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$37M Award Slams Philip Morris & RJR at Trial Over Smoker's Cancer, COPD Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 28, 2019 6:02:00 PM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL—A Florida state court jury hit the nation’s two largest tobacco companies with a $37 million total damage award for the role it found the companies played in a woman’s death after losing a lung to cancer. Mahfuz v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2007-CV-036743.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Mahfuz v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris

Trial Begins Against RJR, Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death After Losing Lung to Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 15, 2019 11:37:04 AM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL—Attorneys debated what drove a Florida woman to smoke up to two packs a day until cancer cost her a lung, as trial over her death began last week against the nation’s two largest tobacco companies. Mahfuz v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2007-CV-036743.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Mahfuz v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris