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[Florida] Jury Says RJ Reynolds Bears Blame In $3.5M Smoking Verdict ($$)

Jurors in Pensacola, Florida, who began deliberating on Monday, returned with a verdict in favor of Charles Bush, finding that he was addicted to cigarettes and this addiction was a legal cause of his peripheral vascular disease and coronary heart diseas
Law360
added Jul 24, 2018 23:20
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Must Pay For Causing Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Counsel for the son of a man killed by lung cancer told a Florida jury on Friday that RJ Reynolds is responsible for the man’s death and should be forced to pay punitive damages, because it purposely created an addictive product and hid its dangers from t
Law360
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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[Florida] BOULTER V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 07/24/18 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the hazards of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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'We Are Outraged': This South Florida Firm is Winning Millions of Dollars Against Big Tobacco

Scott Schlesinger of Schlesinger Law Offices has been in trial since May 14, working on all three back-to-back cases. The cases are among thousands of similar suits emanating from a 2016 Florida Supreme Court ruling that overturned a $145 billion verdict
Law.com
added Jul 21, 2018 16:05
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[Florida] After Three Back-to-Back Trials, Tobacco Companies Forced to Pay Millions to Families

Schlesinger Law Offices, P.A. has secured victories for three families who lost loved ones to smoking. The legal marathon began back in May with the Schlesinger team working relentlessly for two months, putting in thousands of hours of work to get the bes
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:01
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[Florida] Prevalence and characteristics of secondhand smoke and secondhand vapour exposure among youth

Almost one-third of Florida youth reported SHV exposure. Factors associated with SHS and SHV exposure are somewhat similar, and exposure to SHS and SHV is associated with tobacco susceptibility in youth. Promoting tobacco-free homes is needed to protect y
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:58
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Plaintiff Prevails In Florida Tobacco Case Against Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds ($$)

rendered a punitive damages verdict of $2.9 million on July 16, adding to the $3 million it already awarded a lung cancer widower on June 30 (Myron Kaplan v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al., No. 08-80000 (19), Fla. Cir., Broward Co., 17th Jud. Dist.
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2018 01:39
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[Florida] Fla. Jury Awards $3M In Punitive Damages In Smoking Death ($$)

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds were hit with a total of almost $3 million in punitive damages on Monday in the case of a deceased Florida woman who had smoked for decades, including at work in medical settings, bringing the total award in the case to ove
Law360
added Jul 18, 2018 00:58
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[Florida] DAVID CANTA, et al., Petitioners, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., et al., Respondents: PETITIONERS’ BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)

Third District’s opinion will strike at the heart of one of the most important associational rights of over 100 Engle-progeny plaintiffs...will significantly delay the adjudication of all of those lawsuits—no doubt the true motive underlying PM’s disquali
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 17, 2018 02:51
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Citing Schoeff, Florida Panel Orders $37.5 Million Tobacco Verdict Reinstated ($$)

ourt of Appeal on July 11 directed a trial court to reinstate the full $37.5 million award rendered by jurors following a third trial in an Engle progeny case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., pursuant to the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling in Schoeff v.
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 16, 2018 15:24
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