Headlines Tagged with Altria/Philip Morris — 14,811 headlines found
[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
With medical marijuana now legal in nearly half the country and pot now a legal retail item in Washington and Colorado, it would make sense that the nation’s tobacco companies would be seeing the potential for making green from green. And a new report unc
Jun 3, 2014 The Consumerist (blog)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:18
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
Altria said on Tuesday that its second-quarter profits tripled, as the maker of Marlboro cigarettes in the US successfully increased prices and sold more smokeless products.
Jul 25, 2012 Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:24
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
In a filing made public Monday, Richmond-based Altria Group Inc., which owns Black & Mild maker John Middleton Co., voiced concerns that the proposal may force them to abandon or change the brand name. The company argues the brand name isn't intended to
Aug 11, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 11, 2014 15:08
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