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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Must Pay Full $35M Jury Award: Fla. Court ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. remain on the hook for a $35 million verdict awarded in an Engle progeny suit to the widower of a longtime smoker, a Florida appeals court said Wednesday after finding the amount was not obviously exce
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 21:02
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[Florida] Fla. Firms To Pay $9.1M For Engle Ethics Disaster ($$)

federal judges “reluctantly but with the conviction that it is the right thing to do” imposed $9.1 million in sanctions on The Wilner Firm and Farah & Farah following an investigation that found they filed and maintained at least 1,250 baseless Engle prog
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 21:00
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[Florida] Farah & Farah, Wilner Firm sanctioned $9.1 million for unprofessional conduct in federal court ($$)

Court officials would eventually discover that 588 of the plaintiffs had died before the action was filed in 2008...numerous other plaintiffs that should not have been included in the case, including some people who had never smoked cigarettes
The Business Journals
added Oct 19, 2017 19:03
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[Florida] Tobacco Conspiracy Drove Addiction That Ended in Smoker's Cancer Death, Attorney Says as Trial Begins Against R.J. Reynolds

A Florida smoker who grew up in Kentucky's tobacco country was among generations of children targeted by the tobacco industry, leading to a decades-long nicotine addiction that ended in his cancer death, an attorney for the smoker’s family said as trial o
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:51
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CAA v FDA: MEMORANDUM OPINION re Intervenors, Oct 16, 2017

Proposed Intervenors have not established that they would suffer a legally sufficient injury-in-fact if Plaintiffs were to prevail in this litigation. Therefore, they lack standing to intervene as of right, and the court declines to allow Proposed Interve
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 19, 2017 10:41
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[Virginia] New York Man Sentenced for Smuggling Contraband Cigarettes

Lee and another New York City resident traveled from New York City to Fredericksburg and Springfield in order to purchase bulk quantities of Virginia tax-stamped cigarettes from a Fredericksburg gas station owner. After completing their purchases, the pai
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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DOCKET CAA v FDA Oct, 2017

68 MEMORANDUM OPINION re: 36 Proposed Intervenors’ Motion to Intervene. Signed by Judge Amit P. Mehta on 10/16/2017. (lcapm3) (Entered: 10/16/2017) 10/16/2017 69 ORDER. For the reasons stated in 68 the court’s Memorandum Opinion, the court denies 36 Pr
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 19, 2017 01:25
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[Florida] Tobacco bond cap repeal teed up again in Legislature

Tobacco companies are hoping next year’s try at a bond cap repeal doesn’t go up in smoke. Legislation that would do away with the limit on the amount of money tobacco companies have to put up as appellate bonds has again been filed, this time for the 20
Florida Politics
added Oct 19, 2017 01:12
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Reynolds Balks At NJOY Trustee's Ch. 7 Investigation ($$)

fought back against an investigation by the Chapter 7 trustee for bankrupt e-cigarette maker NJOY Inc., telling a Delaware bankruptcy court it is not a creditor, had next to no relationship with NJOY and has already turned over all requested documents. N
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 00:19
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[Florida] Court upholds $35 million verdict in smoker’s death

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday upheld a $35 million verdict — including $25 million in punitive damages — in a lawsuit filed against two cigarette makers over a lung-cancer death. The Miami-Dade County case
Florida Politics
added Oct 18, 2017 22:30
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