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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Restores Wrongful Death Claim For Smoker ($$)

finding the plaintiff's daughter, as the estate's representative, should have been allowed to amend the original personal injury suit to add a wrongful death claim. A lower court had granted Kimberly Roden's 2009 motion to substitute for her mother, Lore
Law360
added Aug 14, 2014 02:34
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[Florida] Philip Morris, Liggett Lose Appeal In Engle Progeny Case

saying the trial court had not abused its discretion by limiting cross-examination of the plaintiff. In reaching its decision, the three-judge panel from the First District Court of Appeal also rejected several other arguments from the two tobacco compan
Law360
added Jul 16, 2014 15:40
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[Florida] Liggett Reaches $110M Deal To End Most Engle Smoker Suits ($$)

Under the terms of the deal, Liggett parent company Vector Group Ltd. will cough up a lump sum of about $61 million and pay an additional $49 million over the next 15 years. In return, more than 4,900 individual plaintiffs who were part of the erstwhile
Law360
added Oct 24, 2013 03:29
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[Florida] No End In Sight For Engle Suits, Even With Liggett Deal ($$)

Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. are expected to keep fighting the cases over the long haul, given their historical aversion to settlement and the far greater liability they face.
Law360
added Oct 24, 2013 03:28
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Vector Group and Liggett Group Reach Comprehensive Settlement on Engle Tobacco Litigation in Florida (NYSE:VGR)

Resolves Thousands of Lawsuits, Largest Group of Legal Cases Against Company Company Will Incur After-Tax Charge of $53 Million in Third Quarter 2013
Vector Group LTD
added Oct 24, 2013 03:27
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Timeline

Spanning three centuries, the following timeline lists the most significant milestones from Liggett's long and illustrious history.
Liggett Vector Brands
added Oct 24, 2013 03:18
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Liggett Group to pay $110 million in tobacco settlement

announced Wednesday that it would pay $110 million to settle thousands of Florida lawsuits accusing the tobacco company of concealing the dangers of smoking cigarettes. The out-of-court settlement will resolve nearly 4,900 of the 5,300 lawsuits pending i
Reuters
added Oct 24, 2013 03:11
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[Florida] Longtime smoker Rizzuto wins $12.5M verdict in cigarettes trial

A jury of six people found that two cigarette companies were largely responsible for John Rizzuto's lung disease and awarded him more than $12 million late Friday. The jury in Hernando County decided that Philip Morris USA and Liggett Group owes Rizzuto
Baynews 9 (Tampa, FL)
added Aug 24, 2013 11:14
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Review Engle Decision ($$)

Tobacco companies have asked the nation's highest court to review the Florida Supreme Court's decision to allow plaintiffs who were members of the landmark Engle class to use findings from that case in their individual suits, arguing that it violates the
Law360
added Aug 16, 2013 01:57
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[Florida] Man takes on Big Tobacco in lawsuit

A class action lawsuit, ebbing and flowing through Florida courts since 1994, has paved the way for a local man to file suit against the tobacco companies he believes responsible for his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ... John Rizzuto, 66, of S
Hernando (FL) Today
added Aug 14, 2013 02:08
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