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[Florida] Lake Worth ex-smoker wins fraction of what she sought from cigarette-maker

While a Palm Beach County jury awarded Minnie Ford $1.023 million in damages last week after a roughly two-week-long trial, it decided that she was 85 percent responsible for her ailments which keep her tethered to an oxygen tank. So, the award was reduc
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Nov 21, 2016 21:16
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[Florida] Jones Day argues that federal law on smoking lawsuits should preempt state laws

recently argued before the Florida Supreme Court that in Florida courts, the liability and negligence claims of smokers are preempted by federal law. Katsas was arguing for tobacco company R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit filed by Phil Marotta whose father all
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:31
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[UK] Trump casts a shadow over BAT's $47bn bid for Reynolds

BAT shares are down almost 6pc since Mr Trump was elected and 13pc since it revealed its bid for Reynolds in October. The US company’s stock has meanwhile held flat on the chance of a takeover premium, meaning BAT shareholders already face a steeper bill
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:51
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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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Tobacco Cos.' Punitives Bump Lung Cancer Verdict To $6M ($$)

The punitive damages, $450,000 against Philip Morris and $200,000 against R.J. Reynolds, were a far cry from the $12.5 million that plaintiff Stanley Martin had requested a day earlier. "These companies, R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, only know one th
Law360
added Nov 20, 2016 17:09
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Research Reports on Cigarettes Equities -- Altria, Reynolds American, Philip Morris, and Vapor

Cigarettes constitute the single-largest class of tobacco products within the industry, accounting for an estimated 77.5% of revenue in 2016. As per retail sales data released by MSAI/IRI last August, premium cigarettes account for 75.2% of total cigarett
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2016 17:39
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[Florida] Philip Morris & RJR Hit with $5.5M Judgment, Plus Possible Punitives, at Trial Over New York Native's Fatal Cancer

liable in the lung cancer death of a New York native, slapping the tobacco giants with nearly $5.5 million in compensatory damages and finding punitives potentially warranted for conspiring to hide the dangers of their cigarettes for decades. Martin v. P
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:19
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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] $10M Verdict, After $6M in Punitives, Against Philip Morris & RJR for Ex-Nurse's Cancer, COPD

imposed a $6 million punitive verdict on R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris yesterday, completing a $10 million damage award against the tobacco giants for their role in a former nurse’s cancer and respiratory disease. Howles v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CV-034919
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:16
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Deserve $12.5M Punitive Hit, Widower Says ($$)

The $12.5 million figure represents about a day's excess profits for the companies, said plaintiff's attorney Eric Rosen of Kelley/Uustal. "These companies, R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, only know one thing," he said. "They only know one thing, and i
Law360
added Nov 18, 2016 22:01
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