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[Florida] GENTILE V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL.

UPCOMING Trial 09/25/17 – . . . plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by concealing the dangers of cigarettes.
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added Sep 18, 2017 23:34
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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] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROSE POLLARI Appellee (PDF)

Admitting the Reports at trial effectively presented the jury with the opinions and conclusions of numerous extra-judicial experts whom Defendants could not cross-examine.... “Because the battle of experts has become as much a part of a trial as the confl
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 1, 2017 01:25
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Bears Blame In $4M Cancer Verdict, Jury Says

for a smoker’s cigarette addiction and resulting death from throat cancer...verdict in favor of plaintiff Bertie Thomas, who had sued on behalf of the estate of her late husband, Marvin. The jury found R.J. Reynolds had worked to conceal smoking’s true da
Law360
added Aug 1, 2017 17:01
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Florida Appeals Panel Reinstates Full Verdict In Tobacco Death Suit ($$)

reversed a trial court’s decision to hold a new trial against a tobacco company on a product liability claim because the jury instructions did not mislead the jury; the panel reinstated the full verdict (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Paul R. Larkin, et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 30, 2017 22:39
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., AND LIGGETT v. BOATRIGHT: ON PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW FROM A DECISION OF THE SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL (PDF)

THIS COURT HAS COMPELLING REASONS TO EXERCISE ITS JURISDICTION IN THIS CASE The impact of the Second District’s decision will extend far beyond Engle- progeny cases. The conflict between Boatright and Wheaton/Matte creates uncertainty as to whether Rule
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added Jun 28, 2017 13:42
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Nicked for $858K, Plus Punitives TBD, for Farmer's Throat Cancer

Lawrence v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-000178. The Florida Fifth Circuit Court jury in Marion County deliberated for nearly nine hours before handing down its decision, which found Reynolds responsible for the smoking-related laryngeal cancer that ultimate
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added May 10, 2017 16:49
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[Florida] LETTER: RE: Graham v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 13-14590 (PDF)

Dear Mr. Smith:...The Florida Supreme Court’s decision in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Marotta has no bearing on any live issue before this Court...Marotta rejected the preemption theory that Appellants abandoned here and adds nothing to the due process c
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added May 3, 2017 20:13
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[Florida] Smoker suits against Reynolds clear legal hurdle

Florida Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that thousands of lawsuits can continue against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. The decision appears to increase the odds that the U.S. Supreme Court may choose to address the legal disputes in the future. Reyn
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Apr 8, 2017 21:39
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[Florida] Appeals Court Orders New Trial for Tobacco Case That Produced $23.6B Verdict

The decision, published last Friday by Florida’s First District Court of Appeal, stemmed from Judge Terry Terrell’s denial of Reynolds’ motion for a new trial following an Escambia County Circuit Court jury’s $23.6 billion award to the widow of a Michael
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added Mar 1, 2017 04:22
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