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Florida justices agree to weigh damages in Boynton smoker’s death

Justices, in a 4-3 decision Tuesday, agreed to consider an appeal in a case filed against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. by Gwendolyn Odom of Delray Beach, whose mother, Juanita Thurston of Boynton Beach, died of lung cancer after smoking cigarettes.
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Dec 7, 2017 00:25
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[Florida] Philip Morris & RJR Hit with $5.5M Judgment, Plus Possible Punitives, at Trial Over New York Native's Fatal Cancer

liable in the lung cancer death of a New York native, slapping the tobacco giants with nearly $5.5 million in compensatory damages and finding punitives potentially warranted for conspiring to hide the dangers of their cigarettes for decades. Martin v. P
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:19
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Smoking a pack a day causes 150 mutations in every lung cell, research shows

researchers said the findings show a direct link between the number of cigarettes smoked in a lifetime and the number of mutations in the DNA of cancerous tumors. The highest mutation rates were seen in lung cancers, but tumors in other parts of the body
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2016 21:33
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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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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Escapes Liability For Mom's Lung Cancer Death ($$)

A Florida jury on Thursday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. not liable in an $8 million trial over a mother's lung cancer death, saying that either she was not addicted to cigarettes or that the addiction wasn't the cause of her death.
Law360
added Aug 26, 2016 16:07
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Beat $3M Engle Suit At Trial ($$)

suit brought by a woman alleging their cigarettes caused her lung cancer and disease, with a Florida jury finding that her ailments did not develop within the class period.... the sides sparred over whether Elizabeth Ann Smith was sick by November 1996, t
Law360
added Feb 24, 2016 20:52
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[Florida] Jury Clears RJR In $14M Row Over Pharmacy Tech's Death ($$)

has won a defense verdict in a $14 million Engle progeny jury trial over the lung cancer death of a pharmacy technician, convincing a Florida jury that an addiction to the company's cigarettes wasn't a legal cause of his death. During closing...
Law360
added Jan 28, 2016 18:53
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[Florida] BREAKING: Reynolds, Philip Morris Hit With $35M Verdict In Smoker's Death ($$)

$25 million in punitive damages Tuesday, adding to $10 million in compensatory damages, in an Engle progeny suit brought by the husband of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer....
Law360
added Dec 22, 2015 22:03
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[Florida] Retrial Begins in Artery Disease Suit Against Tobacco Makers, Leads Engle Review for Week of March 16

As opening statements began this week in the retrial of Robert Gore’s suit to recover for his wife’s carotid artery disease and fatal cancer, attorneys argued over whether smoking or other risk factors caused her health problems.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:48
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[Florida] Fatal Brain Cancer’s Cause Looms Over Wrongful Death Tobacco Trial

As trial opened Thursday in Donald McMannis’ suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, attorneys...sparred over whether the brain tumor that killed McMannis’ wife, Barbara, stemmed from smoking-related lung cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:37
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