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[Florida] Morgan & Morgan Wins $1.65M Verdict, Scores Major Victory Against Big Tobacco

Morgan & Morgan, the nation's largest plaintiffs' firm, is thrilled to announce that its attorneys Craig Stevens and John Dill scored a major $1,650,000 verdict in a landmark victory against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds this week, ending an eight year lo
PR Newswire
added Jul 20, 2017 03:44
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[Florida] Fla. Court Nixes Tobacco Cos.' Win Over Inconsistent Rulings ($$)

appeals court struck a jury's verdict for two tobacco companies in an Engle progeny case Wednesday after finding the trial judge made inconsistent rulings on a doctor's testimony that defense counsel then exploited to argue a Florida woman was not addicte
Law360
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
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[Canada] Six Nations tobacco firm suing Ottawa for ‘forced incorporation’

Partners in a Six Nations tobacco manufacturing firm are suing the federal government for allegedly forcing them to incorporate and lose their tax-exempt status while failing to stamp out contraband competitors. Grand River Enterprises' (GRE) $3-billion
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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[Netherlands] DUTCH 'SMOKING IS MURDER' CASE GOES GLOBAL; LAWSUITS IN 17 COUNTRIES

Lawyers in 17 countries are following Dutch lawyers' lead in suing the tobacco industry for attempted murder or aggravated assault. Anti-smoking organizations and lawyers from 15 countries gathered in Geneva recently to discuss the Dutch appraoch to the,
NL Times (nl)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:37
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[Canada] Toronto hookah lounges face ruin as court dismisses appeal of city ban

The lounge owners, whose businesses continued hosting herbal shisha-smoking during the two-year-long legal challenge, have maintained the ban would devastate their businesses and force many to close. The lounges sell food, but not alcohol, and are said
Inside Toronto (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:57
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[Florida] $1.81M Award Strikes Three Tobacco Companies for Smoker's Cancer Death

was awarded $1.81 million last week for the lung cancer death of his wife, wrapping a rare Engle progeny trial against three of the country’s four biggest tobacco companies. Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., 2008-CV-025807(19). Jurors awarded Charles San
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:30
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[Florida] Man's Suffering, Not Death, From Tobacco Yields $3M Verdict for Widow

Fort Lauderdale attorneys won a $3 million tobacco verdict for a widow whose husband died a decade ago — but the legal battle will likely continue past her 90th birthday. The Feb. 23 verdict for Blanche Fox found that her husband's lifelong addiction to
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 15, 2017 20:25
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[Florida] DUBINSKY V. PHILIP MORRIS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:37
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[Florida] Snap Judgment: Jurors' Quick Verdict Clears R.J. Reynolds in $8M+ Trial over Health Dept. Worker's Fatal Cancer

Jurors rejected the claimed link between nicotine addiction and the 1992 cancer death of Rebecca Fredenhagen, a Florida health department worker who chain smoked for decades. Thursday's verdict followed a six-day trial in which Fredenhagen's daughter, D
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 26, 2016 20:50
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[Florida] Widow Says RJ Reynolds Caused Veteran's Fatal Lung Cancer ($$)

widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarettes from him until he was hopelessly addicted.
Law360
added Jul 30, 2016 13:30
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