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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask Fla. Justices To Weigh In On Atty Fee Row

Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC asked the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday to reverse the award of attorneys' fees and costs for a smoker who won a $35 million jury award, arguing that the lower courts of appeal are divided on whether or no
Law360
added Jun 23, 2017 02:14
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[Florida] DONNA FANALI, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellee (PDF)

No case establishes that a smoker’s survivor can be a class member even where the smoker could not. It is undisputed that Cavalier was not an Engle class member; therefore his survivors were not class members and could not rely on Engle to toll the st
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 22, 2017 17:59
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[Florida] Fla. Court Says Suit Against RJ Reynolds Came Too Late ($$)

The three-judge panel found that Donna Fanali, representing the estate of Thomas Cavalier, who died in 1993, was not a member of the class in the landmark Engle v. Liggett Group class action, so Engle couldn’t stop the clock on her lawsuit, which was fil
Law360
added Jun 22, 2017 15:24
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[Florida] Federal Judge Dismisses Trademark Infringement Suit Against Tobacco Shop ($$)

A federal judge in Florida on June 15 denied a pipe maker’s motion for default final judgment and dismissed the trademark infringement suit without prejudice because the court does not have jurisdiction to hear the suit (Sream Inc. v. Hookah, Tobacco And
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 19, 2017 21:18
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[Florida] Jurors Disagrees On Compensatory Damages In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

A Florida judge on June 15 declared a mistrial in an Engle progeny suit after the jury deadlocked on compensatory damages and attorneys for Philip Morris USA Inc. argued that there cannot be a compromise verdict (Jo Freeman v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 16, 2017 22:10
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[Florida] Mistrial in Cancer Case Against Philip Morris After Jury Deadlocks on Damages

After one juror rejected a purported verdict and the jury later announced themselves hopelessly deadlocked on damage questions, a state court judge Thursday declared a mistrial over Philip Morris’ alleged role in the cancer death of a Florida smoker. Fre
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 22:04
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[Florida] COLVARD V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. - UPCOMING

Plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their products.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:52
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[Florida] PEARSON V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING

Plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:52
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[Florida] New federal restrictions threatening Tampa hand rolled cigar company

Potential new federal restrictions regarding hand rolled cigars could put many, if not all, of Tampa Bay’s cigar companies out of business. Yanko Macedo is worried about the possible changes. “We are paying the FDA to put us out of business,” he said.
WFLA TV (Tampa, FL)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:37
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[Florida] President Trump Could Take Away Your Cuban Cigars

The president is expected to travel to Miami to announce a tightening of restrictions that could include a ban on Cuban cigars.
Patch.org
added Jun 14, 2017 21:33
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