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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared at Trial Over Octogenarian's Lung Cancer

The week-long trial turned on whether a link existed between nicotine addiction and McFall’s cancer... But King & Spalding’s Jeffrey Furr, reminded jurors that no treating physician had diagnosed McFall as addicted to nicotine while he was alive. And Fur
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared at Trial Over Octogenarian's Lung Cancer

The week-long trial turned on whether a link existed between nicotine addiction and McFall’s cancer... But King & Spalding’s Jeffrey Furr, reminded jurors that no treating physician had diagnosed McFall as addicted to nicotine while he was alive. And Fur
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27
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Florida Supreme Court Rules Expert Witness Law Unconstitutional

– In a case stemming from a man who developed the asbestos-related disease mesothelioma, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court on Monday said a controversial 2013 law about expert-witness testimony was an unconstitutional infringement on the court’s aut
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Oct 17, 2018 20:30
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Rejects Law That Mandated Daubert Standard ($$)

Florida's legal community was closely watching cigarette smoker Richard DeLisle's challenge... In upholding the Frye standard,..."This rule — that expert testimony should be deduced from generally accepted scientific principles — has been the standard in
Law360
added Oct 16, 2018 17:57
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[Florida] Jury Finds COPD-Related Claim Against RJR, Philip Morris Time-Barred

needed about six hours to conclude that Carlos Ortiz should have known by May 5, 1990 that he suffered from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease his family contends was caused by years of smoking. That date is the cut-off for claims in Florida’s Eng
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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$21.5 Million Award To Smoker’s Widow Affirmed By Florida Appellate Court ($$)

A Florida appellate court on Sept. 28 affirmed a $21.5 million jury award for damages to the widow of a man who died from cancer caused by smoking cigarettes...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 8, 2018 20:47
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Florida has never had law against smoking outside public buildings

"In Florida, we have what’s known as the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act," said personal injury attorney Bruce L. Scheiner. He adds that act was amended in 2002, banning smoking inside almost all public places, with a few exceptions. "They have special sm
WZVN ABC7 (Fort Myers, FL)
added Oct 6, 2018 15:45
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[Florida] RIDLEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial 10/09/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, which caused addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:05
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[Florida] New Fort Myers apartment complex saying no to cigarettes

The Venetian Apartments, Fort Myers’ newest complex located on Winkler Road, boast more than 400 new units, a pool, two gyms, waterfront grilling pavilions, and even a dog washing station. But one thing you won’t find at the Venetian is anywhere to smok
WZVN ABC7 (Fort Myers, FL)
added Oct 5, 2018 14:10
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[Florida] $4.3M Engle Sanctions May Fund Ethics Training, Legal Aid ($$)

A panel of federal judges overseeing long-running tobacco litigation in Florida federal court told the parties Wednesday they're considering allocating some of the $4.3 million that the court is holding from...
Law360
added Oct 5, 2018 13:54
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