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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants/Cross-Appellees, v. GLORIA BOWDEN: Opinion filed February 2, 2016. An appeal from the Circuit Court for Duval County. (PDF)

PER CURIAM. AFFIRMED.
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 3, 2016 14:16
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[Florida] Fla. Court Affirms $3M Engle Award For Smoker's Widow ($$)

The three-judge panel for Florida's First District Court unanimously affirmed the jury's verdict in favor of Gloria Bowden that came out of a 2014 trial in which each of the tobacco companies was found to be 30 percent liable for Bowden's pain and suffer
Law360
added Feb 2, 2016 23:48
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Will Still Rehear Engle Case After Judge's Recusal ($$)

Chief Judge Ed Carnes discovered that he may be recused and, “in an abundance of caution,” removed himself from the proceedings, vacating the Jan. 21 decision. However, after a revote, the 10 remaining circuit judges again granted rehearing en banc, accor
Law360
added Feb 3, 2016 14:57
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[Florida] Jurors Award $240K, Find Smoker 98% Responsible for COPD in Trial Against Tobacco Giants

Jurors found James “J.R.” Ewing’s nicotine addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, but determined the disease did not cause Ewing’s death in 2009. And while jurors concluded R.J. Reynolds cigarettes were responsible for Ewing
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 30, 2016 06:02
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[Florida] Teague v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company et al ($$)

Law360
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07
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[Florida] Federal appeals court vacates pivotal ruling on smokers' lawsuits

A federal appellate court vacated last week a pivotal ruling that Engle plaintiffs must prove the cigarettes smoked by themselves or relatives were defective in order to receive damages. . . . On Thursday, a majority of the 11-member court agreed that the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 28, 2016 18:33
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[Florida] $3M Engle Award Disputed Over Excluded Asbestos Evidence ($$)

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds urged a Florida appeals court on Wednesday to undo a trial court’s $3 million ruling in favor of an Engle progeny plaintiff, saying evidence that the deceased smoker’s lung cancer was potentially caused by asbestos exposure
Law360
added Jan 28, 2016 18:55
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[Florida] Jury Clears RJR In $14M Row Over Pharmacy Tech's Death ($$)

has won a defense verdict in a $14 million Engle progeny jury trial over the lung cancer death of a pharmacy technician, convincing a Florida jury that an addiction to the company's cigarettes wasn't a legal cause of his death. During closing...
Law360
added Jan 28, 2016 18:53
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $14M Trial Over Hospital Worker's Fatal Cancer

not liable for the lung cancer that killed a Florida hospital worker who smoked for more than 35 years. Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds...Jurors needed less than three hours to conclude nicotine addiction was not a legal cause of Terry Rounds' lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2016 18:30
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[Florida] Exploding e-cigarette sparks lawsuit

A Collier County man who was badly burned in October when an e-cigarette exploded in his face has filed a lawsuit against both the manufacturer and the store where he purchased the e-cigarette.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Jan 28, 2016 02:53
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