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[Florida] $35M Award Hammers Tobacco Giants in Trial over Airline Worker’s Fatal Cancer

Jurors awarded $35 million to the widower of an airline worker...includes $10 million in compensatory damages issued last Friday and Tuesday's $25 million punitive award, divided equally against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris USA, makers of the cigarette
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:23
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[Florida] BREAKING: Reynolds, Philip Morris Hit With $35M Verdict In Smoker's Death ($$)

$25 million in punitive damages Tuesday, adding to $10 million in compensatory damages, in an Engle progeny suit brought by the husband of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer....
Law360
added Dec 22, 2015 22:03
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight Punitives After $10M Engle Verdict ($$)

The husband of a woman who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Monday to award punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., adding to a $10 million compensatory verdict awarded last week, saying the companies conspir
Law360
added Dec 22, 2015 04:53
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[Florida] 3 Firms Are Product Liability All-Stars ($$)

Bowman & Brooke LLP, Jones Day and King & Spalding LLP have each earned four nods for practice groups of the year since 2011 for their product liability work... The jury ultimately found the tobacco company not liable for Santos’ death. King & Spalding a
Law360
added Dec 21, 2015 13:46
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[Florida] LENGTHY TOBACCO SUIT GETS UNDERWAY

The trial, which is estimated to take as many as three weeks, started Monday morning at the Guy A. Race Court Room Annex in Quincy. Monroe’s attorneys, Juan Bauta and Daryl Parks, spoke to the jury first about her claims and throat cancer.
Havana (FL) Herald
added Dec 17, 2015 21:21
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[Florida] Winter Park restaraunts continue push to go smoke free

A smoke-free movement is growing among Winter Park restaurants. Local eateries Umi and Marlow’s Tavern in Winter Park have recently joined Breathe Free Winter Park, a movement started by Healthy Central Florida that encourages restaurants to ban smoking
The Winter Park / Maitland (FL) Observer ("WPMO")
added Dec 17, 2015 20:26
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Report: Florida a Leader in Reducing Smoking Rates

The number of Florida high school kids who smoke has dropped to an all-time low, according to new data analyzing the impact of what states spend on smoking prevention-and-cessation programs.
Public News Service (PNS)
added Dec 17, 2015 15:08
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[Florida] SHIRLEY SPOONER v. LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN: DEFENDANTS’ MOTION TO DISMISS PLAINTIFF’S AMENDED COMPLAINT (PDF)

The Estate’s 2008 Action was barred by the statute of limitations. Nothing LCHB or any of its lawyers did or did not do could change this. Plaintiff therefore has not asserted a plausible claim for relief. Even accepting as true her allegations that Defen
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 14, 2015 22:06
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Says Malpractice Suit Cites Time-Barred Case ($$)

accused of ruining a Florida woman’s case against several big tobacco companies, told a Florida federal court Friday her underlying suit was filed nearly 10 years past the expiration of the statute of limitations and therefore the firm could not...
Law360
added Dec 14, 2015 20:08
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[Florida] IN RE: ENGLE CASES: LIEFF CABRASER’S BRIEF CONCERNING MATTERS RAISED IN ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS (PDF)

We believe that we discharged ourselves in a highly professional and ethical manner and we are now confident that in the end we achieved what we set out to do. We do not believe that any investigation of our conduct is warranted. But if the Court sees
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 13, 2015 16:54
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