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On Monday, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. filed a reply brief in an appeal it brought before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. In Walker v. RJR ... Given that the Engle ruling is now seven years old, this due process issue should have been s
May 22, 2013 AmericanLawyer.com
added May 23, 2013 03:31
[Florida] Appeals court overturns tobacco settlement due to Duval judge's 'critical misunderstanding'
ruled that a Duval County judge used flawed logic in 2011 when awarding a Jacksonville family nearly $15 million ... there has to be evidence that “addiction was the legal cause” of a disease, which the 1st District Court of Appeal said was not the case w
May 20, 2013 Florida Times-Union
added May 20, 2013 09:11
More than 30 law firms representing plaintiffs in Engle tobacco litigation urged the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday to reject R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s contention that the cases violate its due process rights, arguing that such a finding would threaten t
May 9, 2013 Law360
added May 15, 2013 08:47
The Engle progeny cases remained a primary focus of our litigation activity, with 4,523 cases currently pending in both federal and state court. Although we and the other industry defendants continue to believe that the Engle process is materially flawed
May 1, 2013 Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 13, 2013 04:14
A Florida appeals court on Friday reversed a $16.8 million judgment against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for the family of a woman who died of smoking-related diseases, ruling a trial court had prematurely declared her a member of
May 10, 2013 Law360
added May 13, 2013 04:12
This is a clearcut case of a hotel offering a product and failing to deliver. But things aren't always so defined. I checked into a Hampton Inn in Van Buren, Ark., recently, and had a nonsmoking room, but it was on a smoking floor. When my kids walked int
May 11, 2013 Everett (WA) Herald
added May 11, 2013 13:42
there are no innocent parties in this lawsuit. The $1.2 million award should go toward the treatment and counseling of nicotine addicts who realize their life would be better by not smoking and take the first step to quit
May 9, 2013 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added May 10, 2013 12:11
Wakulla County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday in favor of an ordinance making it harder for kids to purchase flavored tobacco. It means stores in that area must now put tobacco in places not easily seen by children or teens.
May 6, 2013 WCTV6 CBS (Tallahassee, FL)
added May 8, 2013 01:47
The woman wasn't hurt but a firefighter was and had to be taken to the hospital.
May 4, 2013 Baynews 9 (Tampa, FL)
added May 5, 2013 22:06
[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $2 Million Verdict Against Big Tobacco; Jury Finds Companies Responsible for Woman's Cancer Death
"This was an important case to the Cohen family, to plaintiffs and to those smokers who have been mercilessly hooked to the addictive powers of nicotine -- which the cigarette companies early on denied existed, only to watch as millions of people couldn'
May 3, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 3, 2013 23:30