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[Florida, New York] Philip Morris, RJR Say Settlement Bars Fla. Widow's Case ($$)

told a Florida appeals court Tuesday that it should reverse a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow, saying a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications ... barred her claims against them..."agreed not to sue any other
Law360
added Jun 10, 2015 14:55
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[Florida] Attorneys Spar Over Cause of Contractor's Deadly Cancer, as Trial Against Philip Morris Begins

Attorneys Tuesday battled over what led a building contractor to smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years and what ultimately caused the lung cancer that killed him, as trial began in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris. Freem
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:24
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[Florida] Million-Dollar Award, Plus Possible Punitives, in Tobacco Trial Over Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors Friday awarded $1 million, plus potential punitives, to a Florida widow who claimed two of the nation’s leading tobacco companies were responsible for her husband’s death following a half-century of smoking. Marchese v. Philip Morris, 2013-CV-00284
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:40
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $9 Million Verdict Against Cigarette Companies

The jury found that Mr. Oshinsky was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes and that his addiction caused his lung cancer in 1993 and his death in 2000. They found that he reasonably relied on statements and omissions made by Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R
MarketWired
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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[Florida] $21M Award to Smoker's Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds$21M Award to Smoker’s Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds

After more than two days of deliberations, a jury awarded Diane Schleider $21 million in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit ... The verdict, which rejected a claim for punitive damages, found that Schleider’s husband, Andrew, was addicted to nicotine,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:38
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[Florida] These Lawyers Helped Win $13.5M Tobacco Award to Widow of Man With Lung Cancer

Outcome: The jury decided Wilcox was addicted to cigarettes and his addiction was the legal cause of his lung cancer and death. It found Wilcox 30 percent at fault and Reynolds 70 percent at fault. The jury also found Wilcox relied to his detriment on Re
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Oct 23, 2014 11:34
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Largely Avoid Blame In Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

Reynolds and Philip Morris on Friday emerged largely unscathed from a nearly $5 million Engle progeny trial, with jurors finding a deceased smoker mostly to blame for her own cancer and emphysema and awarding just $65,000, but finding that the tobacco gia
Law360
added Jul 2, 2016 17:47
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Cleared in $15M Lung Cancer and COPD Suit

Jurors answered “no” to the initial questions of whether Fannie Collar, a smoker for 50 years according to her attorneys, was addicted to nicotine and whether that addiction caused her lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Collar, 81, w
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:03
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[Florida] Tobacco Powerhouses Targeted Smoker as a Child, Lawyer Claims as Cancer Trial Opens

Attorneys battled over whether tobacco industry deception or a smoker’s own decisions caused her fatal lung cancer, as trial over the woman's death opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris Tuesday. Varner v. R.J. Reynolds.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2016 01:57
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Win $17M Cancer Death Trial ($$)

A Florida jury on Tuesday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. not liable in a $17 million trial over the lung cancer death of a longtime smoker, saying that while she was addicted, the addiction was not a legal cause of her...
Law360
added Jun 21, 2016 16:46
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