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[Florida] Fears new rules could see US cigar factory go up in smoke

New regulations on cigars expected from the US Food and Drug Administration could end the 130-year-old J.C. Newman cigar factory, according to the company president ©Kerry Sheridan
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 30, 2016 16:30
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[Florida] AMIR C. TAYRANI Partner

Mr. Tayrani has briefed nineteen cases on the merits before the U.S. Supreme Court, including: ... Citizens United v. FEC, 558 U.S. 310 (2010): Landmark campaign-finance ruling recognizing the First Amendment right of corporations to make expenditures i
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
added Apr 29, 2016 17:46
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Hit with $33.5M Award in Trial over Lawyer's Deadly Cancer

Jurors this week awarded $33.5 million to the family of a Florida attorney after finding the nation’s two largest tobacco companies responsible for his cancer death. Purdo v. R.J, Reynolds, et al., 2007-CA-024173.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 28, 2016 16:41
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[Florida] Cigarette-makers ordered to pay Delray widow $29 million in husband’s death

A longtime Delray Beach kindergarten teacher won a nearly $29 million verdict...It is the biggest verdict handed down by a Palm Beach County jury in dozens of cases that have gone to trial against cigarette-makers. It eclipses the $20 million a jury awar
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Apr 28, 2016 16:40
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[Florida] BREAKING: Smoking Lawyer's Widow, Kids Awarded $21M In Engle Trial ($$)

A Florida jury awarded $21 million to the widow and children of a chain-smoking lawyer who died of lung cancer, finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. liable for his death and saying the companies also deserved punitive damages. The
Law360
added Apr 27, 2016 20:26
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[Florida] Rising Star: Jones Day's Jordon Patterson ($$)

has already proven her chops as perhaps the youngest first-chair attorney for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Engle progeny trials, earning her a spot among Law360's top product liability attorneys under...
Law360
added Apr 27, 2016 16:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $25M For Smoking Atty's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widow and children of a chain-smoking lawyer who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award them $25 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., saying the companies' deception robbed them of a great husband
Law360
added Apr 27, 2016 16:09
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[Cuba, Florida] Editorial: FDA still blowing smoke

the cigar-making history that began when Vicente Ybor relocated his cigar factory from Key West to Tampa in the 1880s may come to an end...the rules would include Newman’s premium cigars among the operations subject to costly rules, including having to pe
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Apr 26, 2016 15:44
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[Florida] EARL E. GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: PRINCIPAL EN BANC BRIEF OF APPELLANTS R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY AND PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. (PDF)

Rather than prove that the cigarettes she smoked were defective, or that they were negligently designed or marketed, Plaintiff used jury findings from a decertified class action to establish these elements of his claims. Those jury findings, however, were
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 25, 2016 22:39
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[Florida] Philip Morris Wants $20M Punitives Fight Paused For 11th Circ. ($$)

urged a Florida federal judge Thursday to hold off on deciding whether to grant a motion by a smoker in an Engle progeny case to reinstate the more than $20 million in punitive damages that she had won at trial, arguing that the...
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:51
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