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Jury Finds COPD-Related Claim Against RJR, Philip Morris Time-Barred

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 12, 2018 1:25:01 PM

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Miami—Jurors Thursday cleared R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris of responsibility for a Florida man’s respiratory disease, after finding the claim time-barred. Ortiz v. Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds, 2008CA000847.

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Topics: Ortiz v. Philip Morris, Florida, Engle Progeny, tobacco

Attorneys Argue Tobacco Industry's Role in Smoker's COPD, as Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris Starts

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 3, 2018 8:30:58 AM

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Miami— Attorneys Monday argued over what role tobacco industry messaging played in a Florida smoker's respiratory disease, as trial opened against the nation's two largest cigarette makers. Ortiz v. Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds, 2008CA000847.

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Topics: Ortiz v. Philip Morris, Florida, Engle Progeny, tobacco