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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Slammed With $9M Verdict In Engle Trial ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $3 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny trial over a longtime smoker's lung cancer death, adding to a $6.1 million compensatory verdict awarded in the...
Law360
added Sep 24, 2016 15:06
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[Florida] Philip Morris Beats $19M Engle Progeny Suit At Trial ($$)

not liable in a $19 million Engle progeny trial brought by the widow and daughter of a chain-smoking clothing store owner who died of lung cancer, a Miami jury decided on Thursday. The verdict came after emotional closing arguments, during which the plai
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 22:03
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[Florida] Jury Rules Smoker Failed Class Action's Citizenship Requirements, Clearing Philip Morris in His Cancer Death

Jurors needed only an hour to conclude Robiel Chacon was not a Florida citizen and resident either when his lung cancer was diagnosed on June 3, 1994 or when it manifested, excluding him from the so-called Engle class action against the country’s tobacco
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:38
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[Florida] Family Says Philip Morris Owes $19M For Cancer Death ($$)

The widow and daughter of a chain-smoking clothing store owner who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Thursday to award them $19 million for their husband and father's death, saying Philip Morris USA Inc. hid the dangers of cigarettes from him unti
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:36
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[Massachusetts] Last Claim Falls In Healthy Smoker Suit ($$)

A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday struck the last consumer protection claim left after an unsuccessful trial in which a class of Marlboro smokers sought to stick Philip Morris with the bill for annual preventive lung screenings.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:33
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[Florida] Reynolds, Philip Morris Owe $6M Verdict For Cancer Death ($$)

The verdict followed more than a day of deliberations, placing 60 percent of the blame Dennis Oshinsky's lung cancer and death on Philip Morris USA Inc., 25 percent on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and the remaining 15 percent on the deceased smoker himself.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:32
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[California] Philip Morris Asks 9th Circ. For New Trial In Wrongful Death Suit ($$)

saying a district judge’s error led the jury to award $900,000 in damages without considering an essential issue of medical causation. Jodie Bullock’s trial win in federal court last December was the second victory on behalf of her mother, Betty Bullock,
Law360
added Sep 22, 2016 21:39
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[Florida] Widow Says Tobacco Firms Owe $7M For Husband's Death ($$)

widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $7.1 million against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds over his death, saying her late husband was a victim of a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers...
Law360
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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JACKSON: Smoking Helps Protect Against Lung Cancer? [Video]

For years, scientists have refuted this theory with claims that smoking cigarettes may actually prevent lung cancer. ...“Trinity Test,” reports that “humble organic tobacco has never hurt anyone...A professor at the Simon Fraser University in Canada uses
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Sep 18, 2016 12:40
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[Connecticut] State Supreme Court to Review Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Marlboro

Vincent Bifolck filed the wrongful death lawsuit in federal court on behalf of his wife, Jeanette Bifolck... Bifolck argues that Marlboro knowingly designed and manufactured the cigarettes in a way...liable under the Connecticut Product Liability Act, but
Connecticut Law Tribune
added Sep 17, 2016 15:22
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