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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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[Florida] Cue Vapor System hosts Tyler Farr Meet-and-Greet at Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

Adult country fans attending the event will have the opportunity to meet Tyler Farr on September 1...at The Cue Vapor Mobile Unit inside of Frank Brown Park. The Cue Vapor Mobile Unit is a luxury mobile vaping lounge, a 40-foot truck dedicated to the amaz
PR Newswire
added Sep 4, 2017 11:51
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[Florida] Regulatory Agencies Move To Dismiss Suit Over Cigarette Advertising ($$)

Two regulatory agencies on Aug. 18 moved in Florida federal court to dismiss a complaint against them seeking to set aside a memorandum that allows a cigarette company to use the word “natural” in its advertisements because the plaintiff cannot show how t
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:29
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROSE POLLARI Appellee (PDF)

Admitting the Reports at trial effectively presented the jury with the opinions and conclusions of numerous extra-judicial experts whom Defendants could not cross-examine.... “Because the battle of experts has become as much a part of a trial as the confl
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 1, 2017 01:25
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Reverses $13M Smoking Death Verdict

ruling that a lower court erred by allowing several surgeon general's reports on cigarettes into evidence at trial ...agreed with the tobacco companies that the reports were inadmissible hearsay and remanded the case for a new trial of the claims brought
Law360
added Sep 1, 2017 01:20
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