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[Florida] 11th Circ. OKs Tobacco Loss On Engle Concealment Claims ($$)

the due process rights of tobacco companies are not violated when juries in smokers’ trials rely on the original Engle jury’s determinations to find for individual plaintiffs on their claims that the companies concealed the health risks of smoking to the
Law360
added Sep 7, 2018 02:55
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms DQ Of Ferraro Firm In Engle Case ($$)

A Florida appeals court weighed in Wednesday on the ongoing fight to disqualify a law firm battling Philip Morris in dozens of smokers’ lawsuits, ruling that the trial court did not err when it disqualified the firm because it had hired a lawyer who had d
Law360
added Sep 7, 2018 03:17
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CHERYL SEARCY, Plaintiff-Appellee, versus R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Defendants-Appellants: Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida (PDF)

We reject Defendants’ due process arguments because...the use of the Engle findings to establish the conduct elements of the progeny plaintiffs’ tort claims is a constitutionally permissible application of res judicata. We reject Defendants’ assertion t
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 7, 2018 02:55
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[Florida] HAREWOOD V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 09/05/18 –

In this tobacco litigation trial, Hanifah Harewood claims defendant tobacco companies hid the dangers of cigarettes, leading to Glenn Simmons' smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:21
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[Colorado, Florida] Payless Cigars & Pipes Forced to Move Headquarters From Boulder

Payless Cigars & Pipes, a company owned by The Cigarette Store Corp. / Smoker Friendly was forced to move from the company headquarters in Boulder, Colo. to New Port Richey, Fla. near Tampa Bay. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper vetoed SB 18-179, whi
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 5, 2018 22:03
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[Colorado, Florida] Governor’s Veto Causes Cigar Company to Move

Prompted by action by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, officials with Smoker Friendly International said they will move its subsidiary, Payless Cigars & Pipes, from its Boulder headquarters to New Port Richey, Fla., near Tampa Bay.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:59
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[Florida] DELANCY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 09/04/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, causing nicotine addiction and death.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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[Florida] SIMON V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 09/04/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette makers concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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Florida Jury Finds For Tobacco Company In Engle Progeny Case

In an Aug. 21 verdict, a Florida jury rejected allegations that cigarettes manufactured and marketed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. are responsible for the laryngeal cancer of a 25-year, two-pack-a-day smoker (Barbara Morales v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 5, 2018 02:08
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Jones Day and its co-counsel landed on the legal lambs list after juries hit client R.J. Reynolds with a pair of product liability verdicts totaling $113.3 million.
Law360
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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