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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms Judgment In $28.9M Smoking Suit

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a $28.9 million final judgment in a lawsuit brought by the family of a lawyer who died of lung cancer against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., finding the lower court hadn’t improperly eli
Law360
added Aug 17, 2017 17:55
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[Florida] ELLIS V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer caused nicotine addiction and disease by hiding the hazards of smoking.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY and PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Appellants, v. LINDA PURDO ENOCHS, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of THOMAS PURDO, Appellee. (PDF)

we are satisfied that the trial court did in fact engage in the genuineness inquiry in overruling Defendants’ objections to prospective jurors 18 and 95.
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 17, 2017 05:32
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms Judgment In $28.9M Smoking Suit

affirmed a $28.9 million final judgment in a lawsuit brought by the family of a lawyer who died of lung cancer against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., finding the lower court hadn’t improperly eliminated two prospective jurors. The
Law360
added Aug 17, 2017 05:25
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[Florida] Lawyer Group Asks To Weigh In On Mesothelioma Appeal ($$)

Florida Justice Association urged the state high court Thursday to let it weigh in on efforts to reinstate a mesothelioma sufferer’s $8 million verdict in litigation against R.J. Reynolds and an industrial manufacturer, saying an appeals court erred by fo
Law360
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Florida] FIELDS V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette companies caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness by hiding the dangers of their products.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:27
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Crestview teen to help lead Florida’s anti-tobacco movement

Students Working Against Tobacco, Florida’s statewide youth-led movement to combat the tobacco industry, announced the names of its new Youth Advocacy Board members. The group named Crestview resident Kendra O’Malley its Youth Advocacy Board leader, whic
Crestview (FL) News-Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:53
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Florida Panel Partially Affirms, Reverses New Damages Trial In Tobacco Suit ($$)

affirmed a trial court’s decision to grant a new trial on noneconomic damages in an Engle progeny suit, but the panel split on reversing the trial court’s decision to grant a new trial on punitive damages (Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Micah Danielson,
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 4, 2017 18:01
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[Florida] $4M Verdict Smacks RJR, Found Responsible for Smoker's Throat Cancer Death

The 17th Circuit Court jury issued the award after finding Reynolds’ role in a widespread conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking throughout the 20th century hooked Marvin Thomas to cigarettes and, ultimately caused the laryngeal cancer... jurors declin
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 3, 2017 00:53
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[Florida] Jacksonville University becomes smoke-free campus

Beginning August 7th JU is prohibiting all smoking- that includes those people who live on campus. Students, employees, consultants, contractors and visitors—no one is immune. The new policy is aligned with JU’s new Healthy Campus Program which is also
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Aug 3, 2017 00:40
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