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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $4 Million Verdict Against 3 Cigarette Companies

jury found that Nicholas Perrotto was addicted to cigarette smoking and that smoking cigarettes manufactured by the companies were the legal cause of Perrotto's lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
added Nov 26, 2014 17:07

[Florida] LIVE VIDEO: Allen v. R.J. Reynolds

Allen claims defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering his wife, Patricia Dawn Allen's, tobacco addiction, causing her fatal, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:45

[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday Flashback

Morgan & Morgan's Keith Mitnick hit a rough patch on CVN Engle trials since we featured him in 2011, going on a 3-case losing streak through last year. However, 2014 has been a strong Engle year for Mitnick, as he gone undefeated in two trips to the cour
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:44

[Florida] VIDEOS: Perrotto v. RJ Reynolds

Outcome Verdict for Plaintiff Verdict Amount $4,087,338.67 Sessions This proceeding is recently concluded. Click on a session below to view video.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:42

[Florida] Plaintiff’s Attorney in Tobacco Suit: Addiction Fueled Smoker’s Cancer-Causing Habit

T. Hardee Bass argues that Nick Perrotto’s nicotine addiction drove decades of his smoking. Bass represented Perrotto’s wife, Deborah, in her suit against tobacco manufacturers, claiming that they engaged in manufacturing and marketing schemes that led t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:40

[Florida] $3M to Family of Smoker Who Died From COPD

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA liable for $3.094 million in damages for the death of Patricia Dawn Allen, who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after decades of smoking the tobacco manufacturers' cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:07

[Pennsylvania] High Court Considers Fate of Diverted Tobacco Funds

Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week over whether legislation redirecting more than $200 million in tobacco settlement funds was constitutionally enacted....earmarked fund to be used for health care and public health programs...settlement money was redire
The Legal Intelligencer
added Nov 25, 2014 10:24

Worldwide, Tobacco Regulators Monitoring Philip Morris Lawsuit Against Uruguay

“In its defense filed on October 13, Uruguay shows that it adopted both measures pursuant to its obligation to protect public health from the unparalleled harms of tobacco use, and to safeguard the human rights of its people to health and life,” Larry Ma
MintPress News
added Nov 24, 2014 14:49

[Denmark] Tobacco giants wins historic case against ex-smoker

Allan Lykke Jensen, an ex-smoker who puffed away for over 50 years, sued what was then called Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni ten years ago, accusing them of a number of irregularities, including adding a number of addictive substances to their cigarettes du
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:50

[Canada] Day 251: Not a secret deal so much as a deal about secrets

it was revealed that the plaintiffs and two of the defendant companies had agreed to keep the companies' financial records sealed. There was a time when the earnings of two of the companies - Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges - were a matt
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:43
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