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[Florida] Students smoke to call attention to USF's tobacco investments

Some University of South Florida students trying to call attention to the school’s investment policy are organizing a smoking party Wednesday on campus; the campus officially became smoke-free this academic year and the students say it’s hypocritical for
WMNF 88.5 FM Community Radio (Tampa, FL)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:27
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[Florida] Trial Pros: Arnold & Porter's Keri Arnold ($$)

Ms. Arnold is representing Phillip Morris in connection with thousands of personal injury cases filed in Florida following the aftermath of the decertification of a class action. She has tried five of these individual actions, and served most recently as
Law360
added Feb 24, 2016 20:59
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Beat $3M Engle Suit At Trial ($$)

suit brought by a woman alleging their cigarettes caused her lung cancer and disease, with a Florida jury finding that her ailments did not develop within the class period.... the sides sparred over whether Elizabeth Ann Smith was sick by November 1996, t
Law360
added Feb 24, 2016 20:52
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[Florida] Jury Finds Smoker's Diseases Arose After Class Action's Bar Date, Clears Tobacco Cos. in $3M Trial

A jury Monday concluded a Florida woman did not have cancer or respiratory disease within the time required for membership in a class action against the nation’s tobacco companies, clearing Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds of liability in her suit. Smith v
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 24, 2016 19:38
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Beat $3M Engle Suit At Trial ($$)

won a defense verdict in a $3 million Engle progeny suit brought by a woman alleging their cigarettes caused her lung cancer and disease, with a Florida jury finding that her ailments did not develop...
Law360
added Feb 23, 2016 21:56
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[Florida] Smoker's Husband Wrote Book On Tobacco Hazards, Jury Told ($$)

a smoker seeking $3 million for her lung disease and cancer can't blame them for deceiving her because her journalist husband wrote a book in the 1970s and 1980s titled "101 Reasons You Should Quit Smoking." The book, written by the husband of Elizabeth
Law360
added Feb 23, 2016 07:45
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Hit With $9M Verdict For Computer Whiz's Cancer ($$)

awarded $9 million in compensatory damages to relatives of a computer analyst who died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, finding that tobacco giants R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris also may owe punitive damages for hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Law360
added Feb 20, 2016 16:50
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[Florida] VIDEOS: BERNICE MCCALL V. PHILIP MORRIS: LIVETrial ($$)

In this Engle tobacco litigation proceeding, Bernice McCall claims defendant Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which caused the lung cancer and death of Martin McCall.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 18, 2016 15:42
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[Florida] Addiction's Possible Link to Alcohol Counselor's Death a Key as Trial Opens Against Philip Morris

During opening statements Wednesday, Jordan Chaikin claims nicotine addiction fueled Martin McCall's 40-year smoking history. McCall died in 1992 after being diagnosed with lung cancer. His wife, Bernice, is suing Philip Morris for its alleged role in hi
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 18, 2016 15:40
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Bending Rules In Engle Case, 11th Circ. Told ($$)

The widower of a smoker embroiled in Engle progeny litigation with R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies shot back Tuesday at the companies’ request that the Eleventh Circuit rethink a due process issue, saying it’s an attempt to improperly sway the p
Law360
added Feb 17, 2016 23:59
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