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[Florida] CVN Opening Statement of the Week: September 8

In this Engle progeny trial, Laura Shamp, representing plaintiff Ken Ellis, leads off her opening statement by describing the final days of Betty Owens, Ellis’s mother: Betty Owens died in a nursing home at the age of 57. Her lung cancer had spread to he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:00
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[Canada] Day 208: Lung Cancer and HPV???!

Today I learned that the financial rewards can be sizable. Dr. Barsky said he had earned over $3 million over the 20 years he has consulted ... Lung cancer is caused by lots of things. Sometimes there is no outside cause. You can only know if a cancer wa
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:38
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[Florida] Former Lawyer's Widow Awarded $1M in Trial Against Philip Morris Over Fatal Cancer

A Florida State Court jury Thursday awarded $1 million to the widow of a lawyer and real estate developer after finding Philip Morris responsible for his coronary artery disease and fatal lung cancer. Sommers v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-001464.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 8, 2017 21:58
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Hit With $5.4M Verdict In Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

awarded $5.4 million Wednesday to the widower of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer, finding that Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. each were partially responsible for the woman's smoking-related ailments and death and that they als
Law360
added Nov 18, 2016 00:10
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJ Reynolds With $18M Verdict For Husband's Death ($$)

slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $12 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny lawsuit brought by the widow of a retired U.S. Air Force serviceman who died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, bringing the total verdict to...
Law360
added May 18, 2016 16:40
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[Florida] Jury Told Tobacco Cos. Should Pay $15M For Lost Lung ($$)

smoker who lost a lung to cancer urged a Florida jury to award her $15 million plus punitive damages during closing arguments… saying the companies hid the dangers … Collar developed lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a degenerative di
Law360
added Jul 30, 2015 11:46
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[Massachusetts] PHAI Takes Cigarette Companies to Court

its newly formed Center for Public Health Litigation has filed lawsuits against two major tobacco companies and several local distributors on behalf of the families of two former smokers who suffered devastating disease from smoking cigarettes. “This is
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:08
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds Hit With $3M Punitive Verdict ($$)

ordered each of the companies to pay $1.5 million in punitive damages in the suit brought by Rose Pollari after slapping them earlier this week with $10 million in compensatory damages in the case. The jury had found that Pollari's husband Paul Pollari
Law360
added Mar 27, 2015 00:21
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer fights $1M fine over banned 'smoking' testimony that prompted new 4-week trial

Insurance defense attorney Nancy Raynor says her assets have been frozen and a lien put on her home because her witness had a slip of the tongue ... judge had ruled that jurors were not to hear that a deceased lung-cancer patient had been a smoker.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2015 17:11
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Chapter 15: Impact of Tobacco Control on Lung Cancer Mortality in the United States Over the Period 1975–2000—Summary and Limitations

Conclusions: Our results show the substantial impact of changes in smoking behavior since the 1950s. Despite a major impact of changing smoking behaviors, tobacco control effort are still needed to further reduce the burden of this disease.
Risk Analysis
added Sep 10, 2012 17:57
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