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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
added Jul 22, 2014 12:40

[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
added Sep 28, 2013 17:48

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

[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

[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

[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

[Florida] Fla. Judge Blasts RJ Reynolds Atty Over Error In Openings ($$)

scolded an R.J. Reynolds attorney for erroneously telling jurors in an Engle progeny trial that a man who died of lung cancer had given up his parental rights, saying the attorney also failed to correct the error after a sustained...
added Mar 31, 2016 16:10

Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

A final vote by the commission could come as soon as this week, people familiar with the review said. The FTC is made up of three Democrats and two Republicans. A majority has to agree on a course of action. FTC staffers have spent months examining Reyn
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:34

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 1

After less than a full day of deliberations, the jury found Paul Baum, the deceased smoker at the center of the suit, did not have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.../ Ken Ellis’s suit stems from his mother’s death at 57 from lung cancer. Ellis clai
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 6, 2014 14:49

[Florida] Wrongful death case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. from the death of Margaret R. McEniry begins in Marion County, Fla.

Jury selection stops; tobacco trial delayed until September ... The lawsuit stems from the death of Margaret R. McEniry, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer in 1995.
Ocala (FL) Star-Banner
added Mar 12, 2013 14:47
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