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state appeals court Friday upheld a jury's award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung can
Sep 15, 2017 WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
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upheld a $12.3 million punitive damages award Friday in a suit by a woman whose mother succumbed to smoking-related ailments, ruling that the cap on punitive damages passed by the Florida Legislature in 1999 does not apply to Engle progeny plaintiffs.
Sep 15, 2017 Law360
added Sep 18, 2017 05:14
a state appeals court Friday upheld a jury’s award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung ca
Sep 15, 2017 Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
[Florida] Case against Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company brought by widow to be re-tried
"[SGR] reports did not constitute original research...rather, they summarized and compiled a mix of information, opinion and advocacy from outside sources.”...since the authors of the reports couldn’t be cross-examined, the reports were hearsay.
Sep 14, 2017 Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:26
declared a mistrial in punitive proceedings against R.J. Reynolds for the role it played in the fatal respiratory disease of a Florida long-haul trucker. Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-46973. “I’ve been mulling about this, and I believe I’m going to gr
Sep 7, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 8, 2017 15:48
plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Sep 6, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:29
The jury in the third trial awarded Grossman’s husband $3.5 million in compensatory damages, along with $7.5 million to their daughter, who was 9 at the time of her mother’s death, and $4 million to their son, who was an infant. The appellate judges rul
Sep 6, 2017 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 6, 2017 16:22
Our successful efforts could help save millions of lives and eliminate smoking as the leading preventable cause of death and disease. Working together, the fight against tobacco is one worthwhile battle we can help win.
Aug 25, 2017 Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Sep 4, 2017 14:37
reversed a $10 million judgment awarded to the widow of a man who died from lung cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes after finding that the trial court erred by allowing the U.S. surgeon general’s report on cigarettes into evidence (Philip Morri
Sep 1, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 4, 2017 12:19
Florida Supreme Court declined Thursday to take up an appeal...letting stand the $15 million in compensatory damages and $22.5 million in punitive damages that a Broward County jury awarded the family of Laura Grossman
Aug 31, 2017 Law360
added Sep 4, 2017 11:53