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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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Jury Slaps R.J. Reynolds With $13.5M Total for Role in Smoker's Fatal Respiratory Disease

DeLand, FL—Jurors this week awarded $13.5 million to the family of a Florida smoker after finding R.J. Reynolds responsible for his respiratory disease-related death.  Brown v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017 30003 CI. Read more detail on Recent Health Care Law posts … Continue reading

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$19.5M Verdict Knocks R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Its Part in Florida Pawn Broker's Lung Cancer Death

Stock image.  New Port Richey, FL—Jurors this week awarded the family of a Florida smoker $19.5 million after finding R.J. Reynolds responsible for his fatal lung cancer.Graffeo v. R.J. Reynolds, 2016CA000233. Read more detail on Recent Medical Malpractice posts – … Continue reading

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