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[Florida] CINDY EVERS v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Accordingly, we reverse the directed verdict on Ms. Evers' fraud by concealment and conspiracy to commit fraud by concealment claims. Because we are reinstating the jury's verdict on these two claims we likewise reinstate the punitive damages award att
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Nov 14, 2015 02:14
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[Connecticut] Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

Connecticut law forecloses strict products liability suits against a cigarette manufacturer … Because this question of Connecticut law is open and decisive, we certify it to the Connecticut Supreme Court, and stay resolution of this case in the interval.
US Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit
added Sep 11, 2013 21:36
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TOBACCO v. DOUGLAS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

The question presented is whether the Due Process Clause is violated by the Florida Supreme Court’s new rule of preclusion, which permits Engle class members to establish petitioners’ liability without being required to prove essential elements of their
AmericanLawyer.com
added Aug 17, 2013 11:30
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[Florida] LANDAU v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., et. al.: DEFENDANTS’ MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER EXCLUDING EVIDENCE OF DEFENDANTS’ CONDUCT AFTER 1976 (PDF)

Even if the Court were to determine – contrary to Supreme Court authority – that reprehensibility is an issue for jury consideration during Phase I, that determination still does not open the door to the admission of Defendants’ alleged tortious conduct o
Law360
added Feb 4, 2015 11:33
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[Florida] ARCHIVE: R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JAN GROSSMAN (PDF)

Accordingly, we reverse the final judgment and remand the case for an entirely new trial on all Phase II issues. Affirmed in part, Reversed in part, and Remanded for proceedings consistent with this opinion.
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Aug 2, 2013 21:51
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[Florida] EARL E. GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC. (PDF)

a majority of the judges of this Court in active service having voted in favor of granting rehearing en banc, It is ORDERED that this case will be reheard en banc. The panel's opinion is VACATED.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 22, 2016 23:31
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[Florida] CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT (PDF)

Plaintiffs...seek the following relief against all Defendants:
Capital New York
added Oct 4, 2015 22:54
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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.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:20
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[Massachusetts] Willie EVANS, executor, [FN1] vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY.

We conclude that the jury were adequately instructed regarding the claim of wrongful death based on the breach of the implied warranty of merchantability, that the evidence supports the jury's verdict finding such a breach, that this breach alone supports
Westlaw (Thompson West)
added Jun 11, 2013 11:55
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[Florida] SMITH v. RJR, et. al (PDF)

Della Mae Butler was the plaintiff ... representative of Butler's estate filed a motion for substitution of parties and for amendment of the complaint to state a wrongful death claim. The circuit court denied the motion and dismissed the case. We reverse.
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Feb 18, 2013 05:09
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