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California Superior Court Judge Rules for Philip Morris USA in “Lights” Class Action

A California Superior Court judge today issued his final decision in favor of Philip Morris USA’s (PM USA) in a 16-year-old class-action “Lights” cigarette case (Brown). The court rejected plaintiffs’ efforts to impose as much as a billion dollars in liab
Altria Group, Inc.
added Sep 24, 2013 21:44
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[North Carolina] Missouri Supreme Court upholds damages in tobacco case

The Missouri Supreme Court upheld this week a $1.5 million punitive damages judgment for a Kansas City-area family in a long-running lawsuit against a tobacco company. The court's ruling Tuesday affirmed the 2009 judgment against Brown & Williamson Tobac
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 11, 2013 21:30
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JIMMIE LEE BROWN (PDF)

Here, the trial court properly applied the Engle findings, instructing the jury on the issue preclusion effect of the Phase I findings, and making certain to submit the remaining elements of each legal theory to the jury for its determination. According
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Feb 18, 2013 11:52
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[Florida] Appeals Court Limits Use of Jury Findings by Tobacco Plaintiffs

Complex ruling allows both sides to claim a win
Consumer Affairs
added Jul 26, 2010 00:00
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[Florida] BROWN v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY

Leagle
added Jul 24, 2010 00:00
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[Florida] Ruling Gives Tobacco Lawsuits New Life

Appeals Court Allows Previous Jury Findings Be Used In New Lawsuit
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Jul 24, 2010 00:00
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[Florida] Federal court rules in Fla. smoker cases

Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jul 23, 2010 00:00
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[Florida] 11th Circuit's tobacco ruling leaves both sides claiming victory in Jacksonville cases

Florida Times-Union
added Jul 23, 2010 00:00
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[Florida] Tobacco suit rules change

Court says plaintiffs must prove 2 factors
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 23, 2010 00:00
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Watershed appeal in Florida case clarifies that there are no special rules for Engle progeny cases (PDF)

Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 22, 2010 00:00
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