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[Cuba] Is this the final burn for Florida's 'Cigar city'?

Among those most worried: Eric Newman, whose family has been making 31 brands of cigars, including ­Cuesta-Rey, Diamond Crown and La ­Unica, for three generations. For 121 years, the J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has churned out millions of cigars and shipped t
Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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[Florida] GLASSMAN V. PHILIP MORRIS MISTRIAL

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 6, 2016 17:49
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[Florida] "Stubborn" Soldier Was Responsible for His Own Smoking, Defense Says as Trial Opens Over Lung Cancer Death

A former military man described as hard-headed, stubborn, and having a short fuse, was completely responsible for his own smoking and could not have been dissuaded from his 3-pack-a-day habit, the defense claimed in opening statements last week in the tri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:21
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[Florida] REYNOLDS, PHILIP MORRIS USA and LIGGETT, Appellants, v. MARVINE CALLOWAY (PDF)

TAYLOR, J, dissenting....Although I agree that many of the comments made by plaintiff’s counsel were improper, I would find no abuse of discretion in the trial court’s ruling that they did not constitute a sufficient basis for a mistrial. I would therefor
Wolters Kluwer
added Sep 30, 2016 12:54
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Florida Appellate Panel Affirms New Trial For Tobacco Companies ($$)

affirmed a trial court’s decision to grant a new trial to two tobacco companies in an Engle progeny suit because the plaintiff’s lawyer made prejudicial statements to the jury in closing arguments (David Cohen v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., No. 4D13-2
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 11, 2016 13:49
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[Florida] BERGER v. R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: PLAINTIFF JUDITH BERGER’S REPLY IN SUPPORT OF HER MOTION FOR REINSTATEMENT OF JURY’S PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARD

Philip Morris cannot, and does not, point to a single piece of evidence that the jury considered in awarding punitive damages to Mrs. Berger that was not probative of its recklessness and intentional misconduct with respect to Mrs. Berger’s two success
Amazon CloudFront
added May 3, 2016 18:41
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[South America/Caribbean, Florida] Tampa's Last Cigar Factory Ponders More Competition From Cuba

they have been making fine cigars for a very long time and expect to keep working far into the future. The J.C. Newman cigar factory in the historic Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa is a ballet of complex old machines and deft hands, as 130 people make 60
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:23
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[Florida] Shook Hardy Managing Partner Shines in Philip Morris Cases

Between Sept. 1, 2014, and Aug. 31 of this year, tobacco giant Philip Morris was the defendant in 24 Engle trials resulting from lawsuits by individuals that grew out of a decertified class action. A partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon has been lead counsel
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:31
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Musician's $1.9M Suit Claiming Smoking Caused COPD

Jurors Tuesday found a South Florida musician did not suffer from the respiratory disease she claimed was caused by decades of smoking, giving R.J. Reynolds the win in her $1.9 million suit against the tobacco giant. Green v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-046326
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2015 18:27
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[Florida] SHIRLEY SPOONER VS. LIEFF, CABRASER, HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN: COMPLAINT AND DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL (PDF)

t not limited to, the following: wrongfully stipulating that Plaintiff's case should be dismissed; failing to properly review the Stipulation prior to its filing; failing to correct the record to re;flect that the Stipulation enoneously listed Plaintiff
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 9, 2015 17:36
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