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[Florida, Michigan] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendants/Appellants, vs. MARY HOWLES, Plaintiff/Appellee: APPELLEE’S ANSWER BRIEF (PDF)

A. Defendants Seriously Misstate and Ignore the Evidence Which Supported the Jury’s Compensatory Damage Award. PM and RJR state the compensatory damage award in this case is “grossly excessive” because it was more than “necessary” to compensate M
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 7, 2018 04:21

[Florida] Michigan Law Bars Smoker's $10M Award, Fla. Judges Hear

Two tobacco companies appealing a $10 million jury award...the trial judge erred in allowing the jury to award more than just compensatory damages since Michigan law, the state where Howles lived and smoked for most of her life, applies and doesn't allow
added Mar 7, 2018 04:12

[Florida] RJR & Philip Morris Cleared of Punitive Liability for Smoker's Death, 5 Years After Compensatory Award

A state court jury last week cleared R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris of punitive liability for the role the tobacco companies played in the death of a Florida smoker. Starr-Blundell v. R.J. Reynolds
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 5, 2018 21:11

[Florida] Jury Awards $0 to Smoker's Widow, Despite Linking RJR Cigarettes to Smoker's Cancer Death

found R.J. Reynolds cigarettes caused the lung cancer that killed a Florida smoker, but cleared Reynolds of financial liability in the case. Mobley v. R.J. Reynolds...attributed 95% of responsibility for the fatal cancer to Mobley himself and awarded no
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47


In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:38

[Florida] Appellate court affirms award for widower in cigarette case

denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking... The appellate court remanded the case back to trial court to “award compensatory d
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:59

[Florida] BROWN V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 03/05/18 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, Margaret Brown claims tobacco company concealment of smoking's dangers caused smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18

[Florida] Shirtless Zayn Malik displays his tattooed torso while puffing on a cigarette poolside during Miami sunbathing session

Zayn recently came under fire from his social media followers after he uploaded a video of himself smoking ...One fan wrote: 'Dont smoke' while another added 'Dont smoke honey. Please it will kill your voice' with one more fan writing 'Don't. Smoke. Thank
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:10

[Florida, Mississippi] Tobacco Co. Merits A Loss In Asset Transfer Row, Judge Told ($$)

Mississippi-based Smokers Best Group LLC urged a Florida federal judge Tuesday to reject a magistrate judge’s recommendation that he find in favor of a Florida tobacco company on its claim that a cigarette maker fraudulently transferred assets to SBG to a
added Mar 1, 2018 17:52
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[Florida] Lawmaker Looks To Give Locals Control Over Smoking

Right now, decisions about where smoking is allowed are left up to the state. But Senator Debbie Mayfield wants local governments to decide whether people should be allowed to smoke in public parks. “This bill gives authority to the municipalities and t
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Mar 1, 2018 03:40
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