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Florida AG fights for allegedly overdue payments from tobacco industry

A three-way dispute between two tobacco companies and the state of Florida attorney general's office has lead to a haze of confusion. In February, according to a report by the Winston-Salem Journal, ITG Brands filed a lawsuit against tobacco giant RJ Re
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 7, 2017 12:52
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[Florida] Engle Widower Assails Cigarette Ad Blitz As Trial Opens ($$)

The widower of a Florida woman who died of lung cancer told a jury on Thursday that she was lured to smoking by a cigarette industry whose $250 billion in advertising spending over 65 years drowned out messages about smoking's dangers.
Law360
added Feb 3, 2017 13:44
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[Florida] Jury Awards $10 Million In Engle Progeny Suit To Woman With COPD ($$)

awarded a woman found to have developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) $6 million in punitive damages, bringing the total award in her Engle progeny suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. to $10 million (Mary Howle
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 21, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] $1M Verdict for Smoker with Late-Stage Emphysema in Trial Against RJR

Jurors took a little more than 4 hours to conclude R.J. Reynolds was liable for Minnie Ford's emphysema, which the jury found was caused by nicotine addiction and tobacco industry fraud. However, the 15th Circuit Court jury's $1.023 million award was a f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:18
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[Florida] $7.5M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, Thumps R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Army Vet's Deadly Cancer

Jurors also found punitive damages potentially warranted against the cigarette giant for its part in a tobacco industry conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking that Barbara Johnston claims caused her husband Franklin "Jim" Johnston, 60, to die from lun
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 3, 2016 16:43
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Man's Cancer Death, Widow Tells Jurors ($$)

The widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying it conspired with other tobacco companies to hide the dangers of cigarettes until it was too late.
Law360
added Oct 22, 2016 18:15
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[Florida] Million-Dollar Punitive Disparity in Tobacco Trial Possibly Caused by Differences in Marketing, Defense Tactics, Attorney Says

Key differences in modern-day tobacco marketing may have led a tobacco company defendant to receive double the punitive verdict of the co-defendant... Notably, however, jurors hit R.J. Reynolds with $2 million of the punitive verdict, despite the fact the
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:41
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Sunday School Teacher Death, Kin Say ($$)

Relatives of a former Sunday school teacher who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury to find Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds liable for his death, saying the tobacco giants conspired to hide the dangers of cigarettes from him until it was too late....
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:39
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Gets New Trial In Mesothelioma Appeal

overturned an $8 million asbestos verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. on Wednesday, saying a court allowed expert witnesses who didn't meet the standards for rigorous evidence. Richard DeLisle was diagnosed with mesothelioma and claim
Law360
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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Florida Jury Awards $5 Million To Widow In Tobacco Suit ($$)

awarded the estate of a man who died from lung cancer as a result of smoking cigarettes $5 million in compensatory damages after finding that the deceased was a member of the Engle class (Hazel Mathis v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2007-CA-47118, Fla.
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 16, 2016 22:53
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