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[Florida] Nonagenarian's Motivation to Quit Smoking Questioned in Trial Against Big Three Tobacco Companies

Daniel Seidman, director of smoking cessation services at Columbia University, told jurors Richard Shulman, who smoked R.J. Reynolds, Liggett, and Philip Morris-brand cigarettes for more than 40 years, was so dependent on nicotine he suffered symptoms ak
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:52
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[Florida] Smoker Who Lost Lung, Voice Seeks $21M From Tobacco Cos. ($$)

R.J. Reynolds attorney Mark Belasic of Jones Day argued that Cooper never really tried in earnest to quit and also smoked marijuana for decades. The Engle progeny suit was brought against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and Liggett Group Inc. by Mary Cooper
Law360
added Sep 7, 2015 15:59
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[Florida] Jury Weighs R.J. Reynolds' Role In Smoker's Cancer Death ($$)

McPharlin of Kelley Uustal PLC urged jurors to award up to $8 million to the family of Lillian Kaplan, who died at age 84 in 2012. He also told jurors to find that punitive damages are warranted, which would kick off a second trial phase.
Law360
added Aug 6, 2015 13:49
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJ Reynolds With $13M Verdict Over Smoking Death ($$)

$8.5 million in punitive damages, adding to a nearly $5 million compensatory...Larkin claims Reynolds participated in an industrywide conspiracy to conceal the harm caused by cigarettes with a decades-long propaganda campaign.
Law360
added Jul 14, 2015 15:00
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[Florida] North Carolina Defense Lawyer Highlights Engle Trading Card Tuesday

This week's featured attorney: Represented his client in five CVN Engle proceedings in 2014. Won his most recent trial earlier this year. Helped secure an award in a retrial on damages that was $78 million less than the award issued in the previous tri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 27, 2015 15:08
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[Florida] MCMANNIS v. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: JURY VERDICT FORM (PDF)

Do you find that Barbara McMannis had lung cancer, that she was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine, and that an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was a legal cause of lung cancer? YES / NO _X
Law360
added Feb 21, 2015 09:49
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[Florida] Jury delivers verdict in Charlotte County tobacco trial

Donald McMannis, 82, sued Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company saying his wife Barbara’s addiction to cigarettes led to the cancer that killed her. For the past two weeks, jurors heard testimony from doctors, addiction experts and family
WINK-TV Channel 5 (Ft. Myers, FL)
added Feb 19, 2015 18:10
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[Florida] Trial Opens in Throat Cancer Survivor's Suit Against Tobacco Giant

Jurors heard opening statements Thursday morning in a suit by a former smoker who claimed his addiction to cigarettes caused the cancer that cost him his larynx. Vila v. Philip Morris. Jose Vila, 60, is suing Philip Morris in the Engle progeny case, cla
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:31
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[Florida] Now Accepting Nominations for the 2014 CVN Engle Litigation Awards

Nominate your candidates for the 2014 CVN Engle Litigation Awards by December 15. We'll announce the winners on December 30 and feature each of them on special Engle trading cards. In 2014 alone, CVN has covered more than 25 Engle trials involving doze
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 15, 2014 01:24
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[Florida] Pathologist In Engle Suit Says Medical Evidence Is Sufficient to Show Smoker Died From Lung Cancer

Barbara Lourie’s “heavy history of smoking” likely caused her fatal lung cancer, a pathologist and cancer specialist testified yesterday in James Lourie’s Engle progeny tobacco suit. James Lourie v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:13
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