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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Seeks To Undo Punitives In $11.5M Award ($$)

asked a Florida appeals court Wednesday for a new trial in a case that resulted in an $11.5 million award for the relatives of a nurse who died of lung cancer, arguing that the instructions to the jury regarding how they could determine entitlement to pun
Law360
added May 10, 2018 17:49
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[Florida] DAMIANO V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 05/10/18 –

plaintiffs claim defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by concealing the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 9, 2018 02:03
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Mistrial Declared In Florida Tobacco Case After Juror Is Stricken ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. successfully moved to strike a juror for his “inability to understand English” (Myron Kaplan v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added May 9, 2018 03:02
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[Florida] Justices Asked To Consider Dismissed Tobacco Cases

three months after an appeals court upheld the dismissal of 73 lawsuits against tobacco companies, plaintiffs’ attorneys are asking the Florida Supreme Court to take up the dispute. The attorneys filed a notice last week as a first step in seeking Suprem
WLRN-Miami Herald
added May 9, 2018 01:21
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[Florida] Camel Cigarettes & Tobacco Conspiracy to Blame for Man's Fatal Cancer, Atty Argues in Trial Against RJR

Attorneys battled Friday over whether nicotine addiction and a conspiracy to hide smoking’s dangers caused a Florida man’s lung cancer death as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds. Morse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-006848. “It’s almost a 50-year conspiracy
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 9, 2018 01:20
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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 5.8.18: “Justices asked to consider dismissed tobacco cases”

About three months after an appeals court upheld the dismissal of 73 lawsuits against tobacco companies, plaintiffs’ attorneys are asking the Florida Supreme Court to take up the dispute. The attorneys filed a notice as a first step in seeking Supreme Cou
Florida Politics
added May 9, 2018 00:08
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[Florida] Justices asked to consider dismissed tobacco cases

About three months after an appeals court upheld the dismissal of 73 lawsuits against tobacco companies, plaintiffs’ attorneys are asking the Florida Supreme Court to take up the dispute. The attorneys filed a notice last week as a first step in seeking
Florida Politics
added May 8, 2018 23:52
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[Florida] VIDEO: Officials: Man dies after vape pen explodes at St. Pete home

Investigators believe a 38-year-old St. Pete man died after a vape pen he was smoking exploded. The St. Pete Fire Rescue was called to the fire on 19th Avenue near 3rd Street around 9:45 a.m. Saturday and found the body of Tallmadge D'Elia. Lt. Steven
WFLA TV (Tampa, FL)
added May 7, 2018 18:39
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[Florida] Man Found Dead After Vape Pen Apparently Explodes In His Face

Florida authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at home Saturday by firefighters after a vape pen appears to have exploded in his face. The cause of death has not yet been determined, but 38-year-old Tallmadge D’Elia suffere
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 7, 2018 17:06
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[Florida] VIDEO: Fire investigator: Vape pen explosion may have led to man’s death

“It’s like having a small, little larger than a firecracker, in your hand,” he said, “It can explode and at that point it can project either the pieces of the lighter itself or the vape pen. They become pieces of flying debris and shrapnel.”
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added May 7, 2018 17:00
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