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More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC

"Flavored tobacco products are enticing a new generation of America's youth into nicotine addiction, condemning many of them to tobacco-related disease and early death," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sai
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 30, 2015 15:02
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[Florida] Team Wins $14.5 Million Verdict for Broward Smoker

A Weston woman who developed oral cancer after smoking for more than 30 years obtained a $14.5 million verdict—including $8 million in compensatory damages and $6.5 million in punitives... "A monumental and historical result for a foreign-born smoker of
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:49
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[Florida] Judge thrown off tobacco case due to ‘hostility’ against attorney

The alleged exchange, which was confirmed by Schlesinger’s law partner, illustrates ongoing animosity and justifies Perrotto’s claims that she can’t get a fair shake from Sasser, the appeals court said. The ruling means another judge will review the tria
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jul 16, 2015 01:17
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NO SMOKING IN AUSTRIAN RESTAURANTS STARTING IN 2018

A complete smoking ban in all Austrian restaurants and other food providers has been passed by the national authorities. It will start on May 1st, 2018. Hotels and other accommodation services will have the option to provide strictly separated smoker roo
Tourism Review.com (cz)
added Jul 13, 2015 10:00
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[Florida] Pioneering Plaintiff's Lawyer Is the Feature on this Week's Engle Trading Card

This week's attorney: First appeared before CVN courtroom cameras in 2011. Tried 4 of his 5 CVN Engle cases in the 11th Judicial Circuit. Successfully tried the first Engle claim involving coronary disease. 2015_GUESS_WHO_ENGLE_CARD2_web
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 11, 2015 13:41
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[Florida] Gary Paige of Gordon & Doner and Alex Alvarez of Alvarez Law Firm Obtain $46.5 Million in Compensatory and Punitive Damages against R.J. Reynolds in Big Tobacco Lawsuit

Jurors find R.J. Reynolds liable and award Thomas and Bettye Ryan $21.5 million in compensatory and $25 million in punitive damages for smoking-related COPD.
PR Newswire
added Apr 22, 2015 18:44
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds' $8.5M Engle Loss Upheld By Fla. Appeals Court ($$)

Because we find that sufficient evidence existed for the jury to conclude that Mr. Ballard was addicted to Reynolds' cigarettes containing nicotine, and that this addiction was the legal cause of his bladder cancer, the trial court properly denied Reynold
Law360
added Mar 19, 2015 12:21
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[Canada] Harper Government Moves Forward in Restricting Flavoured Cigars That Appeal to Youth

Amendments would close the loophole that allowed the marketing of certain flavoured cigars
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2015 17:23
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 5

After three days of jury selection, trial opened Thursday in Jose Vila's suit seeking damages for the loss of his larynx, which he claims was caused by smoking-related throat cancer. Vila, 60, began smoking at 15 and continued the habit for more than 24
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 10, 2015 15:20
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[Florida] 2014 CVN Engle Progeny Awards: The Law Firm Finalists

This week, we are highlighting the law firm finalists. The winner in each category will be announced December 30... The Case for Jones Day: Jones Day had the best year among the more prolific Engle defense firms, winning 50% of its verdicts. Perhaps just
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:31
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