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Florida Jury Clears Philip Morris of Responsibility for Marlboro Smoker's Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 23, 2022 2:29:49 PM

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Miami, FL— Philip Morris prevailed Wednesday at trial over the death of a Florida Marlboro cigarette smoker, after jurors concluded he did not have primary lung cancer. Monzon v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-000110. 

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

Origin of Marlboro Smoker's Deadly Cancer a Key Question as Trial Opens Against Philip Morris

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 16, 2022 1:39:20 PM

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Miami, FL— Attorneys debated whether Marlboro cigarettes were responsible for a Florida man’s cancer death, as trial opened Monday against Philip Morris.  Monzon v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-000110. 

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Monzon v. Philip Morris

UPDATE: $15.4M+ Total Verdict Against RJR at Trial Over 50-Year-Old Smoker's Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 25, 2022 12:08:50 PM

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Update 2/25/22: This story has been updated to reflect the punitive award issued in the case. 

Clearwater, FL— Jurors this week handed down a $15.495 million total verdict against R.J. Reynolds for the role they found the tobacco giant played in the lung cancer death of a 50-year-old Florida man. Giambalvo v. R.J. Reynolds, 18-001663-CI-15. 

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Giambalvo v. R.J. Reynolds

Trial Begins Against RJR Over 50-Year-Old Smoker's Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 8, 2022 4:32:57 PM

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Clearwater, FL— Attorneys Monday argued over what drove a Florida man to smoke for decades, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds over his cancer death. Giambalvo v. R.J. Reynolds, 18-001663-CI-15.

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Topics: Engle Progeny, Florida, Giambalvo v. R.J. Reynolds

Jury Awards $9.75M at Trial over 80-Year-Old Ex-Smoker's Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 1, 2022 3:58:47 PM

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Tampa, FL— Jurors last week handed down a $9.75 million verdict at trial against R.J. Reynolds over an 80-year-old former smoker's death from respiratory disease. Long v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000499.

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