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Justices, in a 4-3 decision Tuesday, agreed to consider an appeal in a case filed against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. by Gwendolyn Odom of Delray Beach, whose mother, Juanita Thurston of Boynton Beach, died of lung cancer after smoking cigarettes.
Dec 6, 2017 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Dec 7, 2017 00:25
without explanation, denied an Engle progeny plaintiff’s petition for review in appealing a lower court’s decision to vacate a $16.8 million verdict and grant a new trial in a tobacco suit (Cynthia Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. SC17-1130, Fla
Dec 5, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2017 13:32
The 5-2 decision means a lower court ruling tossing out the verdict and ordering a new trial will stand. Cynthia Robinson filed a lawsuit in 2008 against the tobacco company over the death of her husband, Michael Johnson Sr., from lung cancer in 1996.
Dec 5, 2017 Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Dec 6, 2017 00:06
received a partial, but pivotal, legal victory Thursday in its effort to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making $30 million in annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands.
Dec 5, 2017 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 5, 2017 16:41
In a victory for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the Florida Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case that initially involved a more than $23 billion verdict...A three-judge panel of the appeals court blasted an attorney for the estate, pointing
Dec 4, 2017 WJCT Public Broadcasting (Jacksonville, FL)
added Dec 16, 2017 00:41
Florida Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the appeal of a smoker's widow who had her $23.6 billion win against R.J. Reynolds overturned in a lower appeals court, sending the parties back to the trial court for a new trial.
Dec 4, 2017 Law360
added Dec 5, 2017 17:51
ITG Brands LLC lost out on Thursday in a dispute over whether or not it’s obligated to keep trying to reach a deal with Florida over costs tied to its $7 billion dollar purchase of four cigarette brands from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, after Delaware’s Chancer
Nov 30, 2017 Law360
added Dec 5, 2017 17:52
The Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday blocked an attempt by tobacco company ITG Brands to extricate itself from a dispute over $30 million in annual settlement payments owed to the state of Florida after the company acquired four popular brands of c
Nov 30, 2017 Law.com
added Dec 1, 2017 02:35
States and/or the federal government should pass laws banning cigarette smoking without a doctor's written permission. Provide a five-year period before such laws take effect. You would think 438,000 people killed by cigarettes annually would wake us up.
Nov 30, 2017 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
[Florida] Link Between Tobacco Messaging and Smoker's Heart Disease Debated, as Trial Against Philip Morris Opens
Attorneys last week debated what role, if any, nicotine addiction and tobacco marketing played in a Florida man’s death from complications related to heart disease, as trial began against Philip Morris. Bryant v. Philip Morris, 2015CA001691.
Nov 30, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2017 15:45