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South Florida Attorneys Secure $21 Million Verdict for Widow of Cancer Patient

Gary Paige, of Gordon & Doner, and Hardee Bass, of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, secured $14 million in punitive damages and another $7 million in compensatory damages for client Faye Theis. Theis’ husband, Edward, died in February 1997 at a
Law.com
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[Florida] Miami attorney, Coral Gable attorney suspended over conflicts of interests in long-running tobacco litigation

an April 11 Florida Supreme Court order over alleged conflicts of interest involving current and former clients in a long-running tobacco case... The 30-day suspensions of Miami attorney Philip Maurice Gerson and Coral Gables attorney Steven Kent Hunter w
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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DOH: Number of Volusia youth exposed to secondhand smoke nearly 8% higher than rest of Florida

the number of Volusia County tobacco-related cancer deaths was higher than the rest of the state, according to the Florida Department of Health in Volusia. However, those affected aren't just smokers themselves.
Port Orange (FL) Observer
added Jun 5, 2018 23:08
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[Florida] PERROTTO V. RJ REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/05/18 –

Debbie Perrotto is suing defendant tobacco manufacturers, claiming that defendants concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering an addiction to cigarettes that caused smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:41
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[Florida] BURGESS V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/05/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant hid the dangers of smoking, causing addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:40
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[Florida] BAXTER V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial 06/05/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers led to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:39
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[Florida] SWILLEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/08/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker concealed the risks of its product, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:39
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[Florida] Jury Sides With Tobacco Companies, Says Plaintiff Not A Member Of Engle Class ($$)

answered “no” to the question of whether a plaintiff was addicted to smoking and whether smoking was the legal cause of his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema (John Joseph Damiano Jr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2011-
Lexis Nexis
added May 30, 2018 20:25
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Supreme Court Disciplines 3 South Florida Foreclosure Defense Lawyers, 11 Other Attorneys

Also suspended was Philip Maurice Gerson, a Miami attorney practicing since 1970, for violating bar rules governing conflicts of interest involving attorneys’ current and former clients in tobacco litigation.
Law.com
added May 30, 2018 16:38
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RJR Cleared in $5M+ Suit Over Florida Smoker's COPD

rejected John Damiano’s claim that nicotine addiction legally caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Damiano, 75, who allegedly had his first cigarette at 7 and was a pack-a-day smoker by the time he was 13, smoked up to three packs a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 30, 2018 16:11
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