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[Florida] Fla. Court Asked To Reopen Colombian Native's Engle Suit ($$)

Family members of a Colombian native on Wednesday urged a Florida appeals court to revive their Engle tobacco case against Philip Morris Inc., saying the trial court had erred in finding their deceased relative was not a state resident and thus was inelig
Law360
added Sep 19, 2013 13:31
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[Florida] Lorillard Tobacco Company, Appellant, vs. Dorothy Alexander (PDF)

The plaintiff provided more than sufficient evidence to show Lorillard’s conduct, both individually and as a member of the tobacco industry, of continuous, repeated, and aggressive attempts to discredit the scientific research revealing the harmful and a
Third District Court of Appeal (FL)
added Sep 5, 2013 07:13
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[Florida] MIAMI: Court OKs $35M award for Fla. smoker's widow

The 3rd District Court of Appeal affirmed $25 million in punitive damages and $10 million in compensatory damages against Lorillard Tobacco Co. for Dorothy Alexander. Lorillard unsuccessfully argued the damages were excessive and raised a number of other
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2013 06:53
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[Florida] Opening arguments given in Spring Hill man's case against tobacco companies

In an hourlong opening statement, Tampa lawyer Brent Bigger explained why the companies should pay his client compensatory and punitive damages, even though Rizzuto was the one who put the cigarettes in his mouth for four decades.
St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Aug 16, 2013 19:44
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[Florida] Flagler woman aims to snuff out smoking

Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Apr 8, 2013 16:08
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[Florida] High court lets stand $17.5M local verdict against tobacco company

Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Mar 30, 2012 00:00
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RJR Prevails at Trial Over Florida Woman's Death, As Jury Rejects Link Between Its Cigs and Her COPD

needed about nine hours to conclude that while Vivian Gay was addicted to cigarettes, Reynolds' cigarettes did not cause her death from complications related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 31, 2018 20:33
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[Florida] $24 Million Awarded To Wife, Daughter Of Deceased Smoker ($$)

awarded a family of a deceased smoker $15 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny suit bringing the total award to $24 million in a suit where they claimed that smoking was the cause of a man’s lung cancer and death (Rosemarie Graffeo v. R.J. Reyn
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 23, 2018 19:15
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[Florida] TERESA STARR-BLUNDELL V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO UPCOMING Trial 02/12/18 –

In this Engle progeny tobacco litigation proceeding, Plaintiff Teresa Starr- Blundell (personal representative of the estate of Lucy Starr) alleged Philip Morris Tobacco Co and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co of fraudulent concealment of dangers of smoking ciga
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:44
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Notches Win at Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Mouth Cancer

cleared R.J. Reynolds of responsibility for the oral cancer that killed a 53-year-old smoker. Kelsey v. R.J. Reynolds... The jury, in Florida’s 7th Judicial Circuit, in Volusia County, rejected the contention an addiction to nicotine caused the mouth c
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 26, 2018 20:03
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