Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,595 headlines found
What this means is that, as a matter of law in Massachusetts, any cigarette sold that addicts or maintains the nicotine addiction of consumers is defective. That would include just about every cigarette sold in Massachusetts.
Jun 11, 2013 Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 11, 2013 13:58
King & Spalding will have to argue against sanctions in a tobacco case after an Atlanta partner's conduct caused a Miami judge to declare a mistrial. Attorney W. Randall Bassett made "premeditated, willful and egregious" comments during a five-day product
Aug 22, 2016 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:43
[Florida] $21M Award to Smoker's Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds$21M Award to Smoker’s Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds
After more than two days of deliberations, a jury awarded Diane Schleider $21 million in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit ... The verdict, which rejected a claim for punitive damages, found that Schleider’s husband, Andrew, was addicted to nicotine,
Nov 19, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:38
Geraghty's argument was, in part, that tobacco addiction was common knowledge even a century before Rizzuto's birth. Henningfield, an addiction expert who works as a consultant and teaches at Johns Hopkins University, testified in favor of Rizzuto begin
Aug 17, 2013 Hernando (FL) Today
added Aug 18, 2013 10:38
The six-member jury needed about three hours to reach a verdict for the tobacco maker, finding that Ethel Gray’s husband, Willie Gray, had not been addicted to Reynolds cigarettes. Addiction is one of several elements Engle progeny plaintiffs must prove.
May 22, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2015 16:00
[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Announces That Jurors Hold Philip Morris USA Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy
returned a verdict of $27,010,000.14 ... “The addition of 14 cents is just as meaningful as the $20 million before it,” stated Mr. Byrd. “The jury understood our society should protect 14 year olds, not target them for profits as the cigarette industry do
Sep 19, 2014 Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
Jurors found James “J.R.” Ewing’s nicotine addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, but determined the disease did not cause Ewing’s death in 2009. And while jurors concluded R.J. Reynolds cigarettes were responsible for Ewing
Jan 30, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 30, 2016 06:02
true underdog story about two old-school crackers (Harold Lewis And Florida Gov. Chiles) who took on the previously undefeated tobacco industry to win the precedent setting $18 billion dollar settlement (that saved Florida's budget after Hurricane Andrew)
Nov 20, 2013 Publishers Marketplace
added Nov 20, 2013 16:56
Attorneys battled over whether tobacco industry deception or a smoker’s own decisions caused her fatal lung cancer, as trial over the woman's death opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris Tuesday. Varner v. R.J. Reynolds.
Jul 7, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2016 01:57
A Florida jury on Tuesday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. not liable in a $17 million trial over the lung cancer death of a longtime smoker, saying that while she was addicted, the addiction was not a legal cause of her...
Jun 21, 2016 Law360
added Jun 21, 2016 16:46