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Click to open document 03/27/2017 NOTICE-DISCRETIONARY JURIS (DIRECT CONFLICT) PT Gwendolyn E. Odom BY: PT David Joseph Sales 794732
Click to open document 03/31/2017 ACKNOWLEDGMENT LETTER-NEW CASE-PAY FEE Supreme Court Florida FSC BY: Supreme Court Florida FSC
Click to open document 03/31/2017 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) Any attorney involved in the above case who is not a member of The Florida Bar should immediately file a proper motion pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.510, if they wish to have this Court consider them as counsel of record. Failure to file a proper motion could result in the imposition of sanctions, including striking the pleading listing the foreign attorney as counsel of record.
Click to open document 03/31/2017 PAY CASE FILING FEE-300 PT Gwendolyn E. Odom BY: PT David Joseph Sales 794732
03/31/2017 Fee Paid Through Portal
Click to open document 03/31/2017 JURIS INITIAL BRIEF PT Gwendolyn E. Odom BY: PT David Joseph Sales 794732 with appendix
Click to open document 04/20/2017 NOTICE-AMICUS CURIAE INTENT TO APPEAR MP Courtney Brewer 890901 BY: MP Courtney Brewer 890901 Florida Justice Association
Click to open document 04/24/2017 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (JURIS BRIEF) RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: WE Eric L. Lundt 861715 RESPONDENT'S UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE AND SERVE ANSWER BRIEF ON JURISDICTION
Click to open document 04/24/2017 MOTION-TOLL TIME RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: WE Eric L. Lundt 861715
Click to open document 04/25/2017 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (JURIS BRIEF-RESPONDENT) Respondent's Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File and Serve Answer Brief on Jurisdiction is granted and respondent is allowed to and including May 25, 2017, in which to serve the jurisdictional answer brief. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied.
Click to open document 05/25/2017 JURIS ANSWER BRIEF RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Val Leppert 97996 ANSWER BRIEF ON JURISDICTION OF RESPONDENT R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY
Click to open document 06/06/2017 MOTION-COUNS WITHDRAWAL RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: WE Eric L. Lundt 861715 Joint Motion for Leave to Permit Eric L. Lundt and Robert C. Weill to Withdraw as Counsel of Record for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Click to open document 06/07/2017 ORDER-COUNS WITHDRAWAL GR The Joint Motion for Leave to Permit Eric L. Lundt and Robert C. Weill to Withdraw as Counsel of Record for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is hereby granted.
Click to open document 12/05/2017 ORDER-JURIS ACCEPT/BRIEF SCHED (OA LATER DATE) The Court accepts jurisdiction of this case. Petitioner's initial brief on the merits must be served on or before December 26, 2017; respondent's answer brief on the merits must be served twenty days after service of petitioner's initial brief on the merits; and petitioner's reply brief on the merits must be served twenty days after service of respondent's answer brief on the merits. The Clerk of the Fourth District Court of Appeal must file the record which must be properly indexed and paginated on or before February 5, 2018. The Clerk may provide the record in the format as currently maintained at the district court, either paper or electronic. Oral argument will be set by separate order. Counsel for the parties will be notified of the oral argument date approximately sixty days prior to oral argument.
Click to open document 12/26/2017 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PT Gwendolyn E. Odom BY: PT David Joseph Sales 794732 Petitioner's Initial Brief
Click to open document 12/26/2017 APPENDIX-MERIT BRIEF PT Gwendolyn E. Odom BY: PT David Joseph Sales 794732 Petitioner's Appendix
Click to open document 01/04/2018 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS) RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Val Leppert 97996 Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Serve Merits Answer Brief
Click to open document 01/04/2018 MOTION-TOLL TIME RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Val Leppert 97996 Respondent's Request to Toll Time
Click to open document 01/04/2018 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS) Respondent's Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Serve Merits Answer Brief is granted, and respondent is allowed to and including February 21, 2018, in which to serve the answer brief on the merits. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied. All other times will be extended accordingly.
Click to open document 01/05/2018 MOTION-AMICUS CURIAE MP Courtney Brewer 890901 BY: MP Courtney Brewer 890901 Unopposed Motion of the Florida Justice Association for Leave to File Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioner
Click to open document 01/05/2018 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF) MP Courtney Brewer 890901 BY: MP Courtney Brewer 890901 Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Serve Amicus Brief
Click to open document 01/05/2018 MOTION-TOLL TIME MP Courtney Brewer 890901 BY: MP Courtney Brewer 890901 Florida Justice Association's Request to Toll Time
Click to open document 01/08/2018 ORDER-AMICUS CURIAE GR The Unopposed Motion of the Florida Justice Association for Leave to File Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioner filed by Florida Justice Association is hereby granted and they are allowed to file brief only in support of the petitioner. The Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Serve Amicus Brief filed in the above case by Florida Justice Association is granted and said amicus curiae is allowed to and including January 12, 2018, in which to serve the initial brief on the merits. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied. All other times will be extended accordingly.
