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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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[Canada] New York’s Claims Against Indian Companies Fail, Magistrate Judge Says ($$)

All claims by the State of New York alleging that two Indian enterprises are running a contraband cigarette ring that illegally brings millions of dollars’ worth of cigarettes into New York from Canada should be dismissed because the state fails to plausi
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 2, 2016 22:14
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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] RJ Reynolds Cleared of Liability at $3M+ Trial over Ex-Insurance Exec's Heart Disease

After more than six hours of deliberations, the six-member jury concluded 73-year-old William Wilkins, who smoked for 30 years, was not addicted to nicotine, a required element for membership in the so-called "Engle" class of Florida smokers suing the na
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:57
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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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[Canada] Ask and you shall receive!

A gift arrived for me from Toronto late last week in the form of a USB key containing the key documents in the Ontario cost-recover action. Among these were the statements of defence by the industry that were produced after Ontario Superior Court Case
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:23
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Florida Woman Files Cross-Appeal To 11th Circuit In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

A woman who was awarded $3.25 million in an Engle progeny suit notified a federal judge in Florida on May 31 that she would be appealing to the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals the judge’s rulings against her, including his decision to grant Philip Mor
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 10, 2016 21:01
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $11M For Wife's Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a woman who died of lung cancer after four decades of heavy smoking urged a Florida jury Tuesday to award him $11 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until sh
Law360
added May 11, 2016 13:41
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[Florida] Philip Morris Wants $20M Punitives Fight Paused For 11th Circ. ($$)

urged a Florida federal judge Thursday to hold off on deciding whether to grant a motion by a smoker in an Engle progeny case to reinstate the more than $20 million in punitive damages that she had won at trial, arguing that the...
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:51
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