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[New York] Judge Allows Cigarette-Related Lawsuit to Proceed

Supreme Court Justice Sherry Heitler ... said that the 82-year-old plaintiff, Gladys Correnti, had adequately pleaded fraud and negligent misrepresentation against the filter maker, Hollingsworth & Vose Co. She also ruled that there were issues of fact as
New York Law Journal
added Mar 13, 2014 17:57
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[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45
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[New York] Judge Allows Cigarette-Related Lawsuit to Proceed

A cigarette filter maker could be legally tied to a cigarette company and therefore is potentially liable for the company's misrepresentations, a Manhattan judge has ruled in allowing a woman's mesothelioma-related lawsuit to go to trial.
New York Law Journal
added Mar 18, 2014 22:11
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[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters

In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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[Missouri] Woman claims cigarettes contained asbestos, caused cancer

A tobacco company allegedly secretly included asbestos in one of its cigarette brands in the 1950s, which cause mesothelioma, a lawsuit said. Katherine S. Jones filed the lawsuit July 9 in U.S. District Court in Missouri against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Legal NewsLine
added Aug 1, 2015 09:42
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Game-Changer: Closely Watched Case Could Change Florida's Evidence Rules

The case pits plaintiff Richard DeLisle and his wife, Aline, against industrial manufacturers Crane Co., Hollingsworth & Vose Co. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., as successor by merger to Lorillard Tobacco Co. DeLisle, a cancer patient, linked his mesothe
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:27
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[Iowa] Tullys suing tobacco company ($$)

The widow and children of former Dubuque Mayor Thomas Tully have filed suit against maker of Kent cigarettes, which claimed its product had 'the greatest health protection."
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Apr 2, 2013 09:07
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[Iowa] Tullys suing tobacco company [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]

The estate of former Dubuque mayor Thomas A. Tully filed a suit against Lorillard Tobacco Co. and 14 others for Tully, who died at the age of 69 in April 2010. The trial is set for Jan. 14, 2014, with an estimated length of two weeks. ... Besides Lorilla
InsuranceNewsNet.com
added Apr 18, 2013 22:50
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Gets New Trial In Mesothelioma Appeal

overturned an $8 million asbestos verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. on Wednesday, saying a court allowed expert witnesses who didn't meet the standards for rigorous evidence. Richard DeLisle was diagnosed with mesothelioma and claim
Law360
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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Lawsuits continue over asbestos in Kent cigarette filters

Some 13 billion Kents were smoked from March 1952 until May 1956 using the “Micronite” filter containing a deadly form of asbestos. Sixty years later, the legal fallout continues. Lorillard settled roughly 90 cases in a recent two-year period. About 60 m
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Nov 1, 2013 08:55
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