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[Florida] Jury Awards $1.8M to Widow of Smoker Who Lost Lungs to Cancer, RJR Liable for Possible Punitives

Jurors in the state’s Ninth Circuit Court, in Orange County, found Reynolds’ scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes throughout much of the 20th century led to the cancer that took much of both of Valton Sheffield’s lungs before he ultimately died in 20
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added May 12, 2017 23:42
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[Florida] "Stubborn" Soldier Was Responsible for His Own Smoking, Defense Says as Trial Opens Over Lung Cancer Death

A former military man described as hard-headed, stubborn, and having a short fuse, was completely responsible for his own smoking and could not have been dissuaded from his 3-pack-a-day habit, the defense claimed in opening statements last week in the tri
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added Oct 27, 2016 02:21
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[Canada, Europe] In the Race to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Smokers May Be Forgotten

Today, Yeates is using his remaining time and waning strength to advocate for vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes. He sees it as a crusade to save other smokers from the slow death that he's suffering. Yeates' fight comes at a time when governme
Vice.com
added Jul 8, 2016 19:43
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[Florida] BREAKING: Tobacco Cos. Hit With $6M Verdict In Cancer Death Suit ($$)

finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. hid the dangers of smoking and should pay punitive damages. The jury's decision in St. Petersburg, Florida, found Philip Morris 37 percent responsible for Douglas Duignan's lung cancer and
Law360
added Sep 11, 2015 00:17
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $7M Verdict Hits RJR, Philip Morris for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Punitives to Follow

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
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added May 23, 2018 15:42
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[Florida] RJR & Philip Morris Cleared of Punitive Liability for Smoker's Death, 5 Years After Compensatory Award

A state court jury last week cleared R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris of punitive liability for the role the tobacco companies played in the death of a Florida smoker. Starr-Blundell v. R.J. Reynolds
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added Mar 5, 2018 21:11
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Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

finding that a man who died from lung cancer was not addicted to cigarettes made by Philip Morris and that his lung cancer and death was not caused by an addiction to those cigarettes (Judith Pearson v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2007-CA-017823, Fla. 13
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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Philip Morris Cleared at Trial Over Florida Railroad Worker's Fatal Cancer

deliberated for about 90 minutes before concluding nicotine addiction was not the legal cause of Don Pearson's death. The finding excludes Pearson's family from a class of plaintiffs potentially entitled to damages for a tobacco industry scheme to hide th
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added Jul 26, 2017 23:29
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[Florida] UPDATE: $11.5M Verdict Includes $6M in Punitives against RJR for Nurse's Cancer Death

Jurors imposed a $6.5 million punitive award against R.J. Reynolds for its part in the death of Dorothy McCabe, a former nurse and addiction counselor who smoked for more than 50 years. The verdict, when combined with the $5 million in compensatories the
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added May 21, 2016 01:16
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[Florida] Despite Lack of Records, Cigarettes Likely Caused Smoker's Fatal Cancer, Dr. Says in Tobacco Trial

Dr. Luis Villa, a Miami oncologist and pathologist, said he was confident Booker Davis’ lung cancer was caused by smoking because 95-98% of squamous cell cancers, the type doctors diagnosed in Davis, are linked to cigarettes. “There is the rare case of s
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added Apr 7, 2016 19:46
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