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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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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Bears Blame In $4M Cancer Verdict, Jury Says

for a smoker’s cigarette addiction and resulting death from throat cancer...verdict in favor of plaintiff Bertie Thomas, who had sued on behalf of the estate of her late husband, Marvin. The jury found R.J. Reynolds had worked to conceal smoking’s true da
Law360
added Aug 1, 2017 17:01
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[Florida] Shook Hardy Prevails for Philip Morris on Nicotine Addiction Trial Question

A Tampa jury sides with the cigarette maker in the case of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer at 51.
Daily Report
added Aug 1, 2017 00:22
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[Florida] Pioneer Plaintiffs' Law Firm Wins Appeal in Tobacco Lawsuit; Fort Lauderdale's Schlesinger Law Offices Granted New Trial Against Big Tobacco

won the chance to re-try a lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA, Inc. after the Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed a jury verdict that originally favored the two tobacco companies. The plaintiff behind the lawsuit, Fa
Accesswire
added Aug 1, 2017 00:20
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Florida Jury Awards $4 Million To Widow Of Smoker In Engle Progeny Suit

After finding that a man who died from laryngeal cancer was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a Florida jury on July 28 awarded his widow $4 million in damages (Bertie Thomas v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 1, 2017 00:03
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Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

finding that a man who died from lung cancer was not addicted to cigarettes made by Philip Morris and that his lung cancer and death was not caused by an addiction to those cigarettes (Judith Pearson v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2007-CA-017823, Fla. 13
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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