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[Florida] After Three Back-to-Back Trials, Tobacco Companies Forced to Pay Millions to Families

Schlesinger Law Offices, P.A. has secured victories for three families who lost loved ones to smoking. The legal marathon began back in May with the Schlesinger team working relentlessly for two months, putting in thousands of hours of work to get the bes
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:01
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[Florida] Prevalence and characteristics of secondhand smoke and secondhand vapour exposure among youth

Almost one-third of Florida youth reported SHV exposure. Factors associated with SHS and SHV exposure are somewhat similar, and exposure to SHS and SHV is associated with tobacco susceptibility in youth. Promoting tobacco-free homes is needed to protect y
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:58
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Plaintiff Prevails In Florida Tobacco Case Against Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds ($$)

rendered a punitive damages verdict of $2.9 million on July 16, adding to the $3 million it already awarded a lung cancer widower on June 30 (Myron Kaplan v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al., No. 08-80000 (19), Fla. Cir., Broward Co., 17th Jud. Dist.
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2018 01:39
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[Florida] Fla. Jury Awards $3M In Punitive Damages In Smoking Death ($$)

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds were hit with a total of almost $3 million in punitive damages on Monday in the case of a deceased Florida woman who had smoked for decades, including at work in medical settings, bringing the total award in the case to ove
Law360
added Jul 18, 2018 00:58
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[Florida] DAVID CANTA, et al., Petitioners, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., et al., Respondents: PETITIONERS’ BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)

Third District’s opinion will strike at the heart of one of the most important associational rights of over 100 Engle-progeny plaintiffs...will significantly delay the adjudication of all of those lawsuits—no doubt the true motive underlying PM’s disquali
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 17, 2018 02:51
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Citing Schoeff, Florida Panel Orders $37.5 Million Tobacco Verdict Reinstated ($$)

ourt of Appeal on July 11 directed a trial court to reinstate the full $37.5 million award rendered by jurors following a third trial in an Engle progeny case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., pursuant to the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling in Schoeff v.
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 16, 2018 15:24
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[Florida] Firm Fights DQ In Cigarette Cases Before Fla. High Court ($$)

A Florida law firm urged the state’s Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn its disqualification from a lawsuit against cigarette companies for hiring a lawyer who had done work for Philip Morris, arguing that the decision could leave more than 100 clients
Law360
added Jul 14, 2018 00:00
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Aim To Duck Punitive Damages In Death Case ($$)

nolds and Philip Morris asked a Florida jury on Thursday not to add punitive damages to the $2.1 million it awarded a fortnight ago over the death of a longtime smoker who worked at a Miami-area hospital in the early 1990s when smoking was still allowed i
Law360
added Jul 13, 2018 13:49
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[Florida] BUSH V. R.J. REYNOLDS LIVE Trial 07/11/18 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 11, 2018 18:58
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[Florida] NASA Invites Media to Visit with Spacecraft That Will "Touch" Sun

Full clean room attire (bunny suits) will be furnished and must be worn during the media opportunity.... No food, chewing gum, tobacco, lighters, matches or pocketknives will be allowed.
PR Newswire
added Jul 9, 2018 17:52
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