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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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Dissenting Florida Appellate Judge: Tobacco Company Entitled To New Trial ($$)

A divided First District Florida Court of Appeal on April 18 upheld, without explanation, a $6.3 million verdict in favor of a widow, but the per curiam affirmance spawned a dissent that argued that Philip Morris USA Inc. is entitled to a new trial on all
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 30, 2018 21:10
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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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[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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[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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[New York] ARCHIVE: Flavored Cigarettes Settlement (PDF)

Reynolds agrees that: A. With the exception of the Basma, Samsun and Rare cigarette brand styles, it will not manufacture, market, distribute or sell the Investigated Cigarette Brand Styles specifically intended by Reynolds for distribution or sale in
New York State Attorney General
added Oct 20, 2015 12:36
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California Supreme Court Protects Consumers Against Efforts By Big Tobacco To Close The Courthouse to Class Action Lawsuits

Supreme Court of California finds that consumers still have the right to seek class action status under California law.
PR Web
added May 20, 2009 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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Altria, Cigarette Makers Lose Appeal Affecting 4,000 Florida Lawsuits

Bloomberg News
added Jul 22, 2010 00:00
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[California] Calif. top court revives class action against tobacco industry

State Supreme Court's 4-3 decision involving a deceptive advertising case surprises those who thought Prop. 64 had essentially ended consumer lawsuits.
Los Angeles Times
added May 19, 2009 00:00
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