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Thursday’s decision came less than four months after a federal court slapped a $9 million sanction on Jacksonville-based Farah & Farah and The Wilner Firm “to account for the immense waste of judicial resources by maintaining over a thousand non-viable cl
Feb 9, 2018 Law.com
added Feb 10, 2018 18:57
without explanation, denied an Engle progeny plaintiff’s petition for review in appealing a lower court’s decision to vacate a $16.8 million verdict and grant a new trial in a tobacco suit (Cynthia Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. SC17-1130, Fla
Dec 5, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2017 13:32
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
Oct 23, 2017 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2017 14:09
In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Oct 19, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:56
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
Jul 27, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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.
Jul 27, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:59
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
Jul 26, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 26, 2017 23:29
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.
May 15, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added May 16, 2017 14:50
[Florida] RICHARD BOATRIGHT and DEBORAH BOATRIGHT, his wife, Appellants, v PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., and LIGGETT GROUP, LLC, Appellees. (PDF)
We reverse the order of the trial court and remand for an award of attorneys' fees and costs in favor of the Boatrights. The amount of the award is to be determined by the trial court. The court's award of costs to the Boatrights pursuant to section 57
Apr 12, 2017 Florida Second District Court Of Appeal
added Apr 12, 2017 21:06
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.
Nov 21, 2016 Law360
added Nov 21, 2016 22:00