Headlines Tagged with Florida — 8,208 headlines found
In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, which caused addiction and disease.
Oct 5, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:05
The Venetian Apartments, Fort Myers’ newest complex located on Winkler Road, boast more than 400 new units, a pool, two gyms, waterfront grilling pavilions, and even a dog washing station. But one thing you won’t find at the Venetian is anywhere to smok
Oct 4, 2018 WZVN ABC7 (Fort Myers, FL)
added Oct 5, 2018 14:10
A panel of federal judges overseeing long-running tobacco litigation in Florida federal court told the parties Wednesday they're considering allocating some of the $4.3 million that the court is holding from...
Oct 4, 2018 Law360
added Oct 5, 2018 13:54
STARBUCK, Plaintiff, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Defendants: MEMORANDUM RE: DEFENDANTS' NOTICE OF INVOKING SECTION 768.73(2), FLORIDA STATUTES (DOC. 314) AND PLAINTIFF'S RESPONSE (DOC. 324)(PDF)
That means that the Defendants' previous payments of punitive damage awards does not shield them from paying further punitive damages here (were a jury so to conclude).
Oct 3, 2018 Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 5, 2018 01:31
on Sept. 28 affirmed a jury’s $18 million award for compensatory and punitive damages to the widow of a smoker (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company...
Oct 4, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
A Florida federal judge found Wednesday that a 1999 law shielding exposure to punitive damages should not allow Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds to duck damages in an Engle tobacco wrongful death suit, holding that three state appellate courts have reject
Oct 3, 2018 Law360
added Oct 4, 2018 17:00
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