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[Florida] Philip Morris Slams Engle Plaintiff's Bid To Revive $20M Award ($$)

The tobacco company argued that plaintiff Judith Berger was wrongly arguing that U.S. District Judge James Carr didn't properly consider her testimony about why she chose to switch to smoking "light" and "low-tar" cigarettes. Philip Morris argues that th
Law360
added Jul 9, 2015 10:56
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[Florida] Tobacco Makers Cleared in $14 Million Wrongful Death Suit

Jurors found that, although Phyllis Frazier was addicted to nicotine, her addiction was not the legal cause of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the string of health problems that turned fatal....suit brought by Tina Russo, Frazier’s daughter
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:18
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[Florida] Ex-Smoker Urges Jurors To Add Punitives To $21.5M Verdict ($$)

"They have to understand that when you lie ... to people knowing that it's false and misleading and people get hurt, companies will be held accountable this way," plaintiff attorney Alex Alvarez of the Alvarez Law Firm told jurors during the first day in
Law360
added Apr 21, 2015 19:11
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., et al., vs. TINA RUSSO, etc. (PDF)

Consistent with our decision in Hess, we conclude that the district court below properly determined that the trial court did not err in denying PM USA and R.J. Reynolds’ requested jury instruction on the fraud statute of repose.
Supreme Court of Florida
added Apr 2, 2015 18:42
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[Florida] McKEEVER v. PHILIP MORRIS: VERDICT (PDF)

Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:03
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[Florida] LANDAU v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., et. al.: DEFENDANTS’ RENEWED MOTION FOR MISTRIAL

Cummings’s misconduct was so prejudicial that it has irreparably violated Defendants’ federal due process rights to a fair trial and has tainted these proceedings to such an extent that a mistrial is the only adequate remedy.1 In the alternative, shoul
Law360
added Feb 11, 2015 16:32
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[Florida] LIVE VIDEO: Allen v. R.J. Reynolds

Allen claims defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering his wife, Patricia Dawn Allen's, tobacco addiction, causing her fatal, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:45
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Denies Fees For Withdrawn Atty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

a Florida attorney could not collect fees for litigation work he did for Aldar Tobacco Group LLC because he voluntarily withdrew from the case before the case settled and Aldar recovered money. A three-judge panel for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a dist
Law360
added Aug 22, 2014 13:25
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[Florida] Holy e-smokes! Some businesses allow vaping cigarettes in workplace

With the growing trend of electronic cigarettes, a few Southwest Florida businesses are allowing vaping in the workplace. Safety Harbour Insurance Inc., which serves Lee and Collier counties, allows its employees to e-puff away at work. “We absolutely l
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Apr 14, 2013 13:24
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[Florida] Appeals court overturns verdict against Reynolds Tobacco

Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2012 00:00
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