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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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VIDEO: CORDOBA: Small business owner: FDA rules threaten Florida heritage of hand-rolled cigars

Unfortunately, I find the tale of overreaching government destroying family-run businesses is all too familiar. Our family business was already taken from us once when Fidel Castro's regime shut down factories all across Cuba. My wife and I know that we'
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Aug 17, 2016 18:53
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[Florida] Big Tobacco’s “Rabid” Advertising Caused Woman’s Fatal Addiction, Jury Told

Meacham, who began smoking in the late 1940’s at the age of 15, had consumed at least 934,400 doses of nicotine by the time the first warning labels were added to cigarette packaging... had no way of knowing smoking was dangerous due to the tobacco compan
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2016 14:48
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[Florida] UPDATE: $11.5M Verdict Includes $6M in Punitives against RJR for Nurse's Cancer Death

Jurors imposed a $6.5 million punitive award against R.J. Reynolds for its part in the death of Dorothy McCabe, a former nurse and addiction counselor who smoked for more than 50 years. The verdict, when combined with the $5 million in compensatories the
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 21, 2016 01:16
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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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[Florida] Smoker Wants $20M Philip Morris Punitive Row To Push Ahead ($$)

urged a Florida federal judge Monday to promptly reinstate a jury's $20 million punitive damages award against Philip Morris USA Inc., saying it was properly supported by evidence and a recent Florida Supreme Court opinion.
Law360
added May 3, 2016 18:16
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[Florida] The Ybor City Issue 2016: The lost world of Ybor City (WITH VIDEO)

from 1977 to 1983, I interviewed hundreds of elderly cigar makers, green grocers, and boliteros (numbers peddlers). In a ritual, they arrived daily, settling in the cantinas of El Centro Asturiano, El Centro Español, and El Círculo Cubano to sip café con
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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