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[Florida] Court Upholds $12M In Punitive Damages In Tobacco Case

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
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:24
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[Florida] Fla. Court Upholds $12M Punitive Damages In Tobacco Case ($$)

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.
Law360
added Sep 18, 2017 05:14
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[Florida] Court upholds $12 million in punitive damages in tobacco case

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
Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
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[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.
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:26
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[Florida] Mistrial Dashes Punitive Proceedings Over RJR's Role in Trucker's Smoking-Related Death

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
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 8, 2017 15:48
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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 09/11/17

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:29
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Florida Supreme Court declines to hear Reynolds appeal of lawsuit defeat

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
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 6, 2017 16:22
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[Florida] Wendy D. Resnick: Join battle to raise tobacco sales age

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.
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Sep 4, 2017 14:37
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Florida Appeals Panel Vacates $10 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

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
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 4, 2017 12:19
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Rejects RJ Reynolds' Appeal Of $37M Award ($$)

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
Law360
added Sep 4, 2017 11:53
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