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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 29

Proctor...walked jurors through the history of tobacco manufacturing and marketing. Proctor detailed jurors of tobacco leaders’ decision in the 1960s to conceal the dangers of smoking while continuing to market their product. Proctor also described the t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 4, 2014 10:43
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[Florida, Massachusetts] There's More to Tobacco Cases Than Engle

Newer cases are getting filed; law is still being made. Fresh evidence of this appears in a Dec. 5 decision of the First District Court of Appeal. In an action brought by an Alachua County woman who has lung cancer, the court reversed a directed verdict
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Dec 29, 2014 21:01
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[Canada] No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds

Although no link was seen for cancer in general, the researchers did find that low oxygen levels related to sleep apnea were associated with smoking-related cancers, such as lung cancer.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2014 13:15
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[Florida] 2014 Legal Trends in Tampa

Florida litigation set plenty of new precedents this past year...Laura Grossman was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1993 and died just two years later at age 38. She had been a smoker since she was 15. The verdict included $22.5 million in punitive damages
Law.com
added May 27, 2014 13:13
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[Canada] Terry Fox's father Rolland has lung cancer

Terry Fox devoted his life to raising money for cancer research and now his father has been diagnosed...The family notes that lung cancer claims the lives of more Canadians than any other form of cancer, but because of the smoking stigma it is often negle
Canadian Press
added Feb 8, 2016 16:02
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Ordered To Pay $6M Over Lung Cancer Death ($$)

The jury found Richard Aycock was addicted to cigarettes manufactured by R.J. Reynolds and that smoking the cigarettes had caused his death. They held the tobacco company 72.5 percent responsible for Aycock’s death and awarded $5.9 million to his widow,
Law360
added Apr 24, 2013 09:54
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[Florida] Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Smoking Cigarettes?

Mr. Gary later stated, “this jury sent a message and gave 23.6 billion reasons why you can’t lie to consumers.” Jeffery Raborn... said the latest verdict of $23.6 billion was “far beyond the realm of reasonableness and fairness.” Mr. Raborn said the com
Law.com
added Jan 28, 2015 11:35
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms RJ Reynolds' Win In Smoker's Suit ($$)

The jury had determined that Juan Ojeda was addicted to cigarettes and that they caused emphysema and lung cancer, but the cigarettes were not a legal cause of his death because R.J. Reynolds had presented contradictory evidence that said Ojeda died of c
Law360
added Jul 14, 2014 12:21
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Inuit Smoking Rates in Canada Are Worse Than the National Average in the 1950s

Canada's North is facing a health crisis, as skyrocketing cancer rates amongst its Indigenous peoples are far and away the highest in the world, according to a new international study. That result is, in part, due a total failure of the all levels of go
Vice.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21
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[Florida] Tobacco or Asbestos? Cancer's Cause in Smoker a Key as Trial Opens Against R.J. Reynolds

As trial opened this week over the lung cancer of a Florida plasterer who smoked for more than 50 years, opposing attorneys debated the cause of the disease and its link to R.J. Reynolds cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2015 15:17
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