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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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[Missouri] LINCOLN SMITH, ET AL. v. BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO (PDF)

The wrongful death action against B&W was filed long before the transaction between B&W and R.J. Reynolds. Any reasonable due diligence would have revealed to R.J. Reynolds the exposure to potential punitive damages posed by the present action against B&
The Missouri Judiciary
added Oct 3, 2012 16:09
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Missouri appeals court orders new trial on tobacco case

A Missouri appeals court threw out a $1.5 million punitive judgment Tuesday against Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. and ordered a new trial to reconsider the issue.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 2, 2012 18:15
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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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Lowell Bergman on Why Mike Wallace Really Hated 'The Insider' (Exclusive)

Mike Wallace hated Michael Mann's "The Insider" complaining that the film took too many dramatic liberties with the story of CBS' decision not to air a "60 Minutes" segment on tobacco whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand over fears of a lawsuit.
TheWrap.com
added May 15, 2012 01:53
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Litigation overview

British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 27, 2011 00:00
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[Mississippi] Jackson Co. judge rules in tobacco settlement

AP - Associated Press
added Aug 25, 2011 00:00
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[Mississippi] State awarded $8.1M in tobacco money

Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Aug 25, 2011 00:00
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[Mississippi] Judge awards state $8M from tobacco company

Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Aug 24, 2011 00:00
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Canada seeks testimony from US, British lawyers

AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2011 00:00
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