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Florida Jury Awards $10.6M at Trial Against RJR Over Cancer Death of Woman Who Began Smoking at 31

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 3, 2019 9:04:17 AM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL— A Florida state court jury smacked R.J. Reynolds this week with a $10.6 million total verdict for the role it found the company played in the lung cancer death of a Florida woman. Hamilton v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019632.

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Topics: tobacco, Florida, Hamilton v. R.J. Reynolds

Attorneys Debate Whether RJR Is Responsible for Cancer Death of Woman Who Started Smoking at 31

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 27, 2019 6:41:30 PM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL— Attorneys last week squared off over what role, if any, R.J. Reynolds and tobacco industry messaging played in the lung cancer death of a Florida woman, as trial opened against the tobacco giant. Hamilton v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019632.

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