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[Florida] Video of ROUNDS V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial 01/11/16

Summary Janice Rounds claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which caused a smoking-related disease in Terrance Rounds....09:00 AM EST JAN 12
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 11, 2016 02:17
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Tobacco Jury Verdict Overturn in Florida

Appeals noted that Calloway's lawyer "pushed the envelope" with his "argumentative" opening statement and "attack on defense witnesses. " The lawyer's comments "injected potential error at every turn, and nearly caused us to reverse the judgment."
Courthouse News
added Jan 8, 2016 21:52
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Florida Supreme Court asked to clarify whether tobacco claims are preempted

whether a federal appeals court was right when it ruled that federal law preempts certain products-liability claims against cigarette makers, potentially affecting hundreds of cases in the state's courts. On Wednesday, Florida's Fourth Circuit Court of A
Reuters
added Jan 8, 2016 15:15
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[Florida] Von Vape Sits Down With Congressman Vern Buchanan's Staff to Discuss the FDA's Deeming Regulations

"We took the opportunity to educate Congressman Buchanan's staff on Von Vape's business operation," Joshua Unger said. "We took the time to showcase our manufacturing facility and explain that the resulting sales of e-Liquid had an economic impact on the
PR Newswire
added Jan 8, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] Fla. appeals court eliminates $55M in punitive damages in Engle lawsuit

ordered a new trial in two phases...the late Johnnie Calloway...One appellate judge said the reversal was meant to send a message that attorneys “creating an atmosphere of win at all costs ... do so at their own peril, and the peril of their clients.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 8, 2016 03:01
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. PHIL J. MAROTTA (PDF)

We disagree with Graham, and we respectfully note what we believe to be flaws in its reasoning....Graham suggests that state and presumably local governments cannot ban a product that Congress has chosen to regulate. This blanket argument cannot withstan
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 8, 2016 02:05
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Appellant, v. JAMES NAUGLE (PDF)

existence of the text message from the second juror established reasonable grounds to believe that some juror misconduct occurred, which constitutes a legal basis for an interview of the second juror...remand for the trial court to conduct an interview
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 8, 2016 01:53
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[Florida] $55M Tobacco Damages Award Reversed Over Jury Instructions ($$)

failure to instruct the jury that the deceased smoker needed to have relied on Big Tobacco's advertisements to prove conspiracy and fraud claims...ordered a new trial ... the widow of longtime smoker Johnnie Calloway against Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. R
Law360
added Jan 7, 2016 04:51
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[Florida] HOWLES V. PHILIP MORRIS

Howles v. Philip Morris 01/06/16 AM (OPENINGS) TBD 09:00 AM EST / In this tobacco litigation trial, Mary Howles is suing defendant tobacco companies, claiming they concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which caused a smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 6, 2016 14:57
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[Florida] CVN Top 10 Plaintiff Verdicts of 2015

8. Ledoux v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. - $35 million verdict in Engle tobacco case... Why it made the cut: CVN has covered nearly every Engle progeny tobacco trial to date. Each trial is a huge undertaking for both sides given the amount of discovery, exper
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 30, 2015 17:13
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