Headlines Tagged with Florida — 7,762 headlines found
In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette company concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and disease.
Oct 5, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 6, 2017 01:23
tobacco companies have historically used advertising to promote certain tobacco products to members of racial/minority communities,” said Dr. Kellie O’Dare, Bureau Chief of Tobacco Free Florida. “While smoking in Florida has declined overall, we still hav
Oct 5, 2017 Orlando (FL) Times
added Oct 5, 2017 13:19
The competing appeals came before the state's Fourth District after a Fort Lauderdale jury last year rejected most of plaintiff Bernice McCall's bid for $11.5 million plus punitive damages for the death of her husband.
Oct 3, 2017 Law360
added Oct 4, 2017 01:11
[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendant-Petitioner, v. PAUL R. LARKIN, JR., AND CARYN O. NEWBORN, as Co-Personal Representatives of the Estate of Carole A. Larkin: PETITIONER’S BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)
This Court should grant review to overturn the Third District’s naked defiance of Aubin’s square holding and ensure that Florida courts abide by that decision’s explicit rejection of the “reasonable alternative design” test.
Oct 2, 2017 Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 10, 2017 03:20
The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 2 declined to hear arguments on an Engle progeny suit in which a Florida appellate panel vacated $54 million in punitive damages (Marvine Calloway v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 16-1507, U.S. Sup.).
Oct 2, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2017 18:37
has urged the Florida Supreme Court to review an order that affirmed a $13.5 million jury verdict for a deceased smoker's family, calling a state appeals court's ruling regarding jury instructions for product liability claims a “naked defiance” of the hig
Oct 2, 2017 Law360
added Oct 5, 2017 18:20
The manufacturers say in their 432-page petition that they are asking for clarity on whether previous court rulings should be allowed as evidence, as well as whether their due process has been compromised. “While the class put on evidence of myriad purp
Sep 30, 2017 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 30, 2017 16:44
[Florida] Philip Morris Marketing Targeted Women, Drove Smoker's Deadly Addiction, Lawyer Says in Cancer Trial
The cigarette addiction that led to a Florida woman’s death was fueled by ads targeting women and smokers looking for a “healthier” choice, a lawyer for the woman’s family said Wednesday, as a rare Florida trial outside the Engle progeny line of lawsuits
Sep 28, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:15
affirmed a verdict for a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the court did not err in instructing the jury on the company’s statute-of-limitations defense (William Hecht v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, No. 16-10447, 11th Cir., 20
Sep 27, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2017 18:24
UPCOMINGTrial 09/27/17 – ... In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Sep 27, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:44