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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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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared of Fault in $37.5M Claim Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer

jurors Thursday rejected the claimed link between the company’s cigarettes and his disease. Davis v. R.J. Reynolds...to conclude that, although nicotine addiction caused Booker Davis’ fatal lung cancer, R.J. Reynolds cigarettes were not the culprit.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 9, 2016 00:02
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Cigars Expose Smokers to Harmful, Cancer-causing Agents

“Cigar smokers have higher levels of exposure to harmful constituents, including cotinine, NNAL, and toxic metals, than non-tobacco users,” Chen said. “Once differences are accounted for in frequency of use, the levels of NNAL, a strong carcinogen, are c
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:34
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[California] LETTER: Smokers should pay

Boy! Talk about getting my dander up. The June 16 letter "Unfair taxation" really got to me. . . . . I am not willing to pay for your cancer research, when it is you who are choosing to cause yourself the cancer.
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Jul 9, 2012 01:21
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[Florida] Smoker's Actions Justify Limited Punitives, Engle Jury Finds ($$)

A Florida jury awarded only $400,000 in punitive damages on Friday against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds after finding they concealed facts important to the health decisions of a smoker who died of lung cancer in 1995. The second-phase trial for puniti
Law360
added Feb 19, 2017 02:01
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Hit With $12M Engle Verdict, Faces Punitives ($$)

awarded $12 million in compensatory damages to the widower of a woman who allegedly died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. also owes punitive damages for its role in concealing the dangers of tobacco...
Law360
added May 11, 2016 21:04
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[Florida] Jury Awards $0 to Smoker's Widow, Despite Linking RJR Cigarettes to Smoker's Cancer Death

found R.J. Reynolds cigarettes caused the lung cancer that killed a Florida smoker, but cleared Reynolds of financial liability in the case. Mobley v. R.J. Reynolds...attributed 95% of responsibility for the fatal cancer to Mobley himself and awarded no
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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Florida Judge Declares Mistrial In Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

in which a woman claimed that a tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking from her husband, which led to his lung cancer and death, because the judge gave contradictory jury instructions that may confuse the jury (Lorraine Olson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added May 25, 2017 21:11
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[Florida] Lung Cancer Suit Time Barred, Defense Argues as Trial Against R.J. Reynolds Opens

A Florida man who died of lung cancer after smoking 2 to 3 packs of cigarettes a day for nearly 50 years developed the disease after the bar date for filing a class action claim against the nation's tobacco companies, an attorney defending R.J. Reynolds
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 2, 2016 13:43
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