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[Florida] COSSICK V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING Trial 11/01/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:20
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[Florida] Why The Mammoth Engle Sanctions Order Is Likely To Stand ($$)

a 2012 federal Engle progeny trial, the judge held back juror Shirley Larramore after dismissing the rest of the panel for the day. The defendants had discovered that Larramore was listed as a plaintiff in another Engle lawsuit involving the same plainti
Law360
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[Florida] Manufacturer Urges Fla. Court To Chuck $8M Asbestos Verdict ($$)

Crane Co., which is on the hook for part of the $8 million award, urged the high court to affirm a Fourth District Court of Appeal decision reversing the award because plaintiff Richard DeLisle failed to prove that..
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:03
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[Florida] Tobacco Co. Wants Quick Win On Transfer Fraud Claim ($$)

Florida-based Aldar Tobacco Group asked a federal judge Tuesday to enter a judgment finding that American Cigarette Co. fraudulently transferred its assets to a related company to avoid paying a multimillion-dollar judgment to Aldar, saying the defense ha
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:01
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[Florida] Gurkha's Super Luxury Packages Are The Perfect Gift For The Person Who Has Everything… Except A Budget

"For the person who has everything, the uniqueness of the experience is very important," said Kaizad Hansotia, CEO of Gurkha Cigars. "They can witness the behind the scenes of the cigar industry and create their very own cigars with customized bands, bo
PR Newswire
added Oct 26, 2017 20:55
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Must Pay Fees In $10.5M Case, Fla. Court Says ($$)

Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal said John McCoy, whose wife Glodine McCoy died of smoking-related lung cancer, is entitled to an award of attorneys’ fees because his service by mail of a settlement offer to Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 05:14
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[Florida] JOHN MCCOY, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et. al., Appellees.

We reverse the circuit court’s order denying a motion for attorney’s fees based upon a 2014 proposal for settlement under section 768.79, Florida Statutes (2015).1
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 26, 2017 05:08
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[Florida] City of Okeechobee property to be smoke-free environment

The recommended amendment, Smoke-Free Policy states: • A tobacco-free environment helps create a safe and healthy workplace and environment. Smoking and secondhand smoke are known to cause serious lung diseases, heart disease and cancer. The city suppor
Okeechobee (FL) News
added Oct 26, 2017 04:42
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[Florida] Jacksonville attorneys hit with $9M in sanctions in tobacco case

In the 148-page order, the judges said Charlie Farah and Norwood Wilner filed 1,250 complaints... Daniel Bean, a partner at the Holland & Knight firm who represents both attorneys, provided the following statement to News4JAX in response to the judge’s o
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:29
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[Florida] $36M Total Verdict, Largest CVN-Covered Engle Award So Far in '17, Smacks Tobacco Cos. in Lung Cancer Trial

verdicts totaling $36 million to the family of a smoker who died from lung cancer they claim was caused by a sweeping conspiracy to hide the dangers of cigarettes. Wallace v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA052862. The award includes $12 million in compensatory da
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:51
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