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[Florida] SOMMERS V. RJ REYNOLDS

Stefanny Sommers, on behalf of the Estate of Bert Sommers, claims that defendnat tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering Bert Sommers' addiction to cigarettes, which caused Bert's smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 22, 2017 01:03
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. CYNTHIA ROBINSON: An appeal from the Circuit Court for Escambia County. (PDF)

Where, as here, a litigant repeatedly ignores court rulings and exhibits flagrant disregard for the bounds of proper argument, it is not enough to simply sustain objections and offer flaccid admonishments such as “move along” or “finish up.” The trial
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 27, 2017 17:13
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“Philip Morris” hampers “Grand Tobacco” activity in Russia

the matter refers to the case currently examined in the Moscow Arbitration Court, where Philip Morris disputes the “confusing similarity” between its product with a trademark Marlboro and that of Ararat produced by Grand Tobacco.
Panorama.am (am)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:25
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[Florida] Jury Slaps RJR With $6.4M Verdict, but $0 Punitives, in Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Emphysema

awarded $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema, but handed down a $0 punitive verdict Thursday, one day after finding R.J. Reynolds potentially liable for punitives for its role in the smoker's death. Prentice v. R.J. Reynold
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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3 Lawsuits Filed Against FDA ‘Deeming’ Regulations

three lawsuits have been filed seeking to either enjoin and overturn the entire set of deeming regulations or prevent the application of a specific provision to particular tobacco products. On May 10, 2016, Nicopure Labs LLC filed a lawsuit in the United
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 1, 2016 21:44
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[Florida] Supreme Court deals another blow to tobacco industry

For the second week in a row, Florida Supreme Court justices have ruled against the tobacco industry's attempts to fend off costly lawsuits about illnesses and deaths linked to smoking. Justices, in a 5-2 ruling Thursday, rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco C
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 25, 2016 03:45
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[Florida] $350K Award to Widow After Jury Clears Philip Morris of Liability for Smoker's Death

awarded $350,000 to the widow of an alcohol abuse counselor who developed cancer after 40 years of smoking, but rejected the case's wrongful death claim and cleared cigarette maker Philip Morris of the lion’s share of liability. McCall v. Philip Morris,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2016 11:53
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Multiple tobacco product use among US adolescents and young adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

54% were single product users, 25% dual users and 21% multiple users....Nearly half of current adolescent and young adult tobacco users in this study engaged in dual and multiple tobacco product use; the majority of them used products that fall outside cu
Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2016 16:04
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Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking and Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking Among Young Adults in the United States, 2012–2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Current waterpipe smoking is associated with susceptibility to cigarette smoking among young adults in the United States. Longitudinal studies are needed to demonstrate causality between waterpipe smoking and initiation of cigarette smoking.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Feb 19, 2016 21:25
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[Florida] VIDEOS: BERNICE MCCALL V. PHILIP MORRIS: LIVETrial ($$)

In this Engle tobacco litigation proceeding, Bernice McCall claims defendant Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which caused the lung cancer and death of Martin McCall.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 18, 2016 15:42
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