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[Florida] Fla. Justices Shut AG Out Of Oral Args In Asbestos Case ($$)

The brief order rejects Florida Attorney General Pamela Bondi’s request to appear at oral arguments to support using the stricter so-called Daubert standard....Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane in 2016 after finding a lower court allowed expert witnesses wh
Law360
added Feb 14, 2018 03:58
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[Florida] $8M RJ Reynolds, Crane Asbestos Verdict To Remain Nixed ($$)

appeals court Wednesday declined to rethink its decision to overturn an $8 million asbestos verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. after finding a lower court included expert testimony that was not backed by reliable data. The appellate
Law360
added Nov 10, 2016 17:55
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New York Jury Attributes Lung Cancer To Cigarettes In John Crane Asbestos Case ($$)

A New York judge on Aug. 12 entered judgment on a July 21 verdict in which a jury found that cigarette use — and not asbestos exposure from John Crane Inc. — caused a man’s lung cancer (Charles K. Zammit and Raye Zammit v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., et a
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 30, 2016 17:30
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Ron Motley, Who Spearheaded Tobacco Suits, Dies at 68

Motley pioneered the development of mass-tort litigation to sue tobacco makers... “He despised it when people were hurt through corporate misconduct, and he thrived on getting them justice,” McConnell said. For Motley, representing smokers who developed
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2013 02:06
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[South Carolina] Ronald Motley, famed asbestos and tobacco lawyer, dead at 68

Ronald L. Motley, the hard-charging Mount Pleasant trial attorney who spearheaded billion-dollar lawsuits against the asbestos and tobacco industries, then launched a daring legal crusade to identify al-Qaida’s financiers, died Thursday. He was 68. An o
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Aug 22, 2013 22:58
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[Florida] Fla. Justices To Mull Reinstating $8M Mesothelioma Verdict ($$)

high court will review an appeal seeking to reinstate a $8 million verdict against a cigarette company and an industrial manufacturer filed by a man who said he developed mesothelioma due to exposure from cigarette filters and gaskets the companies made 6
Law360
added Jul 14, 2017 22:22
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British American Tobacco reaches $575 mln Flintkote settlement | Reuters

The agreement was reached by BAT's Canadian subsidiary Imperial Tobacco Canada in a litigation case which started in 2006 and related to issues dating back to 1986 and 1987.
Reuters
added Dec 19, 2014 16:22
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Asbestos, Smoking and Lung Cancer: Valuing the Venue and Verdict

interested parties may seek to lobby their respective legislatures to rethink the application of negligence, strict liability and apportionment of damages in the limited context of smoking lung cancer asbestos claims, or permitting evidence of contributor
Law.com
added Dec 1, 2014 17:37
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[North Carolina] Judge Authorizes Disclosure of Asbestos Evidence

said the names of people who sued Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC before it filed for bankruptcy and who cast creditors’ ballots in the In re Flintkote Co. bankruptcy can be disclosed to Imperial Tobacco.
National Law Journal
added Aug 27, 2014 10:46
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[Kentucky] Divided Ky appeals court upholds dismissal of asbestos-laden cigarette lawsuit

The widow of a former cigarette factory worker lost her bid on Friday for a new trial seeking compensation for her husband's death, contending that he died of exposure to asbestos while working and smoking at a factory that made cigarettes. The 2-1 decis
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2014 12:15
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