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[Florida] Philip Morris Beats $19M Engle Progeny Suit At Trial ($$)

not liable in a $19 million Engle progeny trial brought by the widow and daughter of a chain-smoking clothing store owner who died of lung cancer, a Miami jury decided on Thursday. The verdict came after emotional closing arguments, during which the plai
added Sep 23, 2016 22:03

[Florida] Jury Rules Smoker Failed Class Action's Citizenship Requirements, Clearing Philip Morris in His Cancer Death

Jurors needed only an hour to conclude Robiel Chacon was not a Florida citizen and resident either when his lung cancer was diagnosed on June 3, 1994 or when it manifested, excluding him from the so-called Engle class action against the country’s tobacco
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:38

[Florida] $6.1M Verdict, Plus Punitives TBD, Hits Tobacco Cos. for Smoker's Death; RJR Liable for Conspiracy Despite No Link to Its Cigs

The jury reached its conclusion, finding R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for the 2000 death of Dennis Oshinsky, 60, after more than a day of deliberations. Notably, the decision included a finding that both companies were liable on conspiracy grou
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:37

[Florida] Family Says Philip Morris Owes $19M For Cancer Death ($$)

The widow and daughter of a chain-smoking clothing store owner who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Thursday to award them $19 million for their husband and father's death, saying Philip Morris USA Inc. hid the dangers of cigarettes from him unti
added Sep 23, 2016 16:36

[Florida] Reynolds, Philip Morris Owe $6M Verdict For Cancer Death ($$)

The verdict followed more than a day of deliberations, placing 60 percent of the blame Dennis Oshinsky's lung cancer and death on Philip Morris USA Inc., 25 percent on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and the remaining 15 percent on the deceased smoker himself.
added Sep 23, 2016 16:32

[Florida] Widow Says Tobacco Firms Owe $7M For Husband's Death ($$)

widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $7.1 million against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds over his death, saying her late husband was a victim of a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers...
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23

[Florida] Sides Face Off Over Fault for Smoker's Fatal Lung Disease as Trial Starts Against RJR

Attorneys battled Thursday over responsibility for the respiratory disease that killed a Florida man who allegedly smoked up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years, as trial opened Thursday against R.J. Reynolds. Prentice v. R.J. Reynol
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:25

E-Cigarette Use Among Florida Youth With and Without Asthma

Conclusions E-cigarette use is more common among Florida high school youth with asthma and is associated with susceptibility to cigarette smoking.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 19, 2016 14:55

[Florida] Big, new warning labels may doom Tampa's cigar box art

For more than a century, these boxes... This may change as of May 10, 2018. That’s when a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulation kicks in requiring that any cigar box include a health warning label covering 30 percent of two principal display
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Sep 18, 2016 22:49

[Florida] RJ Reynolds At Fault For Chain Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of man who died of lung disease after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes every day since he was 10 urged a Florida jury on Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for his illness, saying tobacco companies conspired to hide cigarettes' addict
added Sep 18, 2016 13:50
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