Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Florida 7,695 headlines found


[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $8M For Pilot's Bladder Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A retired pilot who developed bladder cancer and heart and lung diseases after smoking for decades urged a Florida jury Friday to award him more than $8 million in compensatory damages against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, saying the tobacco companies
added Nov 21, 2015 19:38

[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Cleared Of $10M Liability In War Hero's Death ($$)

R.J. Reynolds escaped liability in an Engle progeny case after a man's family failed to prove he died of coronary artery disease to avoid losing the case on statute of limitations grounds.
added Nov 20, 2015 22:20

[Florida] Smoker's Estate Wins $1M In Fees From RJR, Liggett ($$)

judge ruled Ward was entitled to reasonable fees for expenses incurred proving basic, already decided facts the defendants had refused to admit — such as the fact that cigarettes contain nicotine, and that nicotine is addictive — during the jury trial in
added Nov 20, 2015 03:18

Powerful health groups renew push to raise Florida's cigarette tax

Four powerful health organizations are putting their collective muscle behind an effort to increase the state’s cigarette tax for the first time in seven years. The coalition, which includes the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Americ
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Nov 20, 2015 03:16

[Florida] Philip Morris Remains Off The Hook For $20M Engle Award ($$)

saying the smoker’s reasoning contorts his analysis of the precedent. Judith Berger had asked U.S. District Judge James Carr to reconsider his April decision granting Philip Morris USA Inc.'s motion for judgment as a matter of law, in which he ruled that
added Nov 19, 2015 17:25

[Florida] Campus-wide smoking ban to start in spring

Starting in January, USF Tampa will be joining the ranks of universities across the nation that have banned the use of tobacco products and smoking. As of October, 1,620 colleges and universities are smoke free — 769 ban e-cigarettes — with 23 of those i
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:53

[Florida] Berger v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.: ORDER (PDF)

Mrs. Berger’s objection takes issue ... with the outcome that being, determination that an inference of reliance is not reasonable in light of Mrs. Berger’s testimony. I decline to revisit the merits of this determination, as the appropriate forum for i
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 19, 2015 17:36

[Florida] Jury Awards $11M In Restaurateur's Smoking Death ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $1 million in punitive damages in a trial over the lung cancer death of a former pizzeria owner, adding to a $10 million compensatory it awarded to his...
added Nov 19, 2015 05:48

[Florida] Update: R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Hit with $11M in Damages For Restaurateur's Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors imposed a $1 million punitive verdict against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds Wednesday afternoon, splitting the penalty equally between the two tobacco companies. The jury reached its decision following about an hour of deliberations and closing a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2015 05:39

[Florida] R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Hit with $10M Verdict Plus Punitives in Suit Over Restaurateur's Fatal Lung Cancer

The verdict, reached after less than three hours of deliberations, found John Barbose’s cancer stemmed from a decades-long conspiracy by Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds, makers of cigarettes Barbose smoked, to hide the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 18, 2015 15:27
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines