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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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[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...
Law360
added Mar 31, 2016 16:10
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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
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[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
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[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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[Florida] Reynolds Rejected by Court on $20 Million Smoker Award

The justices today refused to hear a joint appeal from R.J. Reynolds and Vector Group Ltd. (VGR)’s Liggett unit. A jury said the two companies were responsible for the death of Janie Mae Clay, who smoked for 40 years and died in 2003 of lung disease.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 29, 2012 14:39
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[Florida] Jackson County Man Dies After Winning Tobacco Company Civil Suit

Back in March, a Jackson county jury agreed with Emmon Smith that R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company caused his lung cancer, which he was diagnosed with 20 years ago.
WMBB-TV (Panama City, FL)
added Sep 6, 2012 08:18
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[Florida] BUONOMO vs. R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Respondent. (PDF)

THIS COURT HAS JURISDICTION OVER THE FOURTH DISTRICT’S DECISION BECAUSE, IN ITS DECISION, THE FOURTH DISTRICT RELIED ON A DECISION THIS COURT HAS ACCEPTED JURISDICTION OVER AND BECAUSE THE FOURTH DISTRICT’S DECISION CONFLICTS WITH A DECISION OF ANOT
Supreme Court of Florida
added Mar 20, 2014 13:17
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