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[Florida] BERGER v. R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: PLAINTIFF JUDITH BERGER’S REPLY IN SUPPORT OF HER MOTION FOR REINSTATEMENT OF JURY’S PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARD

Philip Morris cannot, and does not, point to a single piece of evidence that the jury considered in awarding punitive damages to Mrs. Berger that was not probative of its recklessness and intentional misconduct with respect to Mrs. Berger’s two success
Amazon CloudFront
added May 3, 2016 18:41
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds To Blame For Woman's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until she was hopelessly addicted. Marion Dion began smoking cigarettes in the 1950s as a teenager and smoked two packs every day, her husband's attorney William J. Wichmann told jurors during
Law360
added May 2, 2016 04:43
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[Florida] The effects of secondhand smoke on pets

It's a topic Pensacola veterinarian Dr. Laura Hall deals with often.... Hall said pets that live in homes with smokers often have coats stained with tobacco smoke residue. "The animals are full of smoke. You can bathe them ten times and the smell won't c
WEAR TV3 (Pensacola, FL)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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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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