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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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[North Carolina] Reynolds enters smoking cessation market

Tobacco company asks for smokers’ trust in helping them quit
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 26, 2012 20:32
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[Florida] GRAHAM, Plaintiff-Appellee v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al. Defendants-Appellants: EN BANC REPLY BRIEF FOR APPELLANTS R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY AND PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. (PDF)

The questions before this Court boil down to whether there is a way to give effect to the Engle jury’s strict-liability and negligence findings that both comports with due process and avoids a preemption problem. Plaintiff does not and cannot identify one
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 11, 2016 17:46
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Cleared Of $10M Liability In War Hero's Death ($$)

R.J. Reynolds escaped liability in an Engle progeny case after a man's family failed to prove he died of coronary artery disease to avoid losing the case on statute of limitations grounds.
Law360
added Nov 20, 2015 22:20
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[Florida] VIDEO: LARKIN V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO LIVETrial

Larkin (personal representative of the estate of Carole Larkin) claims R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co concealed the dangers of smoking cigarettes, which fueled his wife Carole Larkin's addiction to nicotine and caused her fatal cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 1, 2015 15:37
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Florida Supreme Court upholds Engle punitive damages

smokers ... would have to prove that the manufacturers made a fraudulent claim about the dangers of cigarette smoking between May 5, 1982, and May 5, 1994, and that they relied detrimentally on those fraudulent claims in continuing to smoke.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 3, 2015 22:15
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[Florida] SOWERS v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC.: JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE

IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED: Plaintiff, Mary Sowers, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charles Sowers, shall recover of Defendant, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company the sum of $2,125,000.00, plus post-judgment interest at the rate provided by 28 U.S
Law360
added Feb 13, 2015 09:12
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JIMMIE LEE BROWN (PDF)

Here, the trial court properly applied the Engle findings, instructing the jury on the issue preclusion effect of the Phase I findings, and making certain to submit the remaining elements of each legal theory to the jury for its determination. According
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Feb 18, 2013 11:52
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[Florida] King & Spalding Facing Sanctions After Tobacco Case Mistrial

King & Spalding will have to argue against sanctions in a tobacco case after an Atlanta partner's conduct caused a Miami judge to declare a mistrial. Attorney W. Randall Bassett made "premeditated, willful and egregious" comments during a five-day product
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:43
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[Florida] Million-Dollar Award, Plus Possible Punitives, in Tobacco Trial Over Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors Friday awarded $1 million, plus potential punitives, to a Florida widow who claimed two of the nation’s leading tobacco companies were responsible for her husband’s death following a half-century of smoking. Marchese v. Philip Morris, 2013-CV-00284
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:40
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