Here are some of the Court's precedent-setting findings:

Smoking cigarettes causes life-threatening diseases that include aortic aneurysms, bladder cancer, cerebrovascular disease, cervical cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary heart disease, esophageal cancer, kidney cancer, laryngeal cancer, lung cancer, complications of pregnancy, oral cavity/tongue cancer, pancreatic cancer, peripheral vascular disease, pharyngeal cancer, and stomach cancer.

The nicotine in cigarettes is addictive.

Big Tobacco placed on the market cigarettes that were defective and unreasonably dangerous.

The tobacco industry purposely omitted or concealed information about the adverse health effects and addictive nature of smoking cigarettes.

Big Tobacco intentionally misrepresented information about the health effects of cigarettes and their addictive nature.

All of the defendant tobacco companies named in this lawsuit were negligent.

The Florida Supreme Court has issued a mandate in the Engle v. Liggett Class Action, requiring Engle Class members to take action and file individual lawsuits by On January 11, 2008.

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FLATB would like to assist you in your pursuit of potential claims against big tobacco. Due you or a loved one meet the criteria necessary for an attorney client consultation? Take a minute to answer the questions below. Once your information is reviewed, qualified participants will hear from a firm representative.

Was the injured person a regular smoker of tobacco products?

Was the injured person a citizen of the State of Florida as of November 21, 1996?

Was the injured person suffering from tobacco related diseases and/or medical conditions as of November 21, 1996?

Has the injured person been diagnosed with any of the following?

Aortic Aneurysm
Bladder Cancer
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Cancer
Chronic Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease
Coronary Heart Disease
Esophageal Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Laryngeal Cancer
Lung Cancer (specifically: Adenocarinoma; Large Cell Carcinoma; Small Cell Carcinoma; Squamous Cell Carcinoma)
Complications of Pregnancy
Oral Cavity/Tongue Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Pharyngeal Cancer
Stomach Cancer

Is the person deceased?


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