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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 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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[Florida] $34 million 'big tobacco' verdict in Pensacola

Garry O'Hara, a 50-year-old man who died of lung cancer 15 years after he had quit smoking..."If Americans only knew what these companies concealed ...what they knew about smoking and lung cancer and nicotine addiction," Mark Avera, a lawyer who represent
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Sep 15, 2015 13:31
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[Florida] $7.1M Verdict Slams Philip Morris in Trial Over Virginia Slims Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer

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
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:48
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[Florida] $5.4M Verdict, Plus Potential Punitives, Slaps Tobacco Cos. for Woman's Lung Cancer Death

Jurors awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages to the family of a 2-pack-a-day smoker who died of lung cancer, and found punitive damages potentially warranted after concluding the nation's largest tobacco companies concealed the dangers of the cigar
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:30
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Accused of Responsibility for Woman's Fatal Cancer, as Trial Begins

A woman’s hopeless addiction to cigarettes was driven by tobacco deceit that led to her fatal lung cancer, an attorney for the woman’s widower said ...Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:16
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Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

Experts say the promising figures reflect success in both treating and heading off cancer in the body's four most vulnerable sites -- the lungs, colon, breasts and prostate. .. Advances in lung cancer are tied directly to fewer people smoking, while the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 30, 2015 21:07
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $2.1M Jury Verdict In Smoker's Death ($$)

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
Law360
added Feb 12, 2015 19:24
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[Florida] Tobacco trial continues in Charlotte County

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
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 12, 2015 10:46
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