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finding in favor of a Florida widow who claimed smoking the company's cigarettes contributed to her husband's death from lung cancer. At the end of a nine-day trial, the jury found that smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds legally caused Charles Sowe
Feb 12, 2015 Law360
added Feb 12, 2015 19:24
Tears came as two of her daughters and husband answered questions about her lifetime of smoking that they believe contributed to her death. Barbara's eldest daughter Connie Boykin said: "She was smoking all the time, all her waking hours she had a cigar
Feb 12, 2015 WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 12, 2015 10:46
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.
Jul 9, 2012 San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Jul 9, 2012 01:21
The punitive verdict comes after jurors awarded $10.5 million in compensatory damages to widow Barbara Jean Johnston — exactly what she had requested. The punitive damages award came in just shy of the $15 million that she had asked for.
Nov 3, 2016 Law360
added Nov 3, 2016 21:17
Jurors rejected Alicia Suarez’s claim that her husband Pio Suarez’s fatal lung cancer stemmed from an addiction to nicotine in cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris. Alicia Suarez had sought up to $50 million in compensatory damages, plus un
Sep 25, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 26, 2015 18:01
awarded a Florida widower $750,000 for the death of his wife, after finding that her four decades of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes, but not the company’s marketing tactics, caused her fatal lung cancer. Lewis v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-30058-CIC.
Sep 1, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 2, 2015 14:37
“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
Nov 7, 2014 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:34
The Gentile case against Philip Morris is a rare Florida tobacco lawsuit that is not among the thousands of "Engle progeny" cases against the nation’s cigarette companies. Unlike in Engle progeny lawsuits, where the issue of negligence has already been d
Oct 13, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:48
In this Engle tobacco litigation proceeding, Bernice McCall claims defendant Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which caused the lung cancer and death of Martin McCall.
Feb 18, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 18, 2016 15:42
"The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm," lead
Apr 24, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 24, 2015 13:19