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[Florida] Litigation Powerhouse: King & Spalding ($$)

... decades-old dispute over alleged misappropriation of Chevron's crude oil. Engle Progeny Tobacco Cases...
added Aug 12, 2016 00:57

[Florida] Big Tobacco Can't Ax $1.3M Engle Verdict ($$)

upheld a $1.3 million verdict for a smoker's widower in an Engle progeny case, finding R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris' arguments that federal law implicitly preempt relevant state-law tort claims were meritless and already rejected.
added Aug 12, 2016 00:52

[Germany, Florida] German Glass Pipe Maker Sues Hookah Company For Selling Counterfeits ($$)

A German corporation known for selling water pipes and hookahs on Aug. 9 filed suit in federal court in Florida against a hookah company for allegedly selling counterfeit products (ROOR v. Hookah, Tobacco and Sun Inc., No. 0:16-cv-61902, S.D. Fla.).
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 12, 2016 00:32

[Florida] Court Rules Against Tobacco Companies On Ban Question

A state appeals court Wednesday rejected arguments by two tobacco companies that part of a landmark Florida Supreme Court ruling amounts to an improper ban on selling cigarettes... a judgment in favor of the estate of Barbara Ruth Lourie, the tobacco com
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Aug 11, 2016 18:26


ORDERED THAT 1. Plaintiff’s “Motion for Reinstatement of Jury’s Punitive Damages Award, or New Trial” (Doc. 190) is DENIED. 2. Upon the conclusion of the appeal, I am prepared to implement whichever remedy, if any, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appe
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 11, 2016 16:57

[Florida] Jacksonville patient spreading the word: Yes, non-smokers can get lung cancer

Sharing his condition has produced support at work and beyond. He has received 80 or so visits from friends and many phone calls — including one from former Ambassador Andrew Young, who once sought out Mitchell after hearing of his community activism. Hi
Florida Times-Union
added Aug 11, 2016 14:30

[Florida] Smoker Showed Cancer Signs Long Before Lawsuit Cutoff Date, Daughter Says in Tobacco Trial

While occasionally breaking into tears during Thursday's testimony, Robert Mathis' daughter, Aadron, told jurors her father suffered headaches and severe hiccups, as well as a cough that progressed to "hacking," as many as two years before doctors diagno
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:50

[Florida] New FDA rules target Tampa's cigar industry

Under the new regulations, each variety of cigars, as well as each size they are sold in, would have to be submitted to the FDA for approval to continue selling the products. Yanko Maceda, owner of Tabanero Cigars, expects submission fees to cost between
WTVT Fox13 (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Aug 9, 2016 15:40

[Florida] Carlos Fuente, patron of pioneer Tampa cigar family, dead at 81

On Friday, Carlos Fuente Sr., the family patriarch and retired president who drove the company to international acclaim, died in Tampa of stomach cancer. He was 81. "My father was not only a pioneer in the cigar industry, but he was also an amazing fami
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 9, 2016 15:39

Mistrial Declared In Florida Tobacco Suit ($$)

After a “tragedy” came upon a juror in a tobacco product liability suit the morning before the jury was set to continue deliberations, a Florida judge on Aug. 5 declared a mistrial because there were not enough jurors to continue deliberations (Barbara Mo
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 8, 2016 14:26
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