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Because the jury's award of compensatory damages, as reduced by the remittitur, adequately rests on the finding of breach of the implied warranty of merchantability, we affirm that award
Jun 11, 2013 Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
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[Massachusetts] ARCHIVE: HAGLUND v. PHILIP MORRIS INCORPORATED, 446 Mass. 741 - Mass: Supreme Court, Worcester 2006
consumer has a choice of using a product reasonably or unreasonably, and the defense penalizes the consumer for unreasonable use. It does not presume that the only safe use of a product is nonuse, a position urged on us by Philip Morris but which runs con
May 18, 2006 Google Scholar
added Oct 23, 2013 11:35
NYC C.L.A.S.H., INC., v. THE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION & HISTORIC PRESERVATION (PDF)
respondents concede that special expertise or technical competence is no longer required to understand that secondhnd tobacco smoke is deleterious to the health of nonsmokers, especially children ... nothing in this decision is intended circumscribe respo
Oct 8, 2013 Law Firm Newswire
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Senator McConnell believes that all restrictions of this nature should be reviewed under strict scrutiny. To begin with, this is a severe restriction on political speech.
Oct 9, 2013 Supreme Court of the United States
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO OUTLETS v. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND: APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND
contends that the Price Ordinance violates the First Amendment and that both ordinances are preempted by federal and state law. The district court held that the ordinances were neither preempted nor otherwise invalid. We affirm.
Sep 30, 2013 US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
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[Arkansas] WAYNE MINER and JAMES EASLEY v. PHILIP MORRIS COMPANIES, INC -- AMICUS BRIEF OF CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION, AND AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ...
In litigation in which Defendant Philip Morris has been deemed liable for violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO"), 18 U.S.C. § 1961-1968, due to its "false and fraudulent statements to consumers about [its] products,"
Sep 19, 2013 Arkansas Times
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For the foregoing reasons, we find that the Unfair Cigarette Sales Act, as amended by Act 627 of 2003, is not unconstitutional under the due-process clauses of the Arkansas and United States Constitutions. We therefore affirm the decision of the circuit
Apr 13, 2006 Leagle
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ARCHIVE: McLANE CO., INC. v. Richard A. WEISS, Director of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration
Appellant McLane Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., is a Texas corporation and wholesaler of cigarettes and other products
Mar 19, 1998 Leagle
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[Florida] No. 13-191: Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., Petitioners v. James L. Douglas, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charlotte M. Douglas
Sep 12 2013 Supplemental brief of respondent James L. Douglas, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charlotte M. Douglas filed. (Distributed) Sep 13 2013 Reply of petitioner R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company filed. (Distributed)
Sep 13, 2013 Supreme Court of the United States
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TOBACCO V. DOUGLAS - On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Supreme Court Of Florida: BRIEF OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
If allowed to stand, the ruling has the potential to dramatically transform the law of preclusion and improperly increase the liability exposure of the Chamber’s members and all companies doing business in the United States.
Sep 11, 2013 U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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