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[Florida] Will This Supreme Court Decision Cost Altria Group Much More Than $25 Million?

Sweda talked to Altria CEO Marty Barrington... Barrington responded to Sweda's comments by acknowledging the risk but defending Altria's track record. "The company has done quite a good job of managing those risks," the CEO said, and "we could go down the
Motley Fool
added May 20, 2016 15:28
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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] RJ Reynolds Told To Pay $5M For Addiction Counselor's Death ($$)

$5 million in compensatory damages to the five adult children of a chain-smoking registered nurse and addiction counselor who died of lung cancer and said R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. should pay punitive damages, but found the nurse was primarily responsible
Law360
added May 20, 2016 16:54
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[Florida] $5M Plus Punitives in Verdict against RJR for Addiction Counselor's Cancer Death

A jury Thursday awarded $5 million to the children of a former addiction treatment counselor who died from cancer after smoking for more than five decades, and it found R.J. Reynolds liable for potential punitive damages for its role in her death. McCabe
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 20, 2016 14:13
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[Florida] Attorneys for Smoker's Family Receive Record $29M Award

A team of South Florida lawyers won what they believe to be Palm Beach County's largest-ever tobacco verdict for the family of a Delray Beach family lawyer who died of lung cancer at 52. The late Thomas Purdo started smoking in 1958 as a high school fres
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added May 19, 2016 16:32
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[Florida] Biz Groups Back RJ Reynolds In 11th Circ. Engle Fight ($$)

Letting a smoker's widower rely on the landmark Engle case's jury findings to establish strict liability and negligence claims against R.J. Reynolds violates due process by barring businesses from defending themselves in litigation, several business group
Law360
added May 19, 2016 21:46
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[Florida] Philip Morris Appeals Smoker's $3.75M Verdict To 11th Circ. ($$)

told a Florida federal judge that it’s asking the Eleventh Circuit to weigh in on a jury’s award of $3.75 million in an Engle progeny case, as well as the judge’s recent decision preserving two of the smoker’s claims....
Law360
added May 19, 2016 21:44
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[Florida] WQAM's Whiskey, Stars and Cigars Returns Bigger Than Ever

After a resounding response from 2015’s WSC event, Miami Sports Radio 560 WQAM is bringing back its signature event this year – bigger and better than before! Saturday, June 4th is the night legendary former NFL coach Dave Wannstedt hosts our exclusive
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added May 18, 2016 19:26
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[Florida] Chris Brown ‘thrown off a private jet for smoking marijuana’

Chris Brown has allegedly been thrown off a private jet for smoking marijuana after he ignored warnings from a pilot that he was, ya know, not allowed to light up on board the aircraft. The pilot called the police and officers arrived at Signature Aviat
Metro Café (uk)
added May 18, 2016 19:18
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[Florida] $18M Verdict Smacks R.J. Reynolds in Trial over Korean War Vet's Deadly Lung Cancer

“They desperately desired to get Joe Nally smoking as a teenager, and they succeeded,” Bigger said. “By the time he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps at 17 years old he was a regular daily smoker and well on his way to a lifetime of addiction for himsel
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 18, 2016 17:30
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