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[Florida] David Boies

In 2012, Boies represented three tobacco companies, Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC, in their appeal of a $2.5 million Tampa jury verdict in the death of smoker Charlotte Douglas
Wikipedia
added Nov 9, 2017 18:16
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY; and PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellants, v. JOHN MCCOY, As Personal Representative of The Estate of GLODINE MCCOY, Appellee. (PDF)

As we recently concluded in Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Pollari, No. 4D16-334 (Fla. 4th DCA Aug. 30, 2017), the Reports are hearsay that are inadmissible as public records or adoptive admissions and may not be used to bolster the opinions of testifying
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Nov 9, 2017 04:25
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[Florida] Fla. Court Reverses Smoker's $10.5M Verdict, Citing Hearsay ($$)

finding that the widower who brought the suit had improperly relied on the Surgeon General’s reports, which it considers hearsay, and remanded the case for a new trial. Both sides — plaintiff John McCoy and tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and
Law360
added Nov 9, 2017 04:20
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[Florida] Statewide survey: youth tobacco, nicotine use serious problem

Tobacco use such as cigarettes, cigars, smokeless chew or e-cigarettes among Northeast Florida youth remains relatively common, a statewide survey shows.
Florida Times-Union
added Nov 8, 2017 16:46
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[Florida] Harvey Weinstein Lawyer David Boies Also in Bed with Sexual Predator Miles Kwok

David Boies has also represented: The DOJ under Bill Clinton / Michael Moore / Al Gore...Philip Morris USA Inc and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co
Medium
added Nov 9, 2017 18:15
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Florida Appeals Panel Orders Tobacco Companies To Pay Attorney Fees ($$)

reversed a trial court’s order that denied an Engle progeny plaintiff’s motion for attorney fees because the plaintiff was entitled to the fees under Florida law governing attorney fees (John McCoy v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2017 23:24
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Florida Appeals Panel Reverses Summary Judgment In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

reversed a decision from a trial court to grant summary judgment to tobacco companies in an Engle progeny suit and ordered that an evidentiary hearing be held on whether the suit was filed before the statute of limitations expired (Desmond Mansfield v. R.
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2017 23:24
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[Florida] QUACKENBUSH V. R.J. REYNOLDS: UPCOMING Trial 11/06/17 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:10
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[Florida] ADAMSON V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 11/06/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the risks of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:06
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Philip Morris Avoids Lion's Share of Liability at Trial Over Florida Smoker's Throat Cancer

A state court jury Thursday linked Philip Morris cigarettes to a Florida woman’s laryngeal cancer and her eventual death, but limited its verdict to six figures in medical expenses and found the tobacco company responsible for less than 1/20th of that amo
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 00:46
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