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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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[UK-Scotland] Chain-smoking crime clan head Mags Haney is to sue jail bosses claiming they are responsible for her lung cancer

THE convicted heroin dealer blames asbestos in Cornton Vale prison for her contracting the potentially deadly disease and has taken legal advice about her claim.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:39
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[Pennsylvania] Judge grants new trial in med-mal case after expert's smoking reference ($$)

A Philadelphia judge has granted a new trial in a medical malpractice case over an alleged delayed diagnosis of lung cancer after a defense expert testified in violation of the court's order that the plaintiff was a smoker.
Law.com
added Nov 2, 2012 15:11
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[Massachusetts] Heavy Smoking And Asbestos Brake Dust Blamed For Man’s Death At Lung Cancer Trial

- A Massachusetts state court jury heard opening statements on Friday in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a mechanic who died of lung cancer allegedly caused by years of heavy smoking and exposure to asbestos-containing brake dust.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:53
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[New Jersey] R.J. Reynolds Alerts Florida Court To Accutane Ruling In Mesothelioma Row ($$)

nolds Tobacco Co. cited the Aug. 1 ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court in In re: Accutane Litigation, No. 2017 079958, N.J. Sup., 2018 N.J. LEXIS 988, as “pertinent” to the Florida Supreme Court’s continued consideration of a dispute over application o
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 04:51
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[Florida] Appeals Court Scuttles Rare $8M Asbestos Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds, Crane Co.

A Florida appeals court has overturned a rare $8 million verdict in an asbestos-related mesothelioma lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co., finding that a trial court shouldn’t have allowed jurors to hear testimony from an expert whose o
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 18, 2016 00:03
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Ky. Panel Quashes Asbestos Injury Suit Against Lorillard ($$)

tossed a suit by a former Lorillard Tobacco Co. cigarette factory worker's widow blaming asbestos in the air and in free cigarettes for causing his mesothelioma, ruling that an erroneous jury instruction did not prejudice her case.
Law360
added Feb 18, 2014 01:04
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[New York] Ailing NY lawmaker sues over asbestos exposure Article

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy filed the lawsuit last month in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, said her attorney, Daniel Blouin. It names 70 companies that may have made or contained products that contained asbestos. McCarthy, 69, admits she has smoked cigaret
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2013 14:34
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[Massachusetts] RJ Reynolds Hit With $43M Verdict In Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

A Boston jury has awarded $43.1 million in damages after finding that the blame for a man’s fatal lung cancer lay with R.J. Reynolds but not with rival tobacco company Philip Morris or an auto parts firm accused of selling asbestos-laden brakes.
Law360
added Oct 16, 2018 17:54
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[Florida] Connecticut Top Court: Longshore Ruling Precludes Employer’s Asbestos Defense ($$)

precludes the employer from relitigating the issue, the Connecticut Supreme Court held...Welch testified that while tobacco use contributed to the decedent’s lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 18:36
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