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[Florida] Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Smoking Cigarettes?

Mr. Gary later stated, “this jury sent a message and gave 23.6 billion reasons why you can’t lie to consumers.” Jeffery Raborn... said the latest verdict of $23.6 billion was “far beyond the realm of reasonableness and fairness.” Mr. Raborn said the com
Law.com
added Jan 28, 2015 11:35
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms RJ Reynolds' Win In Smoker's Suit ($$)

The jury had determined that Juan Ojeda was addicted to cigarettes and that they caused emphysema and lung cancer, but the cigarettes were not a legal cause of his death because R.J. Reynolds had presented contradictory evidence that said Ojeda died of c
Law360
added Jul 14, 2014 12:21
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[Florida, North Carolina] Filmmaker charged with trying to extort R.J. Reynolds

Joseph Patrick Kelly is accused of threatening to release some footage he shot for Reynolds of a mock trial, unless the company donated $15,000 to a Kickstarter campaign for a horror film ... "Well, from the photos attached you can probably see some impo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 4, 2014 15:24
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[Florida] Jury Awards Nothing to Smoker's Widow in Trial Against RJR, Despite Finding Cigarettes Caused Smoker's Death

Jurors this week found a Florida smoker's cancer and death were caused by R.J. Reynolds cigarettes, but shut out the smoker’s widow on her claim for damages against the tobacco company. Shadd v. R.J. Reynolds
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2017 13:12
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[Florida] $23B Verdict Pushes Big Tobacco To Rethink Engle Strategy ($$)

experts say the unprecedented size of the award could still nudge Big Tobacco toward settling cases in Florida. After a four-week trial, a Florida state court jury slammed the tobacco giant Friday with the largest award in any Engle tobacco case in a wro
Law360
added Jul 22, 2014 12:40
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[Florida] Fla. Court Grants New Trial In $20M RJ Reynolds Case ($$)

A Florida appeals court granted a new trial Wednesday for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which claimed it had been unable to present part of its defense in a trial that led to a $20 million award for the widow of a smoker who died of chronic obstructive pulmo
Law360
added Sep 28, 2013 17:48
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Florida Supremes Hear Back-To-Back Tobacco Cases

Reynolds came before the Florida Supreme Court Thursday in two back-to-back liability cases. Even though the cases raise different questions, they both spring from a class action suit begun in mid-nineties.
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:31
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[Florida, North Carolina] Ruling allowing Engle evidence in future trials makes it harder for tobacco companies in smoking lawsuits

Philip Morris USA spokesman Brian May said the more than 200-page dissenting opinion “provides strong legal ground for review by the U.S. Supreme Court,” May said. “Although we disagree with the decision, it will not meaningfully change the trial struct
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Florida] Tobacco Defense Vets Take On 'Engle' Newcomer At Trial Over Smoker's Death

The vast majority of Engle trials to date have been handled by local Florida-based plaintiff attorneys, so seeing an out-of-state plaintiffs firm take an Engle case to trial is relatively rare. Representing the defendants are two litigation powerhouses t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56
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[Florida] Smoker's Widower Awarded $12M in Cancer Trial Against RJR, with Punitives Still to Come

A jury Wednesday awarded $12 million, plus potential punitive damages, to the widower of a Florida smoker for the role R.J. Reynolds played in the woman’s cancer death. Dion v. R.J. Reynolds, 13CA5673.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 12, 2016 18:14
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