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[Florida] Big Tobacco 'Tortious' Conduct Evidence Out Of Trial For Now [FREE FULL TEXT]

Young, a federal judge of Massachusetts sitting by designation, addressed the tobacco companies' opposition to his decision earlier this month in which he remarked that plaintiff Seymour Landau had argued "with some justification" that the defendants' con
added Feb 25, 2015 13:16

[Florida] UPDATE 1-Tobacco companies to settle smoking lawsuits for $100 million

(Adds Lorillard comment, background on litigation)... Rice and other plaintiffs' firms that negotiated the deal said Wednesday they were pleased their clients would be compensated after years of litigation. It is the first major agreement reached by the
added Feb 25, 2015 13:13

Big 3 tobacco companies agree to settle federal Engle cases in Florida

The three law firms said they agreed to settle about 400 federal Engle cases to “resolve a substantial number of personal injury and wrongful death claims of smokers allegedly damaged by tobacco products from these three companies.” “I am gratified that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:12

[Florida] BREAKING: Big Tobacco Pays $100M To End 400 Engle Cases ($$)

A trio of major tobacco companies including Philip Morris USA Inc. have agreed to pay $100 million to settle more than 400 cases pending in Florida federal court over smoking-related injuries, plaintiffs' firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP said W
added Feb 25, 2015 12:03

$100 Million Settlement Announced in Federal Court Florida Smokers Litigation

“We are very pleased that after many years of litigation, the parties were able to reach agreement. This settlement will provide immediate compensation to our clients, many of whom are very elderly,” said Mr. Nelson, who helped negotiate the deal. Litig
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
added Feb 25, 2015 11:42

[Tennessee] Judge announces $100M settlement in Florida federal tobacco cases / Local office of Lieff Cabraser played key role in first major settlements by companies since '90s

judge on Wednesday morning stayed all of the so-called Engle Progeny tobacco lawsuits in the Florida federal courts after being notified of a settlement agreement....Young, who was overseeing hundreds of plaintiff suits in the Middle District of Florida,
added Feb 25, 2015 11:35

[Florida] Tobacco companies to settle smoking lawsuits for $100 million

The agreement will cover more than 400 lawsuits filed in federal court in Florida by smokers or their families, according to the announcement. The settlement will not cover cases that have gone to trial or already reached a verdict.
added Feb 25, 2015 11:32

[Florida] Tobacco Companies Agree to Settle Lawsuits / Reynolds American and Altria to pay $42.5 million; Lorillard to pay $15 million ($$)

The three largest U.S. tobacco companies announced an agreement Wednesday to resolve pending tobacco lawsuits in Florida related to a 1994 class-action lawsuit on behalf of Florida residents. Reynolds American Inc. and Altria Group Inc. will pay $42.5 m
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 25, 2015 11:32

[Florida] Philip Morris USA Reaches Agreement to Resolve Federal Engle Progeny Litigation

there will be no new trials of Engle progeny cases brought by plaintiffs represented by the law firms of Motley Rice LLC or Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP in federal court. Federal cases that are in trial and those that have already gone to verdic
Altria Group, Inc.
added Feb 25, 2015 11:30

[Florida] Aggregate Settlement Agreement: Reached for Federal Engle-progeny tobacco cases

Motley Rice LLC along with co-counsel Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, and The Wilner Firm, P.A., have reached a $100 million aggregate settlement with Lorillard Tobacco Company, Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, for approximately
Motley Rice Law Firm
added Feb 25, 2015 11:28
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