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[Missouri] Punitive claims in smoking lawsuit head back to Jackson County court

The claims of a smoker’s family will come back to Jackson County Circuit Court for a third trial after an appellate ruling handed down Tuesday. The family of Barbara Smith, who died in 2000 after smoking Kool cigarettes for decades, initially won $500,00
Kansas City (MO) Business Journal
added Oct 2, 2012 16:33
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What it means to be a whistleblower

While Wigand did not take down the tobacco industry, his information aided in lawsuits that ended up costing the industry hundreds of billions of dollars. His decision to come forward got him an undesirable amount of attention from the media and as well
KERA (Dallas, TX)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:28
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How Top U.S. Law Firms Get Away With Paying Women Less

In January 2014, the law firm Chadbourne & Parke hired Kerrie Campbell ...At various times it represented Winston Churchill, Howard Hughes, Brown & Williamson tobacco
Bloomberg News
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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SEC FILINGS DETAILS: 8-K Current report filing

As of July 25, 2016, BAT indirectly (through B&W and LSL) was the beneficial owner of 602,028,556 shares of RAI common stock, or approximately 42% of RAI’s outstanding common stock. Subject to the terms of the SRA, the BAT Group will participate in the Re
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 26, 2016 13:19
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A Few Important Decisions From The 'Inferior' Courts ($$)

... Randy & Williamson Tobacco Co. v. FTC, 710 F. 2d 1165, 1180 (6th Cir. 1983). Not only does the public...
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:04
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6103 REYNOLDS’S MOTION FOR RELIEF FROM PROVISIONS OF ORDER #1015 THAT REQUIRE BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION TO PUBLISH CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS ON TELEVISION (6/11/14)

Under these circumstances, requiring RJRT to publish the corrective statements on behalf of a tobacco company that no longer exists and cannot violate RICO serves no proper, “forward-looking” remedial purpose
Tobacco On Trial
added May 29, 2015 12:07
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[Missouri] Jury for Kool cigarettes lawsuit shrinks award

Kansas City (MO) Star
added Aug 25, 2009 00:00
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RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

On April 23, 2014, the Second Circuit unanimously reversed and vacated the judgment of the district court, and remanded the case for further proceedings...In addressing the scope of RICO, the court applied Morrison and the presumption against extrater
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:56
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Attorney General: Tobacco corporation settles with the state of Mississippi for $15 million

Brown and Williamson dodged paying the state of Mississippi properly by using a company called Star Tobacco to manufacture their cigarettes. “Several years ago, we discovered that Brown and Williamson…failed to pay what they were required to pay us unde
WJTV News Channel 12 CBS (Jackson, MS)
added Jun 22, 2015 20:33
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[Missouri] Mo. Court Voids $1.5M Verdict In Tobacco Death Suit ($$)

A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday tossed $1.5 million in punitive damages awarded to the family of a deceased smoker in its suit against Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., remanding the long-standing wrongful death suit for a third trial.
Law360
added Oct 4, 2012 15:27
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