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Motley Rice, Venable Attorneys Face Off as Rare Florida Non-Engle Tobacco Trial Opens Against Philip Morris

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Dec 7, 2018 4:55:39 PM

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Topics: Capone v. Philip Morris, tobacco, Florida

Attorneys Debate Cause of Smoker's Death as Trial Against R.J. Reynolds Opens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 30, 2018 6:21:15 PM

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Tampa, FL— Attorneys Thursday debated whether R.J. Reynolds was responsible for the death of a Florida mother of 9, as trial opened against the tobacco giant. Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds, 10-A-016308.

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Topics: Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds, tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida

$7.25M Award Hits R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Florida Man's Heart Disease

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 30, 2018 9:11:18 AM

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Miami—Jurors awarded $7.25 million to a Florida man for the heart disease it found was caused by a decades-long addiction to R.J. Reynolds cigarettes. Rouse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017-CA-017202.

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Topics: Rouse v. R.J. Reynolds, Florida, Engle Progeny, tobacco

Jury Finds Smoker Completely Responsible for Fatal Cancer, Clears RJR in Engle Tobacco Trial

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 16, 2018 10:57:34 AM

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Orlando, FL— R.J. Reynolds prevailed Thursday at trial over the lung cancer death of a 49-year-old smoker, when a Florida state court jury found the smoker completely responsible for the disease. Hochreiter v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015CA003926.

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Topics: Hochreiter v. R.J. Reynolds, Florida, Engle Progeny, tobacco

As Trial Opens Against RJR, Attorneys Argue Whether Smoker's Heart Disease Claim Is Time Barred

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 15, 2018 6:50:06 PM

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Topics: Rouse v. R.J. Reynolds, tobacco, Florida, Engle Progeny