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[Florida] JOAN SCHOEFF, etc., Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Respondent: APPENDIX TO PETITIONER’S BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)

I HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing document has been furnished to the following counsel by email on December 15, 2015:...DAMOORGIAN, J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) appeals the final judgment entered in favor of Joan Schoeff Spolzino... RJR raises
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 14:00
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[Florida] JOAN SCHOEFF, etc., Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Respondent: PETITIONER’S BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)

two questions: (1) When must a plaintiff’s recovery on an intentional tort claim be reduced by comparative fault? (2) When is a jury’s award of punitive damages in an amount of less than three times compensatory damages unconstitutional in a wrongful deat
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 13:55
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Appellant/Cross-Appellee, V. JOAN SCHOEPF, Appellee/Cross-Appellant: NOTICE TO INVOKE DISCRETIONARY JURISDICTION (PDF)

RJR raises four issues on appeal. First, it contends that the trial court erred in denying its motion for a directed verdict because Plaintiff failed to prove addiction causation. Second, it asserts that certain comments made by Plaintiff's counsel
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 13:37
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[Florida] DOCKET: JOAN SCHOEFF, ETC. vs. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY

05/26/2016 ORDER-JURIS ACCEPT/BRIEF SCHED (OA LATER DATE) The Court accepts jurisdiction of this case. Petitioner's initial brief on the merits shall be served on or before June 15, 2016; respondent's answer brief on the merits shall be served twenty da
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 13:10
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[Florida] Editorial: Promising downward trend in smoking

much of the credit in declining cigarette use goes to public smoking bans. In January, the University of South Florida joined at least 20 Florida colleges and universities in banning all tobacco use on campus, a commendable effort to keep young people fro
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added May 28, 2016 00:41
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

... lambs this week was Jones Day. The firm's client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was slammed Friday with $6.5...
Law360
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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[Florida] Supreme Court To Take Up Tobacco Damages Dispute

Florida Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to take up a case in which an appeals court rejected a $30 million punitive-damages award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, according to an online docket....filed by the widow of late smoker James Schoeff, is part
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added May 27, 2016 17:19
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[Florida] VIDEO: Third hand smoke: The next smoking risk

Chomiak, a thoracic oncology surgeon, urges people to stay away from vehicles or hotel rooms that smell of cigarettes. The reason being that the car's interior and the room's walls and fabrics are coated with third hand smoke. Studies show that people a
WEAR TV3 (Pensacola, FL)
added May 26, 2016 14:25
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[Florida] GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY et al.: EN BANC AMICUS BRIEF OF ENGLE STATE PLAINTIFFS’ FIRMS (PDF)

Ten years, 234 trials, and 17 denials of certiorari later, the core holding in Engle III has survived every opportunity Defendants have been given to challenge it. They have come up empty in every appellate court that could ever have jurisdiction. The
Amazon CloudFront
added May 26, 2016 00:52
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[Florida] LETTER: Smokeless tobacco

Letter writer Aaron Gewirtz, owner of a vape shop, makes claims that have no basis in scientific evidence. This is typical of the smoke-and-mirrors tactics that the tobacco industry has used for years. It’s one reason why the FDA was right to regulate amo
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 25, 2016 23:45
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