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[Florida] In Engle Trials, Female Attys Face An Old Boy's Club ($$)

Laura Shamp, says women have been chased out of the courtroom for too long... The dearth of lead female trial attorneys in state Engle cases may be rooted in decades-old social and historical forces, experts told Law360. Shamp said she faced a barrage of
Law360
added Mar 1, 2016 16:47
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[Florida] Vector Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results

For the fourth quarter 2015, the Tobacco segment had revenues of $269.9 million, compared to $272.8 million for the fourth quarter 2014. The decline in revenues was primarily due to a 0.2% decline in unit sales volume partially offset by favorable net pr
Business Wire
added Mar 1, 2016 16:45
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[Florida] VIDEO: Exploding e-cigarette injures woman, destroys car

had just parked her rental car in front of a friend's home in Golden Gate Estates Thursday night when she paused to take a smoke and charge her phone. The 30-year-old raised her Tugboat brand e-cigarette to her lips, pressed the button and boom — the thi
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 29, 2016 01:30
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[Florida] Widow Tells Jury RJ Reynolds Caused Husband's Fatal Cancer ($$)

told jurors that Don Gamble began smoking as a teenager, became hopelessly addicted to cigarettes, and eventually developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer.
Law360
added Feb 26, 2016 18:14
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[Florida] Fla. Court Told Attys' Fees In Engle Progeny Case Are Invalid ($$)

that counsel for the daughter of a deceased smoker, awarded $1.26 million in damages after two significant reductions, are not contractually entitled to $965,000 in attorneys' fees, saying that figure was invalidated when the court...
Law360
added Feb 25, 2016 21:53
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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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