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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. CYNTHIA ROBINSON: An appeal from the Circuit Court for Escambia County. (PDF)

Where, as here, a litigant repeatedly ignores court rulings and exhibits flagrant disregard for the bounds of proper argument, it is not enough to simply sustain objections and offer flaccid admonishments such as “move along” or “finish up.” The trial
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 27, 2017 17:13
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[Florida] RJR Gets New Trial In Engle Case Where Jury Awarded $23B ($$)

a Florida appeals court said the plaintiff's closing arguments crossed proper boundaries "repeatedly, flagrantly, and often in defiance of the trial court’s admonishments." The First District Court of Appeal found that counsel for Cynthia Robinson, who s
Law360
added Feb 27, 2017 17:08
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[Florida] Appeals court tosses out $23 billion tobacco verdict

A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal, in an 18-page ruling, blasted an attorney for the estate of Michael Johnson Sr., pointing to the "depth and pervasiveness" of improper closing arguments in the Escambia County case. "It is clear
Northwest Florida News
added Feb 25, 2017 00:54
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[Florida] RJR Granted New Trial In Engle Case Where Jury Awarded $23B ($$)

a Florida appeals court said the plaintiff's closing arguments crossed proper boundaries "repeatedly, flagrantly, and often in defiance of the...
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 23:17
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[Florida] WWII Hero's Family Awarded $6M in Trial Against RJR Over Heart and Lung Disease

handed down a $6 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds for the role jurors found the tobacco giant played in the illness a decorated World War II veteran developed after smoking cigarettes for more than a half century. Fox v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-026348
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:10
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[Florida] Jury Awards $6M To WWII Hero's Widow In Engle Case ($$)

The jury decided Thursday that RJR was not responsible for Fox's death, but that Fox suffered $6 million worth of damages from smoking-related injuries like pain, suffering, mental anguish and a decrease in his ability to enjoy life. It assigned 50 perce
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 17:49
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Reynolds, ITG square off in dispute over payments to Florida for health-care expenses related to smoking

ITG Brands LLC is suing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an attempt to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands. As part of Reynolds American Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 23, 2017 13:56
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[Florida] Altria Presents at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference; Reaffirms 2017 Earnings Guidance

is participating in the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference (CAGNY) in Boca Raton, Fla. today. Marty Barrington, Altria’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, and other members of Altria’s senior management team will highlight Altria
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2017 17:16
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[Florida] NIXON V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO.

plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company's concealment of smoking's risks led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:24
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[Florida] 'Nobody wants a smoking room' at hotels -- not even smokers

Hoteliers say even smokers ask for non-smoking rooms these days. It’s a boon for hotels, which incur extra expenses to clean and maintain smoking rooms, including the annual cost of replacing items damaged by smoke and cigarette burns, says Anne Smith, v
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 19, 2017 02:43
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