Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines — All


[Florida] VIDEOS: Hubbird v. R J Reynolds Tobacco Co

plaintiff, the stepdaughter of David R. Ellsworth, claims defendant is responsible for Ellsworth's smoking addiction...Damages: Pain and Suffering - $3,000,000.00 Phase 2 - Punitive damages - $25,000,000.00
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:34

[Florida] $7 MIllion in Compensatory Damages to Plaintiff in Wilcox v. R.J. Reynolds, Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit

a jury awarded $7 million in compensatory damages and found R.J. Reynolds liable for punitives in an Engle progeny wrongful death suit. Robert Wilcox, the son of deceased smoker Cleston Wilcox, sued R.J. Reynolds on behalf of his mother Lorraine Wilcox,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:31

[Florida] Attorneys Dispute Issue of Addiction in Closing Arguments of Gore v. R.J. Reynolds Engle Progeny Suit

In closing arguments today, counsel debated whether Gloria Gore, the deceased smoker at the center of one of Florida’s Engle progeny tobacco suits, was a nicotine addict whose smoking ultimately killed her, or was a smoker-by-choice who enjoyed her cigare
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:30

[Florida] Judge Declares Mistrial in Engle Progeny Tobacco Case That Found Punitive Liability Without Compensatory Award

A day after a jury found tobacco defendants liable for possible punitive damages but awarded no compensatory damages to an Engle progeny plaintiff, Judge Cynthia Cox granted the parties’ agreed-upon motion for a mistrial. Gore v. R.J. Reynolds.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:29

Jury Declares Tobacco Defendants Liable for Possible Punitive Damages, Awards No Compensatory Damages in Engle Progeny Suit

jury this afternoon found tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for possible punitive damages to the surviving husband of a long-time smoker in his Engle progeny tobacco suit. However, the jury refused to award compensatory damages
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:28

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of August 18

Each Friday, we’ll highlight the week’s Engle progeny proceedings and provide a look ahead to next week.... Heather Irimi, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al. Rodd-cross-exam On cross-examination, Lisa Rodd testifies that she did not know
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:26

FTC Puts Reynolds' $27B Lorillard Buy To Antitrust Test ($$)

FTC's second request for information will extend the waiting period under federal law for an additional 30 days after the parties have complied, according to Reynolds' SEC filing. The parties said they still expect the deal to close in the first half of 2
added Aug 29, 2014 21:24

[Oklahoma] Tulsa World Editorial: Protect children from e-cigarette marketing ($$)

New data underline the need to tighten regulations on electronic cigarettes being marketed to youth. The 2013 Oklahoma Youth Tobacco Survey shows that almost 8 percent of Oklahoma high school students and about 3 percent of Oklahoma middle school studen
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 29, 2014 20:07

[Hawaii] Bill raising Honolulu smoking age advances

The Honolulu City Council's Public Safety and Economic Development Committee has advanced a bill to raise the legal smoking age to 21.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 20:06

[Saudi Arabia] Young men rent flats to smoke shisha

The shisha ban in Jeddah cafes has contributed to the rise in prices of small flats which are now in demand by Saudis to smoke shisha. Shishas have been banned on health grounds, alongside other forms of smoking, with the Health Ministry campaigning for t
Arab News (sa)
added Aug 29, 2014 20:05
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines