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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] 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] 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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[Florida] Product Liability MVP: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker ($$)

Jones Day partner Stephanie Parker’s success in defending R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the first of nearly 4,500 federal cases that have sprung from the Florida Supreme Court’s Engle decision has earned her a spot on Law360's list of Product Liability MV
Law360
added Dec 17, 2012 01:12
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[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes...Kerrivan, a r
Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2014 21:27
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Florida appeals court denies punitive damages against Reynolds

In a second-quarter report filed in July, Reynolds listed 34 Engle progeny cases in which a jury verdict has been rendered against the company and either the compensatory and/or punitive damages have been set or are under appeal. The list provides the pe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 4, 2014 14:17
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[Florida] People Can Still Sue Tobacco Companies Over Health

It will also create the biggest target for more lawsuits related to the harmful effects of tobacco use...But fear of lawsuits...has taken a backseat to fears of being left behind in the consolidation of the tobacco business. Higher taxes, more public educ
24/7 Wall Street
added Jan 17, 2017 19:16
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[Florida] Tobacco or Asbestos? Cancer's Cause in Smoker a Key as Trial Opens Against R.J. Reynolds

As trial opened this week over the lung cancer of a Florida plasterer who smoked for more than 50 years, opposing attorneys debated the cause of the disease and its link to R.J. Reynolds cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2015 15:17
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[Florida, New York] Philip Morris, RJR Say Settlement Bars Fla. Widow's Case ($$)

told a Florida appeals court Tuesday that it should reverse a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow, saying a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications ... barred her claims against them..."agreed not to sue any other
Law360
added Jun 10, 2015 14:55
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