Headlines Tagged with Lawsuits — 30,433 headlines found
Third District Court of Appeal said the trial court should not have ruled that Everett Belanger's suit, filed in 2007, was barred by the statute of limitations, because the date at which he knew or should have known that his chronic obstructive pulmonary
Feb 12, 2014 Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:11
A Miami-Dade jury on Friday issued a $5 million judgment against tobacco giant Philip Morris in a product-liability case involving a Florida Keys man who smoked Marlboro cigarettes from 1965 to 2009.
Jan 17, 2014 Miami (FL) Herald
added Jan 22, 2014 13:54
[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court hearing argument in 1st tobacco case since justices voided class-action
The Florida Supreme Court is hearing the first of thousands of individual smoking cases filed since the justices voided a $145 billion class-action verdict against tobacco companies six years ago.
Sep 6, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 6, 2012 06:27
The cigarette industry reignited Florida's tobacco wars Wednesday with a one-sentence bill that would strip away the right of thousands of Florida victims to collect millions in damages.
Feb 20, 2015 Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Feb 21, 2015 23:32
In re Engle Cases shows what can happen to cases filed by plaintiffs' lawyers in a mass tort action when the court determines that such cases were filed without sufficient information about the plaintiffs that the attorneys claim to represent. Plaintiffs
Oct 30, 2014 International Law Office (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:51
Another large jury verdict has been rendered against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Florida, with a long-time smoker awarded $14.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages.
Oct 25, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 21:29
The law firm representing a smoker who won a $5 million verdict said the award marks the first time a Florida jury has blamed cigarettes for heart disease. Retired auto mechanic Antonio CuCulino, 69, of Ramrod Key, who was diagnosed with heart disease in
Jan 22, 2014 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jan 25, 2014 21:06
Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Sep 25, 2014 Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55
A high-profile lawyer representing three tobacco companies urged the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday to make it harder for thousands of sick smokers or their survivors to win lawsuits . . . David Boies, a New York lawyer who also represented Democrat A
Sep 7, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 7, 2012 11:43
Florida’s top courts Thursday ruled against the tobacco industry ... The punitive-damages case, decided by the 1st District Court of Appeal, stemmed from the 1995 death of Frank Townsend ... the state Supreme Court sided ... with Karen Capone, the widow o
Jun 14, 2013 NorthEscambia.com (Walnut Hill, FL)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:09