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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...
Sep 20, 2016 Law360
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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
Jul 5, 2016 Law360
added Jul 7, 2016 14:11
not liable for the lung cancer that killed a Florida hospital worker who smoked for more than 35 years. Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds...Jurors needed less than three hours to conclude nicotine addiction was not a legal cause of Terry Rounds' lung cancer.
Jan 27, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2016 18:30
liable for a mother's lung cancer death Wednesday, concluding that the company fraudulently hid the dangers of cigarettes from her but awarding her relatives just $1 million of the $28 million they'd requested.
Nov 17, 2015 Law360
added Nov 19, 2015 05:47
there’s an intriguing twist to the suits filed in Middlesex Superior Court last month. They are the product of a new Boston group that seeks to promote public health through the courts. And these lawyers are working on several fronts, not just tobacco. T
Apr 12, 2015 Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 12, 2015 12:39
has one of the world’s highest lung cancer rates. To examine ways to cut the number of smokers, they’ve turned to one of the world’s leading anti-tobacco campaigners, Judith Mackay, who has counseled kings, presidents and vigilantes in a three-decade war
Mar 5, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Mar 6, 2015 13:13
[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
Nov 17, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:19
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
Nov 3, 2016 Reuters
added Nov 3, 2016 21:33
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.
Aug 25, 2016 Law360
added Aug 26, 2016 16:07
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
Jul 7, 2016 Vice.com
added Jul 8, 2016 19:43