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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. CINDY EVERS, Appellee.: Opinion filed September 15, 2017. (PDF)

Although we conclude that R.J. Reynolds waived its argument that the 1995 version of the statute still required imposition of a three-to-one cap on the punitive damages award, we alternatively hold that the trial court properly determined that clear an
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Sep 20, 2017 03:59
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[Florida] Court Upholds $12M In Punitive Damages In Tobacco Case

state appeals court Friday upheld a jury's award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung can
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:24
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[Florida] Fla. Court Upholds $12M Punitive Damages In Tobacco Case ($$)

upheld a $12.3 million punitive damages award Friday in a suit by a woman whose mother succumbed to smoking-related ailments, ruling that the cap on punitive damages passed by the Florida Legislature in 1999 does not apply to Engle progeny plaintiffs.
Law360
added Sep 18, 2017 05:14
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Notice of Appeal Filed in Deeming Rule Challenge by Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition and Nicopure Labs

The lawsuit challenges aspects of FDA's Deeming Regulation and the Tobacco Control Act as they are being applied to the vapor industry. The RSF Coalition respectfully disagrees with the conclusions reached by the lower court and believes that both the la
National Law Review
added Sep 17, 2017 19:51
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[Florida] Court upholds $12 million in punitive damages in tobacco case

a state appeals court Friday upheld a jury’s award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung ca
Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
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[Florida] Case against Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company brought by widow to be re-tried

"[SGR] reports did not constitute original research...rather, they summarized and compiled a mix of information, opinion and advocacy from outside sources.”...since the authors of the reports couldn’t be cross-examined, the reports were hearsay.
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:26
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Jury awards damages and injunction for packaging infringement ($$)

Five A and New Generation distributed tobacco leaf products under PURE FRONTO mark Fronto King sued for trademark infringement, false designation of origin and related state trademark claims Jury found defendants had not infringed FRONTO KING but could no
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:00
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Ohio Court To Define ‘Smoker,’ Medical Report Status In Asbestos-Lung Cancer Case ($$)

Supreme Court on Sept. 13 agreed to decide whether the state requires a medical expert to weigh in on whether a lung cancer plaintiff qualifies as a “smoker” or whether the law simply requires those already recognized as smokers to submit an opinion regar
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2017 15:47
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Zig-Zag Owners Settle Counterfeit Rolling Paper Lawsuit

In a case of alleged counterfeit production and sale of Zig-Zag-branded cigarette papers, the owners of the brand obtained a permanent injunction and lump-sum payment of “several hundred-thousand dollars” for attorneys’ fees, investigator costs and statut
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:52
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[Connecticut] The Briefcase: Reynolds requests stay of Conn. legal ruling

filed Tuesday a stay of motion request for a federal judgment in favor of a Connecticut woman who claimed she got laryngeal cancer from smoking Salem Kings for 25 years. A three-judge panel for the Second Circuit Court sent the case back July 7 to the tr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:11
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