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[Florida] How R.J. Reynolds Got a Stay of Execution on a $37.5 Million Tobacco Verdict

Jones Day attorneys in Atlanta and New York won a stay of execution for R.J. Reynolds.
Law.com
added Jun 11, 2018 07:59
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Jurors: Addiction Not Legal Cause Of Florida Man’s Lung Cancer Death ($$)

sided with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. when, after brief deliberations, it found that a plaintiff’s husband — who died in 1994 of lung cancer — was not a member of the Engle class (Eulalia Lopez v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2008-076453-CA-01.,
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 8, 2018 18:51
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[Florida] Jury Clears R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Death

Rosen argued evidence, including testimony from oncology expert Dr. William Abel, proved Lopez’s years of smoking Winstons combined with his smoking of Cuban cigarettes and his asbestosis to cause his lung cancer. “Legal cause recognizes that it’s not alw
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2018 07:25
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Asked To Restore $20M Engle Verdict ($$)

The daughter of a lifelong smoker who died of cancer argued Wednesday to the Florida Supreme Court that a state appeals court imposed an improper cap on damages awards when it overturned a $20 million jury verdict in her favor in an Engle progeny case.
Law360
added Jun 8, 2018 03:22
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Florida Appeals Court Affirms Transfer Of Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

rejected a challenge by the widow of a smoker of a July 2017 transfer of her wrongful death claims against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. from Miami-Dade to Martin County (Phyllis Muro v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 3D17-1765, Fla. App., 3rd Dist., 2018 Fla
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 7, 2018 23:29
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Florida Appeals Court: Stay Of Judgment In Engle Progeny Case Required ($$)

A Florida judge erred in refusing to stay execution of a judgment where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. complied with Florida’s bond-cap statute by posting a $15 million bond, the Fourth District Florida Court of Appeal ruled June 6 (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 7, 2018 23:28
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Florida Supreme Court weighs damages for adult child in smoker’s death

One justice described the relationship between Juanita Thurston and Gwendolyn Odom as a “textbook example” of love between a mother and a daughter. But the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with whether Odom, an adult, should be able to receive
Leesburg (FL) Daily Commercial
added Jun 7, 2018 16:47
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JAN GROSSMAN, as Personal Representative of the Estate of LAURA GROSSMAN, deceased, Appellee. (PDF)

The record establishes that RJ Reynolds posted a sufficient bond pursuant to section 569.23(3)(a)1., and is entitled to a stay of execution. We therefore conclude the trial court erred by not staying the writ of garnishment. However, we are satisfi
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 11, 2018 10:32
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[Florida] RJR Can Hold Off On $38M Award To Smoker's Kin, For Now ($$)

A three-judge panel of the Fourth District said the tobacco company posted a $15 million bond and can therefore delay paying the amount until 30 days after state appellate proceedings have ended. But the court denied the company's bid to dissolve a writ
Law360
added Jun 7, 2018 23:08
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Asked To Restore $20M Engle Verdict ($$)

he daughter of a lifelong smoker who died of cancer argued Wednesday to the Florida Supreme Court that a state appeals court imposed an improper cap on damages awards when it overturned a $20 million jury verdict in her favor in an Engle progeny case.
Law360
added Jun 7, 2018 16:48
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