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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $2 Million Verdict Against Big Tobacco; Jury Finds Companies Responsible for Woman's Cancer Death
"This was an important case to the Cohen family, to plaintiffs and to those smokers who have been mercilessly hooked to the addictive powers of nicotine -- which the cigarette companies early on denied existed, only to watch as millions of people couldn'
May 3, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 3, 2013 23:30
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the personal representative of a deceased smoker may be added to a pending personal injury action against tobacco companies and can pursue both survival damages as well as a wrongful death claim. The high
Jun 13, 2013 Law360
added Jun 15, 2013 18:25
What do you think? Was the jury right to award Mrs. Baker nothing? Take our poll and/or leave a comment.
Sep 24, 2012 Palm Beach (FL) Post blogs
added Sep 24, 2012 16:27
A Florida appeals court on Friday reversed part of a ruling in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny case, finding that a smoker is not necessarily excluded from a class because he died outside of Florida.
Aug 31, 2012 Law360
added Sep 1, 2012 21:32
The owner of Rib Mountain Liquor and Tobacco Outlet says a judge granted a temporary restraining order today allowing them to fire up the machines again.
Aug 17, 2012 WSAW CBS 7 (Wausau, WI)
added Aug 18, 2012 19:43
said that, in relying on findings from the scuttled class action proceedings, the plaintiff's claims are preempted by federal law that has long regulated, but not banned, the sale of cigarettes.
Apr 8, 2015 Daily Report
added Apr 11, 2015 19:31
In late 2011, the judgment in a 14 year old class action lawsuit entitled Scott v. American Tobacco Company became final. That judgment ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a statewide 10-year smoking cessation program to benefit more than 200,000 L
Mar 30, 2013 Smoking Cessation Trust
added Mar 30, 2013 15:27
plaintiffs have died waiting for the cigarette manufacturers to pay up, thanks to an obscure statute... Twin bills ...would change that by repealing the statute that gives tobacco companies this exclusive advantage. “Plaintiffs have actually died waiting
Feb 1, 2017 Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 1, 2017 20:03
Imperial Tobacco has launched a legal challenge of certain parts of Quebec’s tobacco-control law and is asking a judge to strike them down on constitutional grounds. The company has filed an application for judicial review with Quebec Superior Court, sa
Mar 2, 2016 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:33
“I hope that the victims find it to be a fair and reasonable resolution,” Rice said in a telephone interview Wednesday. The case is the first significant agreement by the tobacco industry to pay money directly to smokers and their families as part of a s
Feb 25, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Feb 25, 2015 18:45