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Philip Morris Responsible for Florida Rail Worker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Attorney Says as Trial Begins

“The nicotine hook was set firmly in Don Pearson. He would smoke to feed that addiction for 34 years,” the Gunn Law Group’s Lee Gunn IV told jurors Wednesday. “And that smoke, it would feed a lung cancer.” Pearson, 51, a railway employee for much of his
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added Jul 15, 2017 23:35
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe Smoker $8.5M For Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

saying that the cigarette companies tricked her into getting hooked on their deadly product. Plaintiff Mary Howles was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1995, and has suffered with worsening chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ever since, her attorney Alex
Law360
added Nov 11, 2016 13:07
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Upholds Defense Verdict In Smoker Suit ($$)

affirmed a defense verdict in favor of Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit, concluding that the issues raised in an appeal brought by the daughters of a smoker who died of lung...
Law360
added Oct 19, 2016 21:06
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[Florida] Tobacco Industry Deceit Caused Cigarette Seller's Cancer, Attorney Says as Trial Opens Against Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds

Attorneys debated what drove a Florida merchant who spent much of his career selling cigarettes to smoke himself, as trial over his lung cancer opened this week against the nation’s two largest tobacco companies. Oshinsky-Blacker v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
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added Sep 11, 2016 01:00
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[Florida] Doctor “Sure” Smoker Had Lung Cancer Before Bar Date in Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

Dr. Allan Goldman, a Tampa pulmonologist, said the lung cancer and emphysema doctors found in Elizabeth Smith in December 1997 likely developed well before the November 21, 1996 bar date of Smith’s suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, makers of
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added Feb 11, 2016 16:52
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[Florida] VIDEOS: McMannis v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.

McMannis claims defendant tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered Barbara McMannis' addiction to cigarettes, which caused her smoking-related lung cancer that spread to her brain and ultimately
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added Feb 6, 2015 20:38
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[Florida] $21.5M Verdict, After $14M in Punitives, Against R.J. Reynolds in Trial Over Vet's Lung Cancer

Thursday’s punitive verdict came one day after the 12th Circuit Court jury awarded $7.5 million in compensatory damages to Barbara Johnston for the 1995 cancer death of her husband, Franklin “Jim” Johnston, 60, a smoker for more than three decades. Johns
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added Nov 4, 2016 23:37
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[Florida] Jury Deadlock on Addiction's Role in Fatal Cancer Leads to Mistrial in Suit Against RJR

"Based on the communications of the jury, as well as having given the Allen charge, and that they are not able to come to a decision on question 1, and that they’ve reached an impasse, I am going to declare a mistrial, and we’ll reschedule it for trial a
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added Nov 3, 2016 16:43
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $8.5M For Lung Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a former hairdresser who died of lung cancer after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes a day for decades urged a Florida jury Monday to award $8.5 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds, saying the tobacco giant hid the da
Law360
added Nov 1, 2016 17:45
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. At Fault For Woman's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

Scott Schlesinger of Schlesinger Law Offices PA, an attorney for Joseph Varner, told jurors during opening arguments in Fort Lauderdale that Virginia Varner began smoking at age 12 — so early that she didn't have a chance. "The evidence will show that 1
Law360
added Jul 7, 2016 14:11
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