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[Florida] Reynolds, Philip Morris Owe $6M Verdict For Cancer Death ($$)

The verdict followed more than a day of deliberations, placing 60 percent of the blame Dennis Oshinsky's lung cancer and death on Philip Morris USA Inc., 25 percent on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and the remaining 15 percent on the deceased smoker himself.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:32
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[Florida] Widow Says Tobacco Firms Owe $7M For Husband's Death ($$)

widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $7.1 million against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds over his death, saying her late husband was a victim of a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers...
Law360
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] Sides Face Off Over Fault for Smoker's Fatal Lung Disease as Trial Starts Against RJR

Attorneys battled Thursday over responsibility for the respiratory disease that killed a Florida man who allegedly smoked up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years, as trial opened Thursday against R.J. Reynolds. Prentice v. R.J. Reynol
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:25
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E-Cigarette Use Among Florida Youth With and Without Asthma

Conclusions E-cigarette use is more common among Florida high school youth with asthma and is associated with susceptibility to cigarette smoking.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 19, 2016 14:55
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds At Fault For Chain Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of man who died of lung disease after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes every day since he was 10 urged a Florida jury on Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for his illness, saying tobacco companies conspired to hide cigarettes' addict
Law360
added Sep 18, 2016 13:50
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[Florida] RJR Verdict Flip Shows Attys Must Plug Logical Holes ($$)

A Florida appeals court not only reversed a mesothelioma verdict against R.J. Reynolds on Wednesday, but scolded expert witnesses on both sides for their cavalier research citations and leaps in logic on the stand, demonstrating that just a small dose of
Law360
added Sep 18, 2016 13:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Former USAF Vet's Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The family of a U.S. Air Force veteran and former jail guard who died of lung disease after decades of cigarette use urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for his illness, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarette smokin
Law360
added Sep 18, 2016 13:49
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[Florida] Suit Over Chain-Smoking Corrections Officer's COPD Time Barred, R.J. Reynolds Argues

the disease at the heart of each case must have "manifested" itself before November 21, 1996 for inclusion in the Engle class. During Thursday's openings, Jones Day's Emily Baker, representing Reynolds, told jurors Smith's COPD did not manifest itself unt
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 18, 2016 13:42
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[Florida] ARCHIVE: Court Rejects $8M Verdict In Asbestos Case

Pointing to problems with expert witnesses, an appeals court Wednesday rejected an $8 million verdict in a case filed by a man who said he suffered mesothelioma because of exposure to asbestos in cigarette filters and in other products. A panel of the
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:54
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Florida Court Reverses $8M Verdict, Orders Retrial For Tobacco Defendant ($$)

After rejecting an expert’s testimony that every exposure to asbestos substantially contributes to developing mesothelioma, a Florida appeals court on Sept. 14 granted a directed verdict to a gasket company and ordered a new trial for a tobacco company (
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11
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