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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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[Florida] CVN Top 10 Defense Verdicts of 2015

5. Shulman v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. - 3 tobacco companies cleared in one trial...Taking nearly a month to complete...the three defense teams convinced the jury to rebuff Schlesinger’s request for $8 million in damages and instead cleared the tobacco compa
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 30, 2015 17:12
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ENVIRONMENTALIST TACKLES A FLORIDA LAW THAT PREEMPTIVELY BLOCKS SMOKING BANS

A week ago, Featherston launched an online petition to “allow Florida cities to pass a ban on cigarettes in public parks and beaches.” Only 120 people have signed the petition so far, but it’s gaining gradual traction across the state. “Cigarettes and s
Broward-Palm Beach (FL) New Times
added Dec 29, 2015 23:02
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[Florida] RJR, Philip Morris Hit With $35M Verdict For 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 23, 2015 22:34
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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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