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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, 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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[Canada] GIFFORD-JONES: Mortality rate grim for lung cancer

lung cancer kills more women than breast and colon-rectal cancer combined. But there's hope for both sexes.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:56
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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] 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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How the American Cancer Society Fights Lung Cancer

takes a comprehensive approach to combatting lung cancer through funding research, providing information, and with services that help people with lung cancer and their families cope with the disease. The Society also takes an active role in fighting tobac
American Cancer Society
added Nov 18, 2014 11:14
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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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