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[Florida] Jury Weighs R.J. Reynolds' Role In Smoker's Cancer Death ($$)

McPharlin of Kelley Uustal PLC urged jurors to award up to $8 million to the family of Lillian Kaplan, who died at age 84 in 2012. He also told jurors to find that punitive damages are warranted, which would kick off a second trial phase.
Law360
added Aug 6, 2015 13:49
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[Florida] Pathologist In Engle Suit Says Medical Evidence Is Sufficient to Show Smoker Died From Lung Cancer

Barbara Lourie’s “heavy history of smoking” likely caused her fatal lung cancer, a pathologist and cancer specialist testified yesterday in James Lourie’s Engle progeny tobacco suit. James Lourie v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:13
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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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[Florida] Trial Begins Over Lung Cancer Death of Chain Smoking Health Dept. Worker

against R.J. Reynolds over the death of a Florida health department worker who chain smoked for years. Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds, 2013-30656-CICI. Rebecca Fredenhagen, 68, who died of cancer in 1992, was a chain smoker so addicted to nicotine she bought
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:58
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[Florida] $18M Verdict Smacks R.J. Reynolds in Trial over Korean War Vet's Deadly Lung Cancer

“They desperately desired to get Joe Nally smoking as a teenager, and they succeeded,” Bigger said. “By the time he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps at 17 years old he was a regular daily smoker and well on his way to a lifetime of addiction for himsel
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 18, 2016 17:30
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[Florida] Philip Morris Hit With $17.4M Engle Jury Verdict ($$)

the jury found that Theodore McKeever reasonably relied on — to his detriment — Philip Morris’ concealment of information before 1982 about the risks of smoking cigarettes. The jury said that his reliance legally caused his emphysema and lung cancer.
Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:00
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Lung Cancer Screening Can Be Cost Effective, Study Reports

But, there are two caveats to that finding -- the procedure has to be performed by skilled professionals and the screening must be done on a very specific set of long-time smokers, the researchers noted. Results from the National Lung Screening Trial (N
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 7, 2014 08:31
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[Australia, UK] The doctor who beat big tobacco

Two months later at Geneva’s plush Beau Rivage Hotel, King looked out over a sea of faces, mostly delegates gathered for the World Health Assembly, and introduced her “new best friend”, AXA boss Thomas Buberl. AXA, he said, would forthwith sell €200m of
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[Florida] Addiction's Possible Link to Alcohol Counselor's Death a Key as Trial Opens Against Philip Morris

During opening statements Wednesday, Jordan Chaikin claims nicotine addiction fueled Martin McCall's 40-year smoking history. McCall died in 1992 after being diagnosed with lung cancer. His wife, Bernice, is suing Philip Morris for its alleged role in hi
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 18, 2016 15:40
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Who Knew What and When?

Pisgah Forest in North Carolina's transylvania County may seem like an odd place for human health fortunes to have pivoted, but there's something to be said for it. Here in the fall of 1953 an experiment was conducted that would change how tobacco compani
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 13, 2012 15:09
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