme Court (UK)
added Jan 9, 2018 13:13
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Judge orders R.J. Reynolds to keep paying Florida millions

When Bondi filed the suit last January, she said Florida was already owed $45 million and could lose $30 million a year going forward. Gillen said until R.J. Reynolds has its obligation to pay Florida transferred to Imperial Tobacco Group, it must continu
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Florida] 2 law firms sanctioned $9.1M for 'immense waste of judicial resources' in tobacco litigation

The law firms “are held to account for the immense waste of judicial resources and contempt shown for the judicial process occasioned by maintaining over a thousand non-viable claims,” the order says. “Counsel evinced a conscious disregard of their profe
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:15
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. CINDY EVERS, Appellee.: Opinion filed September 15, 2017. (PDF)

Although we conclude that R.J. Reynolds waived its argument that the 1995 version of the statute still required imposition of a three-to-one cap on the punitive damages award, we alternatively hold that the trial court properly determined that clear an
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Sep 20, 2017 03:59
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