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[Florida] Chain Smoker Wanted To Quit, Expert Tells Engle Jury ($$)

Dr. Benjamin Toll, a clinical psychologist and chief of tobacco cessation and health behaviors at Medical University of South Carolina, said that he reviewed the medical records of the late Carole Martin and concluded she was hooked on tobacco.
Law360
added Nov 8, 2016 23:55
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[Florida, New York] Smoker's Snowbird Status Debated in Trial Against Tobacco Cos. Over Fatal Cancer

smoking killed a New York native who spent her winters in Florida, attorneys debated what fueled the woman's half-century of smoking and whether she was a sunshine state resident for purposes of a massive tobacco class action
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 8, 2016 23:55
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[Florida] Chain Smoker Wanted To Quit, Expert Tells Engle Jury ($$)

A chain smoker who died of lung cancer was seriously addicted to cigarettes for decades, smoking two packs a day despite her persistent desire to stop, according to an addiction expert's testimony Monday in an Engle progeny trial against Philip Morris US
Law360
added Nov 8, 2016 23:26
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: TRANSCRIPT (PDF)

Proceedings before the Honorable Charles 12 Roberts, Circuit Judge..."Now, the jury, if they conclude that Mr. Dubinsky died from skin cancer in this case, then plaintiffs will not be able to establish medical causation on their wrongful death claim.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:41
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE ORDER REGARDING THE DEPOSITION OF DR. LEE SCHEINBART (PDF)

Because the conduct of defense counsel in this case was unprofessional toward plaintiff’s counsel, and made the witness feel harassed and intimidated, Plaintiff seeks a protective order preventing any further discovery depositions of Dr. Scheinbart.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:28
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[Florida, Texas] Fort Lauderdale cigar-maker acquires Houston cigar company

Fort Lauderdale-based Tabacalera USA, the domestic operation of British tobacco company Imperial Brands, announced Wednesday it has acquired Serious Cigars of Houston, Texas, and created a new division. The purchase price was not disclosed.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 5, 2016 13:47
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[Latin America, UK] VIDEO: Florida cigar rollers hope Trump campaign goes up in smoke

Today the descendants of the original residents roll cigars on a lesser scale and question what a president who talks of walls and brands immigrants as criminals would mean for their future. Ybor was populated by immigrants from Cuba, Puerto Rica, Mexi
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 02:11
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[Florida] Justices Question Tobacco Company's Preemption Argument 10 Years After 'Engle'

Florida Supreme Court justices grilled a tobacco defense attorney on how he hoped to limit the scope of smoking litigation a decade after the landmark Engle case. A lawyer for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Gregory Katsas of Jones Day in Washington, argued
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Nov 5, 2016 01:58
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[Florida] Fla. Judge Rejects Jury's $6M Verdict Against RJ Reynolds

Minutes after jurors gave their verdict and left the courtroom, Judge Migna Sanchez-Llorens granted R.J. Reynolds' motion for a directed verdict that rejected the jury's punitive damages finding. "The court heard no evidence that would substantiate evid
Law360
added Nov 5, 2016 01:37
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[Florida] Boies Schiller Partner Sanctioned For Lengthy Deposition ($$)

representing Philip Morris USA Inc. in a tobacco liability lawsuit for conducting a five-hour deposition of an oncologist serving as an expert in the case, calling the session “excessive” and criticizing him for wasting time.
Law360
added Nov 4, 2016 23:37
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