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[Massachusetts] $2m in fees awarded in smoking case

Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 3, 2011 00:00

[Massachusetts] Davis Malm Congratulates Michael D. Weisman on Lawyers Weekly "2011 Lawyer of the Year" Honor

added Feb 3, 2012 00:00

[Florida] HOPKINS: Big Tobacco--Emperor Has No Clothes in Massachusetts
added Sep 2, 2011 00:00

TPLP Applauds Surgeon General Report’s Focus on Tobacco Litigation (#SGR50); Massachusetts Seen as New Frontier

Thanks to a landmark 2013 ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in the case of Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., the Bay State is poised to become the most attractive state in which to file product liability lawsuits against tobacco compa
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jan 17, 2014 16:06

Lorillard's CEO Discusses Q3 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 24, 2011 00:00

[Massachusetts] Experts: SJC’s tobacco ruling could pave way for suits

A first-in-the-nation Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court finding that tobacco companies cannot claim special protection under the law simply because their products are addictive could open the door to a slew of product liability suits, experts said. T
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2013 09:37

[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

Massachusetts ruling could invite more tobacco suits

Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that cigarettes' addictive qualities do not give cigarette makers "special protection" from product liability claims, a move that could make the state a hotbed for tobacco plaintiffs. The Massachusetts Supreme Court
Thomson Reuters
added Jun 18, 2013 12:23

[Massachusetts] Case Docket: WILLIE EVANS vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY & others

12/03/2012 Oral argument held. (Ireland, C.J., Spina, J., Cordy, J., Botsford, J., Gants, J., Duffly, J.). 12/04/2012 #39 POST-ARGUMENT LETTER from Paul Ware, Jr., Esquire. (Distr to the quorum)
Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court of Massachusetts
added Dec 7, 2012 19:55

[Massachusetts] Lorillard appeals in Mass. cigarette samples case

Lorillard's appeal is set to go before the highest court in Massachusetts next month. . . . During the 2010 trial, Evans' lawyers said Marie Evans first received free samples of Lorillard's Newport cigarettes when she was 9 or 10 years old. She said s
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 25, 2012 12:18
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