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[Florida] RJR Owes $6.5M For Fla. Musician's Cancer Treatment Death ($$)

A Miami-Dade County jury on Tuesday awarded $2.5 million to Hanifah Harewood for the past loss of father Glenn Simmons’ past companionship and her pain and suffering, and $4 million for her future losses and suffering. The jury attributed only one-quart
Law360
added Sep 20, 2018 22:43
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[Florida] HAREWOOD v REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Individually and as successor by merger to BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION, individually and as Successor by merger to THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY: VERDICT (PDF)

Was Glenn Simmons addicted to cigarettes manufactured by Brown & Williamson containing nicotine, and, if so, was such an addiction a legal cause of his oral cavity cancer? Yes - - /- - No - - - - If your answer to Question 1 was NO, you should
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 20, 2018 22:48
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Hawaii Federal Judge Bars Pro Se Complaint Against Brown & Williamson ($$)

A plaintiff previously deemed an “abusive litigant” in Hawaii federal court saw his latest efforts at litigating pro se — this time against Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. — thwarted Aug. 16 by a different Hawaii federal judge, who found that the propose
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 21, 2018 13:08
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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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Justice Kennedy’s Important Antitrust Opinions

wrote the majority opinion on four significant antitrust cases while on the bench, two dealing with pricing practices...Brooke Group v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco, 1993 In the Brooke Group...
Law360
added Jun 29, 2018 21:05
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[Florida] Fla. Jury Awards Smoker's Family $13.5M In Reynolds Case ($$)

awarded $13.5 million on Friday to the family of a man who died after smoking Viceroy cigarettes for decades, made by a company whose U.S. business was later bought by R.J. Reynolds. The jury in DeLand, Florida, about 40 miles north of Orlando, awarded $
Law360
added Mar 28, 2018 04:40
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BANZHAF: CBS’s “60 Minutes” May Cave Over Stormy Daniels Interview

in a case which may well have cost thousands of lives, says Banzhaf... The prior incident occurred when “60 Minutes” refused to air an interview with former tobacco executive Jeffery Wigand when it was faced with concerns about a legal action based upon
ValueWalk
added Mar 13, 2018 04:13
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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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RJ Reynolds Can't Escape Anti-Smoking Ad Order In DC Circ. ($$)

Reynolds must run two sets of corrective television commercials detailing the health consequences of smoking, one for itself and one for a now-dissolved company it previously acquired, the D.C. Circuit affirmed Tuesday, concluding a lower court did not ov
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:32
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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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