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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 03/12/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:32
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[Florida] PAULINE BURKHART, Plaintiff - Appellee, versus R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Defendants - Appellants. (PDF)

This case...has remained pending on appeal...awaiting resolution of other appeals in this Court and the Florida Supreme Court. With the benefit of those decisions...considering the parties’ written and oral arguments, we affirm the District Court’s judgme
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
added Mar 12, 2018 16:12
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Affirms $7.5M Tobacco Award In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

ruling that the district court did not err in its instructions to the jury or in failing to declare a mistrial after a medical incident in the courtroom...The appeals court upheld the $5 million compensatory damages award and $2.5 million punitive damages
Law360
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49
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[Florida] Tobacco companies lose appeal in ‘Engle' case

The appeals court ruled in favor of Pauline Burkhart, who began smoking in the 1950s and continued until the 1990s and alleged that smoking caused the disease commonly known as COPD. A jury ruled in Burkhart’s favor, awarding $5 million in compensatory
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:43
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[Canada, Florida] Patients Prefer Smoking Status Assessment by Oncologists

Patients newly diagnosed with cancer appreciate being asked about their smoking status and many think it should be assessed at each and every oncology clinic visit, Canadian researchers reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2018 Cancer Su
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:07
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[Florida, Michigan] Fla. High Court Considers Daubert Standard In Asbestos Case ($$)

A mesothelioma sufferer urged the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to reinstate an $8 million verdict and keep a less strict standard for screening expert testimony in Florida despite a 2013 state law adopting a tougher standard. In oral arguments in Tal
Law360
added Mar 7, 2018 15:55
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Much-Debated 'Daubert' Standard Has Its Day in Florida Supreme Court

Richard DeLisle filed an asbestos lawsuit against Crane Co., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and several other defendants in 2013, just before the Legislature passed the Daubert amendment. He won an $8 million verdict linking his mesothelioma to the defendant
Law.com
added Mar 7, 2018 15:35
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[Florida] Michigan Law Bars Smoker's $10M Award, Fla. Judges Hear

Two tobacco companies appealing a $10 million jury award...the trial judge erred in allowing the jury to award more than just compensatory damages since Michigan law, the state where Howles lived and smoked for most of her life, applies and doesn't allow
Law360
added Mar 7, 2018 04:12
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[Florida] RJR & Philip Morris Cleared of Punitive Liability for Smoker's Death, 5 Years After Compensatory Award

A state court jury last week cleared R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris of punitive liability for the role the tobacco companies played in the death of a Florida smoker. Starr-Blundell v. R.J. Reynolds
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 5, 2018 21:11
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[Florida] FREEMAN V PHILIP MORRIS USA UPCOMING Trial 03/05/18 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:38
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