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[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
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Apr 12, 2017 21:06
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Under Trump, Florida's premium cigar industry could escape job-killing FDA regulations

could save thousands of jobs by stripping the [FDA] of its ability to regulate premium cigars like cigarettes. Late last week, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the incoming chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, met with President-elect Donald
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:34
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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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[Florida] Fla. Judge Rejects Jury's $6M Verdict Against RJ Reynolds

Minutes after jurors gave their verdict and left the courtroom, Judge Migna Sanchez-Llorens granted R.J. Reynolds' motion for a directed verdict that rejected the jury's punitive damages finding. "The court heard no evidence that would substantiate evid
Law360
added Nov 5, 2016 01:37
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Florida Jury Awards Nearly $29 Million in Damages in Smoker’s Death

Jurors awarded widower Alan Konzelman about $10 million more than he had sought, Law360 reports. He was awarded $8.8 million in compensatory damages for his pain and suffering over his wife’s death. He had asked for $5 million plus about $300,000 for his
News Inferno
added Oct 27, 2016 14:40
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[Florida] MALONEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 10/18/16 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its products, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 18, 2016 01:42
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[Florida] Sides Face Off Over Fault for Smoker's Fatal Lung Disease as Trial Starts Against RJR

Attorneys battled Thursday over responsibility for the respiratory disease that killed a Florida man who allegedly smoked up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years, as trial opened Thursday against R.J. Reynolds. Prentice v. R.J. Reynol
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:25
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[Florida] Re: Graham v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 13-14590 (PDF)

Defendants submit this response...underscores that no one can ascertain what the Engle jury actually decided with reasonable confidence and that Walker rested on an incorrect premise. The due process problems with the Engle findings are therefore unavo
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 26, 2016 19:50
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[Florida] Death of a Legend: Carlos Fuente Sr.

Carlos Fuente Sr., the patriarch and longtime chairman of Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., died on Friday night in Tampa, Florida, after a battle with stomach cancer. He was 81 years old, and was surrounded by his family at the time of his death.
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 7, 2016 22:34
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