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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Gets $340K Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The jury ruled that Merle Zamboni’s husband, Robert Edward Hoover, was addicted to cigarettes, which was a legal cause of his fatal lung cancer, putting Hoover in the so-called Engle progeny of smokers. Hoover was 60 percent liable for his death, but Phi
Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 19:50
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[Florida] Ferraro Team Says Victim's Job Was To Smoke, Die

Kaiser told the jury that adenocarcinoma was one of two primary lung tumors responsible for Ellsworth's death. Dr. Robert Cerfolio, a renowned thoracic surgeon at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, testified both cancers combined to kill Ellsworth.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:31
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Slammed With $9M Verdict In Engle Trial ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $3 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny trial over a longtime smoker's lung cancer death, adding to a $6.1 million compensatory verdict awarded in the...
Law360
added Sep 24, 2016 15:06
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[Florida] Cause of Smoker's Death a Key Question in Trial Topping the Engle Progeny Review for the Week of March 9

Questions surrounding what killed Paul Pollari took center stage as the trial in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds opened Monday. Describing Pollari’s emergency trip to the hospital for a bleeding gastric ulcer just days before he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 14, 2015 15:37
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

plaintiff, the personal representative of the estate of her husband Jay Morse claims defendants fraudulently concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered her husband's addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately caused her husband's lung cancer and death.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:17
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[Florida] Smoker's Widower Awarded $1.5M In Engle Trial ($$)

The jury in Fort Lauderdale reached the decision after about a day of deliberations. Philip Morris was 25 percent responsible for Virginia Varner's death, and Varner herself bears the other 75 percent of the blame, jurors found.
Law360
added Jul 20, 2016 10:04
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $4 Million Verdict Against 3 Cigarette Companies

jury found that Nicholas Perrotto was addicted to cigarette smoking and that smoking cigarettes manufactured by the companies were the legal cause of Perrotto's lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
MarketWired
added Nov 26, 2014 17:07
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Challenges Engle Tort Liability In Fla. Court ($$)

plaintiff Phil Marotta...successfully argued his strict liability claim in trial court... On appeal, R.J. Reynolds argues that the jury's conclusion should be overturned because the verdict either relies on a theory that all cigarettes are defective — an
Law360
added Oct 13, 2015 17:31
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[Florida] Jury Places Blame On Smoker, Makes RJR Pay Just $5K ($$)

found a Polish-American immigrant who died of lung cancer 98 percent responsible for her own lung cancer death, returning a paltry $5,000 verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. The verdict came hours after the plaintiff's attorneys asked jurors to awa
Law360
added Oct 5, 2015 23:18
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $11.5M Verdict In Nurse's Death

slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $6.5 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit brought by relatives of a chain-smoking registered nurse and addiction counselor who died of lung cancer, adding to the $5 million compensatory verdict it awarded the pla
Law360
added May 21, 2016 01:32
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