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[Florida] Engle Ruling Unlikely To Shift Outcome Of Tobacco Trials ($$)

some of the original Engle jury's Phase I findings — sweeping conclusions about the general ills of cigarettes that still aid plaintiffs in Florida — amount to a ban on the products, but attorneys say it could nevertheless fail to sway state courts and ju
Law360
added Apr 10, 2015 16:11
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Dion v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.

is suing defendant tobacco manufacturers, claiming that they concealed the health effects of smoking and fueled the addiction of Marion Dion, leading to Marion Dion's smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 8, 2015 14:36
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$100 million settlement reached in Florida tobacco suit

That decision let stand findings that the companies knowingly sold dangerous products and hid smoking hazards, meaning future juries could consider that as proven fact. But the ruling also required smokers and their families to pursue individual wrongful
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 25, 2015 16:42
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[Florida] LANDAU v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., et. al.: DEFENDANTS’ MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER EXCLUDING EVIDENCE OF DEFENDANTS’ CONDUCT AFTER 1976 (PDF)

Even if the Court were to determine – contrary to Supreme Court authority – that reprehensibility is an issue for jury consideration during Phase I, that determination still does not open the door to the admission of Defendants’ alleged tortious conduct o
Law360
added Feb 4, 2015 11:33
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[Delaware, North Carolina] Regulatory filing discloses new details of Reynolds/Lorillard deal

Lorillard Inc. has provided further insight into negotiations that led it to accept a $27.4 billion offer from Reynolds American Inc. in an attempt to partially settle a shareholder lawsuit filed in Delaware. Lorillard disclosed details of its agreement
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 20, 2015 13:01
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[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
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Flashback Part 4

Since we featured him in a Series 1 card, Alex Alvarez has more than doubled his CVN Engle trial experience, going an impressive 6-2 over the last three years, including his biggest damage award: a $45 million verdict in Alexander v. Lorillard Tobacco Co
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:20
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Experts Dispute Whether Smoker Suffered From COPD in Florida Tobacco Lawsuit

opposing counsel sparred over whether Paul Baum, the deceased smoker at the heart of an Engle progeny tobacco suit, died from smoking-related respiratory disease or a rare cartilage disorder unrelated to his smoking. Baum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:39
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Bahrain mulls 300% rise in tobacco tax

Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) says the country would lose BD100m ($265m) in tobacco sales each year if it went ahead.... Tobacco company executives and dealers and a visiting US Trade Department official reportedly met in Bahrain earlier
Arabian Business
added May 20, 2014 06:58
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Fla. Jury Awards Smoker $5M In Suit Against Philip Morris ($$)

Antonio Cuculino, 69, was found to be 60 percent responsible for his health problems caused by decades of smoking Marlboro cigarettes, and the jury reduced the $12.5 million award against Philip Morris to $5 million, according to Cuculino's attorney Jeff
Law360
added Jan 23, 2014 16:30
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