01/08/2018 RECORD/TRANSCRIPT Hon. Lonn Weissblum D4 BY: Hon. Lonn Weissblum D4 Record on Appeal - Filed Electronically.
Click to open document 01/12/2018 AMICUS CURIAE INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS MP Florida Justice Association FJA BY: MP Courtney Brewer 890901 Amicus Brief of Florida Justice Association in Support of Petitioner -- Stricken January 22, 2018, for non-compliance with rule 9.220. Appendix should be a separately-filed document.
Click to open document 01/16/2018 ORDER-BRIEF STRICKEN (NON-COMPLIANCE) The Amicus Brief of Florida Justice Association in Support of Petitioner with appendix, which was filed with this Court on January 12, 2018, does not comply with Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.220 and is hereby stricken. Florida Justice Association is hereby directed, on or before January 22, 2018, to file an amended brief with amended appendix as a separate PDF document. Per rule 9.220, the amended appendix must be properly bookmarked, indexed, and consecutively paginated so that the page numbers displayed by the PDF reader exactly match the pagination of the index.
Click to open document 01/16/2018 AMICUS CURIAE INITIAL AMD BRIEF-MERITS MP Florida Justice Association FJA BY: MP Courtney Brewer 890901 Amended Amicus Brief of Florida Justice Association in Support of Petitioner
Click to open document 01/16/2018 APPENDIX-MERIT BRIEF MP Florida Justice Association FJA BY: MP Courtney Brewer 890901 Appendix to Amended Amicus Brief of Florida Justice Association in Support of Petitioner
Click to open document 02/07/2018 MOTION-AMICUS CURIAE MR Florida Defense Lawyers Association BY: MR Kansas R. Gooden 58707 Florida Defense Lawyers Association's Motion for Leave to Appear as Amicus Curiae in Support of the Respondent
Click to open document 02/08/2018 ORDER-AMICUS CURIAE GR The motion for leave to file brief as amicus curiae filed by Florida Defense Lawyers Association is hereby granted and they are allowed to file brief only in support of the respondent. The brief by the above referenced amicus curiae shall be served pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.370(c).
Click to open document 02/08/2018 NOTICE-APPEARANCE RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Jeffrey Alan Cohen 57355 Notice of Appearance and Designation of Email Addresses
Click to open document 02/21/2018 ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Val Leppert 97996 Answer Brief of Respondent R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Click to open document 03/01/2018 MOTION-AMICUS CURIAE MR Florida Justice Reform Institute FJRI BY: MR Jason Gonzalez 146854 Florida Justice Reform Institute's Motion for Leave to Appear as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent
Click to open document 03/01/2018 ORDER-AMICUS CURIAE GR The motion for leave to file brief as amicus curiae filed by Florida Justice Reform Institute is hereby granted and they are allowed to file brief only in support of respondent. The brief by the above referenced amicus curiae shall be served pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.370(c).
Click to open document 03/02/2018 AMICUS CURIAE ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS MR Florida Defense Lawyers Association BY: MR Kansas R. Gooden 58707 Amicus Brief of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association in Support of Respondent R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Click to open document 03/05/2018 AMICUS CURIAE ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS MR Florida Justice Reform Institute FJRI BY: MR Jason Gonzalez 146854 Brief of Amicus Curiae Florida Justice Reform Institute in Support of Respondent
Click to open document 03/07/2018 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS PT Gwendolyn E. Odom BY: PT David Joseph Sales 794732 Petitioner's Reply Brief
Click to open document 03/07/2018 MOTION-ATTORNEYS FEES PT Gwendolyn E. Odom BY: PT David Joseph Sales 794732 Petitioner's Motion for Appellate Attorneys' Fees
Click to open document 03/07/2018 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (AMD) PT Gwendolyn E. Odom BY: PT David Joseph Sales 794732 Petitioner's Corrected Certificate of Service for Reply Brief & Motion for Appellate Attorney's Fees
Click to open document 03/23/2018 RESPONSE RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Val Leppert 97996 Response to Petitioner's Motion for Appellate Attorney's Fees
Click to open document 03/23/2018 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Val Leppert 97996 Respondent's Request for Oral Argument
Click to open document 03/28/2018 ORDER-OA SCHED (PREV ACCEPTED) The Court previously accepted jurisdiction. The Court will hear oral argument at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2018. A maximum of twenty minutes to the side is allowed for the argument, but counsel is expected to use only so much of that time as is necessary. NO CONTINUANCES WILL BE GRANTED EXCEPT UPON A SHOWING OF EXTREME HARDSHIP.
Click to open document 04/19/2018 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Val Leppert 97996 Unopposed Verified Motion for Admission to Appear Pro Hac Vice Pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.510
Click to open document 04/19/2018 PAY PRO HAC VICE FEE-100 RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Val Leppert 97996
04/19/2018 FEE PAID-PRO HAC VICE RS R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company RJR BY: RS Jeffrey S. Bucholz
Click to open document 04/20/2018 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Jeffrey S. Bucholz, on behalf of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, is hereby granted and counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), was received by this Court on April 19, 2018.