Headlines Tagged with Florida — 8,142 headlines found
Odom v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co....Justices Canady and Polston dissented, and agreed with the Florida Justice Reform Institute’s argument in another filed amicus brief that the Florida Supreme Court did not have constitutional authority to overturn the
Oct 2, 2018 Insurance Journal
added Oct 3, 2018 08:34
Florida Supreme Court says appeals court erred when it reversed $4.5 million award over smoking-related death
In her lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a district court awarded the damages after a jury determined Gwendolyn E. Odom’s mother passed away because of her cigarette addiction. The appeals court overturned it as well as the trial court’s denial
Oct 2, 2018 Legal NewsLine
added Oct 3, 2018 08:22
As a notoriously heavy chain smoker, Jennifer Ross' raspy voice has filled the radio airwaves across South Florida for almost four decades. J-Ross (my nickname for her) has been off the air for over ninety days. She's usually an open book with what's goi
Sep 27, 2018 WPTV NewsChannel 5 (West Palm Beach, FL)
added Oct 3, 2018 07:28
Although denying an award of punitive damages on Sept. 26, a Florida jury on Sept. 25 awarded the wife of a lung cancer victim $2.4 million in compensatory damages...
Oct 1, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Oct 2, 2018 04:20
Medicaid and Medicare expenses are already high, and will be even higher if taxpayers are forced to pay for the thousands of people who would suffer from secondhand smoke exposure – through cigarettes, vaping, or e-cigarettes – while trying to earn a pay
Oct 1, 2018 The Capitolist
added Oct 2, 2018 03:41
[Florida] Jury Delivers $2.4M Verdict Against Philip Morris, but $0 Punitives, at Trial Over 31-Year-Old's Cancer Death
concluded James Chadwell died from smoking-related lung cancer driven by an addiction to cigarettes and Philip Morris’ participation in a decades-long scheme...$0 punitive verdict Wednesday after a separate proceeding.
Sep 28, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 1, 2018 03:47
California cannot obtain injunctive relief under its unfair competition law (UCL) claim against a member of an Indian tribe for selling untaxed cigarettes from her reservation home, but...
Sep 28, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Oct 1, 2018 03:43
AMENDMENT 9: PROHIBITS OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS DRILLING; PROHIBITS VAPING IN ENCLOSED INDOOR WORKPLACES...Adds use of vapor-generating electronic devices to current prohibition of tobacco smoking in enclosed indoor workplaces with exceptions; permits more r
Sep 28, 2018 Florida Phoenix
added Sep 29, 2018 13:16
A Florida appeals court erred when it created a bright-line cap on the amount of noneconomic damages available to adult, financially independent children who prevail on wrongful death...
Sep 24, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 26, 2018 00:49
J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Sept. 18 were ordered by a Florida jury to pay $1 million to a plaintiff for the...
Sep 21, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 24, 2018 04:33