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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of August 25

Gregory Barnhart, Robert Wilcox’s attorney, argues for punitive damages in Phase 2 of Wilcox’s Engle progeny suit. The jury ultimately awarded $8.5 million in punitives, in addition to the $7 million compensatory award.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 11:34
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Hubbird v. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co

plaintiff, the stepdaughter of David R. Ellsworth, claims defendant is responsible for Ellsworth's smoking addiction...Damages: Pain and Suffering - $3,000,000.00 Phase 2 - Punitive damages - $25,000,000.00
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added Aug 29, 2014 21:34
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[Florida] $7 MIllion in Compensatory Damages to Plaintiff in Wilcox v. R.J. Reynolds, Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit

a jury awarded $7 million in compensatory damages and found R.J. Reynolds liable for punitives in an Engle progeny wrongful death suit. Robert Wilcox, the son of deceased smoker Cleston Wilcox, sued R.J. Reynolds on behalf of his mother Lorraine Wilcox,
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added Aug 29, 2014 21:31
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[Florida] Attorneys Dispute Issue of Addiction in Closing Arguments of Gore v. R.J. Reynolds Engle Progeny Suit

In closing arguments today, counsel debated whether Gloria Gore, the deceased smoker at the center of one of Florida’s Engle progeny tobacco suits, was a nicotine addict whose smoking ultimately killed her, or was a smoker-by-choice who enjoyed her cigare
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added Aug 29, 2014 21:30
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[Florida] Judge Declares Mistrial in Engle Progeny Tobacco Case That Found Punitive Liability Without Compensatory Award

A day after a jury found tobacco defendants liable for possible punitive damages but awarded no compensatory damages to an Engle progeny plaintiff, Judge Cynthia Cox granted the parties’ agreed-upon motion for a mistrial. Gore v. R.J. Reynolds.
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added Aug 29, 2014 21:29
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Jury Declares Tobacco Defendants Liable for Possible Punitive Damages, Awards No Compensatory Damages in Engle Progeny Suit

jury this afternoon found tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for possible punitive damages to the surviving husband of a long-time smoker in his Engle progeny tobacco suit. However, the jury refused to award compensatory damages
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added Aug 29, 2014 21:28
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of August 18

Each Friday, we’ll highlight the week’s Engle progeny proceedings and provide a look ahead to next week.... Heather Irimi, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al. Rodd-cross-exam On cross-examination, Lisa Rodd testifies that she did not know
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added Aug 29, 2014 21:26
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[Washington] IRS Wins $60M Tobacco Tax Suit, Must Credit Seized Assets ($$)

Washington federal court on Thursday shot down a Native American cigarette producer's defense against paying about $60 million in excise taxes but also told the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to clarify how it will credit toward that repayment assets it al
Law360
added Aug 29, 2014 19:50
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[Nebraska] Smoking in cigar bars, tobacco outlets ruled unconstitutional

ban exemptions for cigar bars and tobacco retail outlets. In its decision, the court upheld the overall ban. Judge Kenneth Stephan, writing for the majority, said there is no substantial difference in circumstances between cigar bars and other public p
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Aug 29, 2014 14:05
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[Massachusetts] Smokers challenge change in rules in Northbridge senior housing complex

A Whitinsville couple appeared in Worcester Housing Court Thursday to fight an eviction from the Linwood Mill senior affordable housing complex, claiming the property managers changed the rules to prohibit smoking after the longtime smokers moved in more
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Aug 29, 2014 14:03
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