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$3M Verdict Hits R.J. Reynolds for Lung Cancer That Killed Florida Man Years After He Quit Smoking

Stock image.  Fort Pierce, FL—Jurors last week handed down a $3 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds for the role it played in the lung cancer death of a Florida man who had quit smoking 11 years before developing the disease. … Continue reading

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R.J. Reynolds Cleared of Fault in Tobacco Trial Over Florida Grandmother's Death

Stock image.  Miami— R.J. Reynolds was cleared Friday of responsibility for the death of a South Florida grandmother who smoked for more than 40 years. Cohen v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA-018677. Read more detail on Recent Health Care Law posts – … Continue reading

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Jury Clears R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Death

Stock image.  Miami—R.J. Reynolds was cleared of liability Wednesday for the cancer death of a 52-year-old Florida smoker who switched to the company's cigarettes after emigrating from Cuba. Eulalia Lopez v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 2008-CA-76453. Read more detail on Recent … Continue reading

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$12M+ Suit Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer Goes to Jury

Stock image.  Venice, FL—Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. … Continue reading

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Jurors Award Ex-Smoker $375K But Find Her 90% at Fault for Her COPD in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

Stock image.  Jacksonville, FL—Jurors Thursday linked R.J. Reynolds cigarettes to a Florida smoker’s lung disease, but they placed the majority of blame on the smoker, and their $375,000 verdict was a fraction of what she sought against the tobacco giant. … Continue reading

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