Headlines Tagged with Engle — 2,606 headlines found
bears just 25 percent of the fault for $750,000 in damages and rejecting her husband's bid for $9.2 million, plus punitive damages. The verdict falls far short of the request made by plaintiff's attorney William Ogle during emotional closing arguments in
Sep 1, 2015 Law360
added Sep 2, 2015 13:46
[Florida] Half-Million-Dollar Award Imperiled by Partial Verdict in Engle Progeny COPD Suit Against Tobacco Makers
a jury’s partial, potentially inconsistent, verdict Tuesday in a smoker’s Engle progeny suit against four of the country's largest tobacco manufacturers raised questions of a mistrial and jeopardized its half-million-dollar award. Caprio v. Philip Morri
Feb 25, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:20
the jury found that Theodore McKeever reasonably relied on — to his detriment — Philip Morris’ concealment of information before 1982 about the risks of smoking cigarettes. The jury said that his reliance legally caused his emphysema and lung cancer.
Feb 23, 2015 Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:00
rejected a bid by tobacco giants including Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to recuse himself from an upcoming Engle trial, after they argued that the smoking-related death of his own wife could hinder his impartiality in the case.
Jan 30, 2015 Law360
added Jan 31, 2015 09:46
Schleider v. R.J. Reynolds In the case’s first full week of trial, Diane Schleider’s attorneys focused on the addictiveness of cigarettes and their affect on Diane’s husband, Andrew Schleider, who they claim died from smoking-related lung cancer in 1997
Nov 7, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:43
Echoing Big Tobacco strategy and his own earlier letter, David Klein's latest denial (July 20 letter) could have been written by McCann-Erickson, Tobacco's flack-house (presently Big Coal's and Big Oil's). The fingerprints match:
Jul 30, 2014 Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2014 00:52
A stream of news out of the tobacco industry has failed to derail prices on municipal bonds backed by cigarette makers. But muni bond analysts warn that investors could get caught in the middle as the big players in the tobacco industry shift.
Jul 22, 2014 MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:12
Big tobacco stocks stumbled yesterday as investors expressed caution in the aftermath of the $23.6bn (£13.8bn) damages award levelled against Reynolds American by a US judge on Saturday.
Jul 22, 2014 City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:59
"Nobody thinks the $23 billion is going to remain," said Richard Daynard... "You're going to have a lot more cases where juries could find themselves similarly outraged," he said. "The reluctance of the tobacco companies to settle these cases, thinking
Jul 20, 2014 Reuters
added Jul 21, 2014 12:18
"It's a landmark decision in the US. According to lawyers for the plaintiff the tobacco companies are putting the lives of innocent people in jeopardy by not properly informing ...The Irish government is determined that we will introduce plain packaging
Jul 20, 2014 RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jul 20, 2014 09:44