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[Florida] $7.5M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, Thumps R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Army Vet's Deadly Cancer

Jurors also found punitive damages potentially warranted against the cigarette giant for its part in a tobacco industry conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking that Barbara Johnston claims caused her husband Franklin "Jim" Johnston, 60, to die from lun
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 3, 2016 16:43
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Florida Jury Unable To Reach Verdict In Tobacco Trial ($$)

was unable to reach an agreement on whether a woman who died from lung cancer was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., and the judge declared a mistrial on Nov. 1 (John Maloney v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 07-CA-015578, Fla. 20th Jud
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 2, 2016 20:53
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[Florida] Study: Unborn Babies Exposed To Secondhand Smoke May Have Lower Self-Control

The more frequently a non-smoking expectant mother reported being around smokers, the lower the trajectory for development of self-control for her child between the ages of 4 and 15. That same connection was found even after accounting for other factors
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Nov 2, 2016 17:22
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[Florida] Research links secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy to developmental delays in children, adolescents

a new study by FIU criminal justice professor Ryan Meldrum links prenatal exposure to cigarette smoke to lower levels of self-control in children and adolescents. Low self-control is one of the strongest known causes of delinquent and criminal behavior i
FIU News (Florida International University)
added Nov 2, 2016 17:20
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[Florida] MARTIN V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL.

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette makers caused the nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease of Carole Martin, by concealing the dangers of smoking.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 2, 2016 14:13
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[Florida] KLOPPENBURG V. R.J. REYNOLDS

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 2, 2016 14:13
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[Florida] Justices Question Tobacco Company's Preemption Argument 10 Years After 'Engle'

Florida Supreme Court justices grilled a tobacco defense attorney on how he hoped to limit the scope of smoking litigation a decade after the landmark Engle case. A lawyer for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Gregory Katsas of Jones Day in Washington, argued
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Nov 5, 2016 01:58
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[Florida] Late Smoker's Family Asks For $6M Verdict Against RJR ($$)

The family of a chain-smoking Cuban dissident who died of laryngeal cancer urged a Florida jury Tuesday to hit R.J. Reynolds with a $6 million verdict plus punitive damages for his death, but admitted the smoker bore about half the blame for his death.
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:30
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $10.5M For Lung Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $10.5 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds, saying the company got her husband so hooked on tobacco that he bought cigarettes when they could hardly afford food.
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:29
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Asks Court To Curb Engle Tort Liability Claims ($$)

asked the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to find that federal law preempts Engle in plaintiffs' strict liability and negligence claims, arguing that these claims are tantamount to banning cigarette sales.
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:28
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