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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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[Florida] IN RE: ENGLE PROGENY CASES: RESPONSE OF THE WILNER FIRM, P.A., TO ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS (PDF)

Wilner Firm, P.A., hereby notifies the Court of the Investigation conducted by The Florida Bar of the matters raised by the Court, and respectfully requests that should the Court deem it appropriate, any further proceedings be pursuant to the procedures
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 13, 2015 16:52
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[Florida] IN RE: ENGLE CASES: MOTLEY RICE LLC’S BRIEF CONCERNING MATTERS RAISED IN “ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS” (PDF)

Motley Rice respectfully submits that the concerns identified in the November 6, 2015 Order do not implicate the conduct of Motley Rice. Thus, no cause exists to investigate Motley Rice’s conduct.
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 13, 2015 16:49
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[Florida] Link Between Tobacco Marketing and Smoker's Fatal Cancer Debated as Trial Opens Against Cigarette Makers

Attorneys for a Florida widower whose wife died from lung cancer told jurors her disease was caused by a tobacco industry conspiracy that addicted her to nicotine for more than 40 years, as trial opened...Roland Ledoux v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 2007-CA-439
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 10, 2015 21:01
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[Florida] $11M Verdict Thumps R.J. Reynolds in Throat Cancer Trial

Jurors Wednesday awarded $11 million to a former smoker for the role they found R.J. Reynolds played in causing the throat cancer that took her voice box. Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds, 2013-CA-001121. Florence Monroe, 71, started smoking at 14 and
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 10, 2015 21:00
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[Florida] Wilner Says Fla. Bar Resolved Engle Progeny Ethics Concerns ($$)

The Wilner Firm PA’s conduct in since-dismissed Engle progeny cases doesn’t warrant sanctions, the firm told a Florida federal court Monday, saying the state bar found no ethical violations following an investigation triggered by an Eleventh Circuit rulin
Law360
added Dec 10, 2015 18:05
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[Florida] What was he Thinking? Man Tries to Bring Gun-Shaped Cigarette Lighter to Court

A man tried to bring a cigarette lighter shaped like a gun into the Dade County Courthouse, a Miami-Dade Circuit Court spokeswoman said. "The gentleman was informed that the object in question was not allowed in the courthouse, and was asked to store it e
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Dec 8, 2015 13:27
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Should Pay For Wife's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

saying the cigarette manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking until she was addicted and it was too late. Adam Trop of Trop Law Group, representing Roland Ledoux, told jurors in Miami that Patricia Mary Ledoux started smoking at age 14 and smoked t
Law360
added Dec 8, 2015 04:55
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[Florida] Shook Hardy Managing Partner Shines in Philip Morris Cases

Between Sept. 1, 2014, and Aug. 31 of this year, tobacco giant Philip Morris was the defendant in 24 Engle trials resulting from lawsuits by individuals that grew out of a decertified class action. A partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon has been lead counsel
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:31
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[Florida] Product Liability MVP: Shook Hardy's William Geraghty ($$)

a managing partner at Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, has been the firm's tobacco trial ace in Florida, successfully defending Philip Morris USA Inc. in four back-to-back Engle progeny trials in the space of a year and earning a spot on Law360's 2015 list of...
Law360
added Dec 4, 2015 02:58
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