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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

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $5M Verdict Over Veteran's Cancer Death ($$)

awarded $5 million to the widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer, slapping R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with a slim majority of the blame for his death but finding the company doesn't deserve to pay punitive damages.
added Aug 16, 2016 15:54

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes Widow $10M For Veteran's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to award her $10 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., saying its concealment of cigarettes' dangers robbed her of her husband
added Aug 14, 2016 15:15

[Florida] Federal Judge Denies Tobacco Plaintiff’s Motion To Reinstate Punitives ($$)

denied an Engle progeny plaintiff’s motion seeking to reinstate $20 million in punitive damages because the issue the plaintiff raised on appeal is better suited for the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to rule on
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 12, 2016 20:03

Florida Appellate Court Upholds $1.3 Million Judgment For Tobacco Plaintiff ($$)

affirmed a $1.3 million verdict against two tobacco companies in an Engle progeny suit, saying the state law tort claims pursuant to the original Engle findings do not prohibit states from selling cigarettes
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 12, 2016 19:51

[Florida] Big Tobacco's Preemption Args Can't Shake Engle Defeat ($$)

upheld a judgment for a smoker's estate in an Engle progeny case, rejecting R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris' arguments that federal law implicitly preempts relevant state-law tort claims and what the companies described as an effective ban on selling ciga
added Aug 12, 2016 18:49

[Florida] Big Tobacco Can't Ax $1.3M Engle Verdict ($$)

upheld a $1.3 million verdict for a smoker's widower in an Engle progeny case, finding R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris' arguments that federal law implicitly preempt relevant state-law tort claims were meritless and already rejected.
added Aug 12, 2016 00:52

R.J. Reynolds Seeks Inter Partes Review Of Electronic Cigarette Patent ($$)

A patented electronic cigarette is not entitled to the filing date of a parent patent pursuant to rulings by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in ICU Medical, Inc. v. Alaris Medical Systems, Inc. (558 F.3d 1368 [Fed. Cir. 2009]), Research Corp. Te
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 12, 2016 00:32

[Florida] Court Rules Against Tobacco Companies On Ban Question

A state appeals court Wednesday rejected arguments by two tobacco companies that part of a landmark Florida Supreme Court ruling amounts to an improper ban on selling cigarettes... a judgment in favor of the estate of Barbara Ruth Lourie, the tobacco com
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Aug 11, 2016 18:26

[Florida] Mistrial, as Jurors Deliberate Smoker's Claim RJR Caused Cancer That Took Her Larynx

After an emergency rendered a juror unable to continue deliberations, a Florida 11th Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case of a smoker suing the nation's second-largest tobacco company over the cancer that took her larynx. Morales v.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 7, 2016 04:06
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