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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Beat $3M Engle Suit At Trial ($$)

suit brought by a woman alleging their cigarettes caused her lung cancer and disease, with a Florida jury finding that her ailments did not develop within the class period.... the sides sparred over whether Elizabeth Ann Smith was sick by November 1996, t
Law360
added Feb 24, 2016 20:52
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[Florida] Jury Finds Smoker's Diseases Arose After Class Action's Bar Date, Clears Tobacco Cos. in $3M Trial

A jury Monday concluded a Florida woman did not have cancer or respiratory disease within the time required for membership in a class action against the nation’s tobacco companies, clearing Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds of liability in her suit. Smith v
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 24, 2016 19:38
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[Florida] Fla. Court Upholds $30M Tobacco Award Despite Misgivings ($$)

affirmed a $10 million compensatory damages award and $20 million punitive damages award for Vernell Smith … judges said that despite the thin evidentiary basis for such a large award in the case, they reluctantly had to affirm the judgment under the prec
Law360
added Nov 22, 2013 12:16
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[North Carolina] Missouri Supreme Court upholds damages in tobacco case

The Missouri Supreme Court upheld this week a $1.5 million punitive damages judgment for a Kansas City-area family in a long-running lawsuit against a tobacco company. The court's ruling Tuesday affirmed the 2009 judgment against Brown & Williamson Tobac
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 11, 2013 21:30
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[Missouri] Summary of SC92961, Lincoln Smith, et al. v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation (PDF)

Court en banc holds: Because the court of appeals’ mandate in the first appeal did not address any issues concerning what evidence could be presented at the retrial of punitive damages, and because the circuit court did not err in overruling either the Sm
The Missouri Judiciary
added Sep 11, 2013 21:27
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[Missouri] LINCOLN SMITH, ET AL. v. BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION / APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY (PDF)

Because the court of appeals' mandate in Smith I did not address any issues concerning what evidence could be presented at the retrial of punitive damages, and because the circuit court did not err in overruling the Smiths' motion for new trial or B&W's m
The Missouri Judiciary
added Sep 11, 2013 21:23
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[Missouri] Mo. Supreme Court upholds $1.5M tobacco judgment

upheld a $1.5 million punitive damages judgment for a Kansas City area family in a long-running lawsuit against a tobacco company. The court's ruling Tuesday affirmed the 2009 judgment against Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. for the family of Barbara Sm
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 11, 2013 14:14
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[Missouri] Jury for Kool cigarettes lawsuit shrinks award

Kansas City (MO) Star
added Aug 25, 2009 00:00
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[Missouri] Jury selection set for new trial in $20 million tobacco judgment

AP - Associated Press
added Jul 27, 2009 00:00
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[Missouri] Tobacco case moves ahead

Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2008 00:00
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