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[Florida] MVP: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker

Parker has worn many hats this year, leading the Idenix team and the 70-member team representing R.J. Reynolds in tobacco litigation in the thousands of "Engle progeny” suits in Florida, all on top of co-leading the firm’s 446-lawyer strong business and t
Law360
added Dec 22, 2017 02:08
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[Florida] Fla. bill would raise age to buy tobacco products to 21

How old is old enough to buy tobacco products? Right now in Florida, you can buy if you’re 18. If a bill passes, that age gets raised to 21. Sen. David Simmons (R-Altamonte Springs) is sponsoring the bill which would make the age 21.
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Dec 22, 2017 01:51
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[Florida] Turning Point Brands Announces Participation in the 2018 ICR Conference

a leading provider of Other Tobacco Products (OTP), announced plans to present at the 2018 ICR Conference in Orlando on January 9, 2018. Representing TPB are President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Wexler and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial
Business Wire
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19
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Florida may raise tobacco-buying age to 21

Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, is sponsoring SB 1288, which would increase the minimum legal age from 18 to 21 to buy cigarettes, tobacco chew and electronic vaping devices and products.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Dec 20, 2017 22:24
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Florida appeals court orders another new trial for Reynolds in Engle case

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is the beneficiary of another Engle progeny trial verdict reversal by a Florida appeals court. The case involves the largest pending jury damages awards against Reynolds — $13.97 million compensatory and $25 million punitive —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2017 22:13
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[Florida] Voters could decide tobacco, `certificate of need’ issues

A panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission approved separate proposed constitutional amendments that would alter how much money is set aside for anti-smoking programs
Florida Politics
added Dec 16, 2017 19:59
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Limits Reductions Of Awards In Engle Cases ($$)

ruled that the trial court erred when it reduced Joan Schoeff's compensatory damages award against [RJR] by 25 percent because of her husband's comparative fault... The comparative fault statute is “unequivocal” and does not apply to intentional torts
Law360
added Dec 15, 2017 23:39
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[Florida] JOAN SCHOEFF, etc., Petitioner, vs. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Respondent. (PDF)

We find that the comparative fault statute does not apply to Engle progeny cases in which the jury finds for the plaintiff on the intentional torts...The reprehensibility component of our analysis is supported by the fact that RJR increased the addictiv
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 15, 2017 23:39
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Nab New Trials In Fla. Suits ($$)

appeals court Wednesday reversed nearly $47 million in damages awards against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris and ordered new trials in two Engle progeny suits against the tobacco companies.
Law360
added Dec 15, 2017 23:39
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellant, v. BERNICE MCCALL, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of MARTIN MCCALL, Appellee. No. 4D16-2016 (PDF)

In sum, we conclude that the warning label instruction was improperly given in this case. Accordingly, we are compelled to reverse and remand for a new trial. As outlined in the direct appeal analysis section, on
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 15, 2017 23:39
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