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The Third District Court of Appeal on Wednesday upheld a $10 million jury award to a man who started smoking when he was 7. The defendant in the products liability case is R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. The appeals court issued a brief opinion that doesn't ex
Jul 30, 2014 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 30, 2014 16:27
a three-judge panel said the 2006 Florida ruling applies to several thousand cases against cigarette makers pending in federal courts in that state.... “We cannot say that the procedures, however novel, adopted by the Supreme Court of Florida to manage t
Sep 7, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Sep 9, 2013 13:33
[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $2 Million Verdict Against Big Tobacco; Jury Finds Companies Responsible for Woman's Cancer Death
"This was an important case to the Cohen family, to plaintiffs and to those smokers who have been mercilessly hooked to the addictive powers of nicotine -- which the cigarette companies early on denied existed, only to watch as millions of people couldn'
May 3, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 3, 2013 23:30
A Florida appeals court on Friday reversed part of a ruling in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny case, finding that a smoker is not necessarily excluded from a class because he died outside of Florida.
Aug 31, 2012 Law360
added Sep 1, 2012 21:32
The owner of Rib Mountain Liquor and Tobacco Outlet says a judge granted a temporary restraining order today allowing them to fire up the machines again.
Aug 17, 2012 WSAW CBS 7 (Wausau, WI)
added Aug 18, 2012 19:43
Ministry officials said it is believed that the growth of tobacco farms is due in part to the fact that some are selling their product to underground manufacturers. They said by registering each farm it will be easier to follow the leaf and the money.
Apr 23, 2015 Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:28
The government’s plan includes a ban on smoking in restaurants, higher prices for tobacco and alcohol, more graphic warnings on cigarette packets, more limits on video gambling parlors, and fines for “operators of facilities in which drunk children would
Jan 19, 2016 Transitions Online
added Jan 19, 2016 17:04
won an $11 million verdict for a Florida smoker against cigarette maker Philip Morris. The Duval County, Florida, jury on July 31 came back with the plaintiff's verdict after a three-week trial, finding that plaintiff Elaine Jordan has suffered $7.8 mill
Aug 8, 2015 Daily Report
added Aug 8, 2015 14:06
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a $20 million judgment they say shows their due process rights are being trampled in Engle progeny cases — but only if the Florida high court rules against them i
Sep 14, 2012 Law360
added Sep 19, 2012 14:31
Four tobacco companies must pay $75.35 million in damages to the widow of a Lauderhill smoker who died from bladder cancer and heart disease
Jun 1, 2012 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jun 1, 2012 03:33