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Twelve States Won’t Have to Refund Tobacco Money

Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 13, 2013 15:38

[Australia, Honduras, Ukraine] Big Tobacco fights back on packaging

with British American Tobacco telling The Times that it is assisting the Honduras and Ukraine governments with legal fees. While the latter doesn’t spring to mind as a huge tobacco producer, the Ukraine Government fears that if the ban is upheld, pressure
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 19:15

[Florida] Ft. Lauderdale Jury Awards $75M To Family Of Dead Smoker

Thursday’s verdict in Fort Lauderdale came in the case of Johnnie Calloway, a smoker who died in 1992.
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jun 6, 2012 04:49

[Missouri] Award slashed in tobacco case

Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 17, 2005 00:00

Florida Jury Sides With Smoker’s Widower, Awards $20 Million In Damages ($$)

a Florida judge instead found that an initial, inconsistent verdict by jurors in an Engle progeny case and $8 million award for wrongful death could stand; nearly one week later, on the evening of June 8, the jury rendered a punitive damage award of $12
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:56

[Florida] Federal Court Delivers Massive Blow to Big Tobacco on Years-long Challenge ($$)

A federal appellate court thwarted efforts by tobacco companies to overturn a multimillion-dollar judgment against them, while pointing to the “unique and difficult challenge” Florida Supreme Court’s Engle ruling created for courts and juries.
added Mar 10, 2018 00:55

[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court denies appeal of $23B punitive damages against Reynolds

As a result of Monday’s 5-2 ruling, it appears Reynolds and Cynthia Robinson are headed toward the new Engle progeny trial ordered Feb. 24 by the Florida First District Court of Appeals. The justices declined to accept jurisdiction of the lawsuit in a o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 7, 2017 04:18

Florida Jury Awards Widow Of Smoker $36 Million In Tobacco Suit ($$)

widow claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes made by two tobacco companies and that the addiction led to his lung cancer and death (Fontaine Wallace v. Philip Morris Inc., et al., No. 2014-CA-052862, Fla. 18th Jud. Cir. Brevard Co.). VIDEO F
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 31, 2017 22:45

[Florida] Appeals court allows judgment against tobacco giant to stand

upheld the legality of the decision from Judge Martin Fitzpatrick of the Circuit Court for Gadsden County to award damages and the structural procedures used to determine those damages. The case, Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds,
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25

Florida High Court Stays Review Of $17M Award Pending 2 Other Cases ($$)

stayed a case in which a jury awarded $5.7 million in compensatory damages and $11.6 million in punitive damages to the widow of a longtime smoker who alleged that his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer were caused by his addicti
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:00
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