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[Florida] Law firms fined $9.16 million for filing frivolous tobacco complaints

improper claim submissions by Wilner.... “Over and over, plaintiffs’ counsel explained that these problems were the result of the unique logistical difficulties involved in managing so many individual lawsuits. “And over and over the District Court remi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2017 14:09
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[Florida] DOUGLAS V. R.J. REYNOLDS AND PHILIP MORRIS LIVE Trial 10/19/17 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:56
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Rejects RJ Reynolds' Appeal Of $37M Award ($$)

Florida Supreme Court declined Thursday to take up an appeal...letting stand the $15 million in compensatory damages and $22.5 million in punitive damages that a Broward County jury awarded the family of Laura Grossman
Law360
added Sep 4, 2017 11:53
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Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

finding that a man who died from lung cancer was not addicted to cigarettes made by Philip Morris and that his lung cancer and death was not caused by an addiction to those cigarettes (Judith Pearson v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2007-CA-017823, Fla. 13
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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[Florida] JONES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 07/31/17 –

Phyllis Jones claims R.J. Reynolds concealed the dangers of smoking while fueling the nicotine addiction of Demos Jones, leading to his smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:59
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Philip Morris Cleared at Trial Over Florida Railroad Worker's Fatal Cancer

deliberated for about 90 minutes before concluding nicotine addiction was not the legal cause of Don Pearson's death. The finding excludes Pearson's family from a class of plaintiffs potentially entitled to damages for a tobacco industry scheme to hide th
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 26, 2017 23:29
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Florida Jury Awards $6.8 Million To Widow In Tobacco Suit ($$)

Mary Sheffield filed suit in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court for Orange County against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. pursuant to the findings of Engle v. Liggett Group Inc., 945 So.2d 1246... To view the full article, register now.
Lexis Nexis
added May 16, 2017 14:50
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[Florida] SCOTT GOTTLIEB NOMINATED AS FDA COMMISSIONER

A 2012 op-ed written by Gottlieb shows he sides with the cigar industry on one of the fundamental aspects of FDA regulation. Before the 2012 election, he wrote an article talking about cigar regulations playing a potential role in the election due to the
HalfWheel
added Mar 11, 2017 00:38
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[Florida] Tobacco Trial Sheds Light On Punitive Damages Process ($$)

the same jury awarded $20 million in punitive damages against Reynolds. The case provides some relatively rare insight into a Phase II punitive damages trial, and the unique challenges and considerations such proceedings present for defendants.
Law360
added Nov 21, 2016 22:00
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[Florida] Jury Awards $4 Million In Engle Progeny Suit To Woman With COPD ($$)

awarded $4 million to a woman who developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after finding that she developed the disease by smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. (Mary Howles v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 22:28
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