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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Says It Isn't To Blame For Untimely Engle Suit ($$)

tried Thursday to dodge malpractice claims brought by a Florida woman who says the firm botched her suit against tobacco companies, arguing the woman's suit failed because her claims were untimely and not because of the firm's actions.
Law360
added Nov 14, 2015 01:11
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[Florida] Fla. Court Reinstates $12M In Punitive Damages Against RJR ($$)

A three-judge panel ruled Nov. 6 that there was enough evidence for plaintiff Cindy Evers' claims that her mother Jacqueline Loyd was likely swayed by "misleading advertising campaigns" by tobacco companies including R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Law360
added Nov 13, 2015 13:36
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[California, Florida, New York] Residents mixed on proposed smoking ban in public housing

Some who suffer from secondhand smoke were thrilled, but others, including some non-smokers, worried that it gives the government yet another reason to harass or even evict poor people for doing what would otherwise be a legal activity in the privacy of t
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 13, 2015 02:47
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Florida appeals court revives $12.3 mln award for Engle plaintiff

reinstated $12.3 million in damages for the daughter of a deceased smoker, ruling that the trial court had erred by granting R.J. Reynolds' motion to toss a jury verdict finding the company had fraudulently concealed the dangers of cigarettes. In a unani
Reuters
added Nov 13, 2015 02:39
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[Florida] Nonagenarian's Motivation to Quit Smoking Questioned in Trial Against Big Three Tobacco Companies

Daniel Seidman, director of smoking cessation services at Columbia University, told jurors Richard Shulman, who smoked R.J. Reynolds, Liggett, and Philip Morris-brand cigarettes for more than 40 years, was so dependent on nicotine he suffered symptoms ak
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:52
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[Florida] Great American Smokeout is Nov. 19 - Live Tobacco Free

Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville's Wellness Center staff will be at Naval Air Station Jacksonville's Navy Exchange from 11 a.m. to noon providing tobacco cessation tips and tools to help people quit and stay quit. "Our goal is to reduce tobacco use and i
U.S. Navy.mil
added Nov 10, 2015 16:05
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[Florida] SHIRLEY SPOONER VS. LIEFF, CABRASER, HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN: COMPLAINT AND DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL (PDF)

t not limited to, the following: wrongfully stipulating that Plaintiff's case should be dismissed; failing to properly review the Stipulation prior to its filing; failing to correct the record to re;flect that the Stipulation enoneously listed Plaintiff
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 9, 2015 17:36
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Smoking Trucker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

A wrinkle in this case for the plaintiffs will be proving that heart disease was a major cause of Cavalier's death. The cause of death listed on his death certificate is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...However, he was diagnosed with that disease
Law360
added Nov 8, 2015 14:11
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[Florida] Philip Morris Caused Mother's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

Tognoli started smoking in the early 1960s at age 19. She smoked about one and a half packs per day for 33 years. Her son remembered her leaving "Dances With Wolves" to take smoke breaks four times, Rosenblum said. She finally quit when she was diagnose
Law360
added Nov 8, 2015 14:11
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Sued By Fla. Woman Over Bungled Tobacco Suit ($$)

Spooner claims that two of the firm’s attorneys agreed to a joint stipulation in June 2013 dismissing her suit, as Spooner hadn’t returned a court-ordered questionnaire. However, she claims she did in fact fill out the questionnaire and handed it over to
Law360
added Nov 8, 2015 14:10
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