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[Florida] Defendants Tell Court No Reason Exists To Review Asbestos Expert Ruling ($$)

Two defendants freed from an $8 million verdict after a court found expert asbestos causation testimony improperly admitted at trial have told the Florida Supreme Court that there are no grounds for reviewing the decision (Richard DeLisle v. Crane Co., et
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 13, 2017 15:57
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[Florida] Attorney Plans Lawsuit To Allow Smoking Of Medical Marijuana

Orlando attorney John Morgan has been steadfast in saying that the 71 percent who voted for the amendment expected smoking as one of the ways to consume cannabis. ..."If they were really concerned about smoking, why don't they heavily tax cigarettes?"
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:42
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[Florida] FDA Targeted Over American Spirit 'Natural' Cigarette Deal ($$)

A Florida man who is leading a consumer suit claiming Natural American Spirit deceptively marketed its cigarettes has now sued the [FDA] for allegedly not following procedure in crafting a deal that would let the brand continue using the term “natural.”
Law360
added Jun 8, 2017 03:58
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[Florida] Attorneys Spar Over Cause of Contractor's Deadly Cancer, as Trial Against Philip Morris Begins

Attorneys Tuesday battled over what led a building contractor to smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years and what ultimately caused the lung cancer that killed him, as trial began in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris. Freem
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:24
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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:54
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[Florida] Jury Finds For Tobacco Companies In Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

A Florida state court jury on June 2 found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in a suit where a man and his wife claimed that the man developed bladder cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes made by the two tobacco com
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 17:00
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

The six-member jury, in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit, needed only an hour to reject Steve Kogan’s claim that nicotine addiction drove him to smoke for 40 years and ultimately caused his 1994 bladder cancer. Although Kogan survived the disease, surgeon
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:35
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[Florida] FREEMAN V PHILIP MORRIS USA

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:34
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Florida International Researchers Unveil Clinical Research Lab For Tobacco Smoking

The Department of Epidemiology at Florida International University's (FIU) Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work unveiled the first clinical research laboratory for tobacco smoking in South Florida to assess the impact that waterpipe (a
Public.
added May 25, 2017 22:00
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Florida Judge Declares Mistrial In Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

in which a woman claimed that a tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking from her husband, which led to his lung cancer and death, because the judge gave contradictory jury instructions that may confuse the jury (Lorraine Olson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added May 25, 2017 21:11
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