Headlines Tagged with Altria/Philip Morris — 14,679 headlines found
the foreperson asked to speak with the judge about something “wrong” that occurred during the trial. The plaintiff seeks to pervert the purpose of the rule to prevent any inquiry into potential misconduct...The petition for writ of certiorari is denied
Mar 19, 2014 Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 20, 2014 13:11
Transnational Tobacco Company Interests in Smokeless Tobacco in Europe: Analysis of Internal Industry Documents and Contemporary Industry Materials
BAT's early interest in introducing SLT in Europe was based on the potential for creating an alternative form of tobacco use in light of declining cigarette sales and social restrictions on smoking, with young people a key target. We conclude that by inve
Sep 11, 2013 PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:11
[Florida] $36M Total Verdict, Largest CVN-Covered Engle Award So Far in '17, Smacks Tobacco Cos. in Lung Cancer Trial
verdicts totaling $36 million to the family of a smoker who died from lung cancer they claim was caused by a sweeping conspiracy to hide the dangers of cigarettes. Wallace v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA052862. The award includes $12 million in compensatory da
Oct 24, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:51
Florida appeals court has affirmed a $12.5 million verdict favoring a smoker with heart disease after concluding that his counsel’s closing remarks were not so prejudicial that defendant Philip Morris USA Inc. was denied a fair trial.
May 19, 2015 Reuters
added May 19, 2015 19:33
On Monday, the 66-year-old Spring Hill resident will walk into the Hernando County Government Center, hoping a jury will find that the manufacturers of the cigarettes he smoked for years are partly to blame for his lung disease. Observers say Rizzuto vs.
Aug 10, 2013 St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Aug 10, 2013 01:00
In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments . . . SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacco lobby.
Dec 30, 2012 Florida Times-Union
added Dec 30, 2012 15:08
hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $3 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny trial over a longtime smoker's lung cancer death, adding to a $6.1 million compensatory verdict awarded in the...
Sep 23, 2016 Law360
added Sep 24, 2016 15:06
Philip Morris has paid about $13.8 million in judgments in those Engle cases, according to the company’s annual report to shareholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The company said it will record a charge against its re
Feb 26, 2015 Richmond.com
added Feb 26, 2015 07:58
Plaintiffs’ theories of recovery and the defenses raised in pending smoking and health, health care cost recovery and “Lights/Ultra Lights” cases are discussed below. The table below lists the number of certain tobacco-related cases pending in the United
Oct 24, 2013 Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 30, 2014 12:08
said Cheryl Searcy, whose mother Carol LaSard died of smoking-related lung cancer, should not have been awarded punitive damages because she did not present evidence that LaSard in particular was damaged by the tobacco companies' alleged conspiracy to con
Feb 13, 2014 Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:09