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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20

[Florida] COATES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/18/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant hid the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:17

The Briefcase: Florida Engle jury awards $20 million in damages

A Florida jury handed down Saturday a total of $12 million in punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA in ...
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 13, 2018 05:50

Florida Jury Sides With Smoker’s Widower, Awards $20 Million In Damages ($$)

a Florida judge instead found that an initial, inconsistent verdict by jurors in an Engle progeny case and $8 million award for wrongful death could stand; nearly one week later, on the evening of June 8, the jury rendered a punitive damage award of $12
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:56

[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.
added Jun 11, 2018 07:59

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

[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

[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.
added Jun 8, 2018 03:22

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

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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