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[Florida] Cigarette Makers Launch New Bid to End Engle Woes ($$)

Tobacco companies facing thousands of smoker lawsuits in Florida filed their ninth batch of U.S. Supreme Court petitions last week, claiming that the Florida courts are trampling on their constitutional rights in the so-called Engle progeny litigation.
Litigation Daily
added Apr 7, 2014 14:37
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[Florida] Litigation Funding Could Tip Scales In Engle Tobacco Cases ($$)

LawFinance Group ... said... the timing was right to enter the Engle field by putting together a portfolio of available financing for plaintiffs and plaintiffs attorneys defending verdict awards on appeal by the tobacco companies.
Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:05
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[Florida] Supreme Court OKs $20-Million Smoker Award

Leaves door open for additional lawsuits in Florida
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 27, 2012 06:54
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[Florida] US Supreme Court ends decades of delays, demands Big Tobacco pay verdicts

Nearly two decades after a Volusia County woman stopped breathing, the tobacco company courts said owed her family $17 million now will have to pay, and there’s no more getting around it. Jacqueline Miller was 64, not yet retired as a caretaker, when
Florida Times-Union
added Jun 13, 2014 11:20
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Supreme Court Turns Down Florida Tobacco Cases

refused to take up appeals filed by tobacco companies in 10 Florida lawsuits filed by sick smokers or their family members. The Supreme Court did not explain its reasons for declining to hear the appeals, which were filed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Phi
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jun 9, 2014 17:02
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[Florida] No. 13-191: Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., Petitioners v. James L. Douglas, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charlotte M. Douglas

Sep 12 2013 Supplemental brief of respondent James L. Douglas, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charlotte M. Douglas filed. (Distributed) Sep 13 2013 Reply of petitioner R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company filed. (Distributed)
Supreme Court of the United States
added Sep 19, 2013 12:30
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[Florida] Reynolds Rejected by Court on $20 Million Smoker Award

The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a $20 million award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and a second cigarette maker, rebuffing the tobacco industry's latest effort to derail thousands of Florida suits.
Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2012 16:23
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[Florida] $20M award in smoking lawsuit against RJR, Liggett will stand

A $20 million award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Vector Group Ltd.'s Liggett unit will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a joint appeal by the two cigarette makers.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Nov 26, 2012 16:18
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[Florida] High Court Won't Hear Tobacco Cos.' Engle Challenge ($$)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC's call to review a $20 million judgment against them in an Engle progeny case, despite the companies' argument that their due process rights have been violated.
Law360
added Nov 26, 2012 16:25
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[Florida] Biz Groups Back Tobacco Cos.' Engle Appeal In High Court ($$)

Business groups last week threw their support behind tobacco companies that are asking the nation's highest court to review the Florida Supreme Court's decision to allow plaintiffs who were members of the landmark Engle class action to use findings from t
Law360
added Sep 19, 2013 13:21
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