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[Florida] PAULINE BURKHART, Plaintiff - Appellee, versus R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Defendants - Appellants. (PDF)

This case...has remained pending on appeal...awaiting resolution of other appeals in this Court and the Florida Supreme Court. With the benefit of those decisions...considering the parties’ written and oral arguments, we affirm the District Court’s judgme
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
added Mar 12, 2018 16:12
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Affirms $7.5M Tobacco Award In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

ruling that the district court did not err in its instructions to the jury or in failing to declare a mistrial after a medical incident in the courtroom...The appeals court upheld the $5 million compensatory damages award and $2.5 million punitive damages
Law360
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49
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[Florida] Tobacco companies lose appeal in ‘Engle' case

The appeals court ruled in favor of Pauline Burkhart, who began smoking in the 1950s and continued until the 1990s and alleged that smoking caused the disease commonly known as COPD. A jury ruled in Burkhart’s favor, awarding $5 million in compensatory
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:43
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Two Reynolds cigarette brands defy downward sales trend

Newport and Natural American Spirit proved to be the only shining light for February, according to a leading tobacco industry analyst As a result, No. 2 Newport, made by Reynolds American Inc., continued to chip away at No. 1 Marlboro’s market share, as
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 7, 2018 16:08
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[Florida] Michigan Law Bars Smoker's $10M Award, Fla. Judges Hear

Two tobacco companies appealing a $10 million jury award...the trial judge erred in allowing the jury to award more than just compensatory damages since Michigan law, the state where Howles lived and smoked for most of her life, applies and doesn't allow
Law360
added Mar 7, 2018 04:12
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[Florida] RJR & Philip Morris Cleared of Punitive Liability for Smoker's Death, 5 Years After Compensatory Award

A state court jury last week cleared R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris of punitive liability for the role the tobacco companies played in the death of a Florida smoker. Starr-Blundell v. R.J. Reynolds
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 5, 2018 21:11
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Study finds majority of adults erroneously link nicotine to cancer

is playing a role in smokers not believing there is a significant reduced-risk harm difference between traditional cigarettes and e-cigs... Reynolds...formed a partnership with PinneyAssociates...for consumers who want to eliminate or reduce nicotine cons
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 5, 2018 15:52
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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

Izzarelli, then of Norwich, sued the Winston-Salem, N.C., company in 1999 after having her larynx removed at age 36 due to laryngeal cancer. She had started smoking Salem Kings menthol cigarettes in the 1970s, at age 13, during a time when the company re
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:57
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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up cigarette-maker R.J. Reynolds' appeal of former Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli's $28 million jury award for smoking-related cancer, a development her attorney said signals that Connecticut is a favorable
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 3, 2018 02:32
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[Florida] Appellate court affirms award for widower in cigarette case

denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking... The appellate court remanded the case back to trial court to “award compensatory d
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:59
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