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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] ARCHIVE: Plaintiff Who Lost $8M Asbestos Verdict Wants Causation Cases Consolidated

A motion by an asbestos plaintiff seeking to consolidate her appeal of a ruling excluding expert causation testimony involving cigarette filters with a second case challenging application of the Daubert standard is inappropriate because the court previous
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 27, 2017 21:52
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[Florida] BRYANT V. PHILIP MORRIS

UPCOMINGTrial 09/27/17 – ... In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:44
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Suit By Smoker's Widow to Blow Back into Florida Court After 2016 Hurricane Caused Mistrial

Wallace v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-052862. As Hurricane Matthew bore down on Florida’s east coast, Judge George Maxwell, of Florida’s 18th Judicial Circuit, declared a mistrial early last October in Fontaine Wallace’s claim that a tobacco industry conspir
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:59
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[Florida] 11th Circuit affirms statute of limitations ruling in tobacco case

affirmed a 2015 jury finding that a lawsuit accusing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co of fraudulently concealing information about the harmful risks of smoking was barred by the statute of limitations. Circuit Judges Gerald Bard Tjoflat and Robin Rosenbaum of th
Reuters
added Sep 26, 2017 15:46
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[Florida] The smoke-free policy continues to be met with mixed reviews

“After the first year of implementation, we did a research study to see what the impact was and how people were with regard to the peer monitoring of the smoking and peer enforcement of the policy,” DeBate said. “A couple of students walked the campus an
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:28
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[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters

In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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Six Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across Florida

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Tallahassee) Florida A&M University (Tallahassee) Indian River State College (Fort Pierce) Florida Memorial University (Miami) Northwest Florida State College (Niceville) St. Petersburg College
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 17:33
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. CINDY EVERS, Appellee.: Opinion filed September 15, 2017. (PDF)

Although we conclude that R.J. Reynolds waived its argument that the 1995 version of the statute still required imposition of a three-to-one cap on the punitive damages award, we alternatively hold that the trial court properly determined that clear an
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Sep 20, 2017 03:59
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[Florida] GENTILE V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL.

UPCOMING Trial 09/25/17 – . . . plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by concealing the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 18, 2017 23:34
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