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[Florida] RJR Slapped With $7.5M Total Verdict at Trial Over Trucker's Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors delivered a $7.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds this week for the part they found the tobacco company played in the cancer death of a Florida truck driver. Olson v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000396. Floyd Olson, 58, a long-haul trucker, died f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2018 19:06
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[Florida] After Mistrial, Plaintiff Prevails In Engle-Progeny Case Against R.J. Reynolds ($$)

In two verdicts rendered Aug. 27, a Florida jury awarded the son of a smoker $7.5 million, one year after a mistrial was declared in the case because of contradictory jury instructions (Michael Olson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2008-CA-00396, Fla. 4
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 30, 2018 19:06
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[Florida] DANIELSON V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING / Trial 09/04/18 –

In this tobacco liability case, Micah Danielson claims Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which led to the nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease of Norman Danielson.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:53
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[Florida] The Briefcase: Reynolds faces $5.5 million in damages in lawsuit related to Engle decision

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has been handed $5.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages, combined, in the latest jury verdict in an Engle progeny lawsuit. The case involving Michael Olson was tried in the Fourth Judicial Court of Florida, according
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 29, 2018 05:47
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[Florida] Tobacco research institute for flight attendants operates in secrecy

Those expenditures haven’t been officially confirmed — or denied ... FAMRI does practically everything in its power to avoid transparency, a Florida Bulldog investigation revealed. A combination of no transparency and no court oversight means that Miami
Florida Bulldog
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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[Florida] FRANCES BESSENT-DIXON, Plaintiff, V. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: JURY VERDICT FORM (PDF)

We, the jury, return the following verdict: Was Tyrone Dixon addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and, if so, was such addiction a legal cause of his laryngeal cancer and death? YES/...Please state whether the fraudulent concealment or omission o
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 24, 2018 16:02
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[Florida, New Mexico] In MDL Over Cigarette Marketing, Discovery, Deposition Requests Granted ($$)

federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over allegations that a cigarette manufacturer and its holding company misled consumers on Aug. 18 ordered the defendants to present a corporate representative for deposition... (In re: Santa Fe Natural T
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 24, 2018 14:53
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Throat Cancer

was cleared of responsibility Tuesday for the throat cancer a Cuban immigrant claims was caused by years of smoking the company’s cigarettes. Morales v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-016277. Jurors in the state’s 11th Judicial Circuit, in Dade County, needed ab
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 24, 2018 14:17
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $2M Verdict In Smoking Death Suit ($$)

A Florida state jury found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. partially at fault for the death of a lifelong smoker who succumbed to laryngeal cancer, returning a $2 million verdict, according to court records. Tyrone Dixon was addicted to cigarettes, the jury f
Law360
added Aug 24, 2018 14:01
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Banning Vaping In Florida: Pros And Cons

But, unlike the more stringent anti-smoking law in New York, Florida lawmakers made exceptions to the rules, allowing smoking in some private clubs, yards at restaurants and individual specialized bars. The Florida Constitution Revision Commission voted
South Florida Reporter
added Aug 24, 2018 13:40
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