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[Florida] PERROTTO v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, LIGGETT GROUP LLC, and VECTOR GROUP LTD., INC., (PDF)

Accepting the allegations within the motion and affidavits as true, we conclude that the judge’s alleged inability to restrain either her utterances or her emotions in front of the petitioner would, if true, show that the experience profoundly affected h
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jul 16, 2015 11:23
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[Canada] Huge tobacco fines could set stage for more aggressive anti-smoking efforts

court decision that ordered three tobacco companies to pay $15 billion in damages could be a catalyst for more aggressive actions... a long list: "Banning the advertising and sponsorship of tobacco products, implementing health warnings on tobacco package
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 12:07
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hits Back At Engle Smoker's Bid For New Trial ($$)

objected Wednesday to an Engle progeny plaintiff’s request for a new trial, claiming she essentially asked a Florida federal judge to act as “a tenth juror” and ignore a February jury verdict that found her 100 percent responsible for her respiratory dise
Law360
added May 15, 2015 12:22
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[Florida] How David Boies Became the Best Friend and Worst Enemy of Big Business

Boies himself argued before the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of cigarette companies …his daughter Caryl… died in 2010 of lung cancer at the age of 48. She had been a smoker. Asked how he squares this terrible loss with his continuing labors for tobacco
Bloomberg News
added May 13, 2015 10:04
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[Florida] BREAKING: Big Tobacco Pays $100M To End 400 Engle Cases ($$)

A trio of major tobacco companies including Philip Morris USA Inc. have agreed to pay $100 million to settle more than 400 cases pending in Florida federal court over smoking-related injuries, plaintiffs' firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP said W
Law360
added Feb 25, 2015 12:03
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[Florida] Steven Hammer's last moments in his Phase 2 closings in Calloway v. RJR

Attorney, Steven Hammer, ends his closing argument powerfully, encouraging the jury to "be proud of your verdict" and to "walk away knowing you made the right decision today."
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:05
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Reynolds American, Inc. - Annual Report

The Engle Progeny cases have resulted and will continue to result in increased litigation and trial activity and increased product liability defense costs. Outstanding jury verdicts in favor of the Engle Progeny plaintiffs have been entered against RJR To
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 10, 2015 18:08
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Uruguay] The War Against “Plain Packaging”: Big Tobacco's Current Battle

attempting to beat every measure on cigarette packaging they can. The great bogeyman here is that of plain packaging, a measure that has been shown to dramatically reduce the enticements of smoking.
Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 13:12
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[Florida] Steven Hammer's last moments in his Phase 2 closings in Calloway v. RJR

ends his closing argument powerfully, encouraging the jury to "be proud of your verdict" and to "walk away knowing you made the right decision today."
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 15, 2014 01:20
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Plaintiffs Fight To Pursue Punitive Damages

asked the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a ruling that determined that Engle progeny plaintiffs are barred from recovering punitive damages on strict liability and negligence claims in their individual suits. John Mills of The Mills Firm PA
Law360
added Dec 5, 2014 17:51
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