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Dec 21, 2012 Business Journal of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida
added Dec 21, 2012 08:07
[Florida] US Supreme Court deals devastating blow to the cigarette industry and settlement value of nearly 8,000 pending Engle cases rises dramatically
Tobacco Product Liability Project’s Senior Attorney, Ed Sweda, said,”the tobacco companies’ long-repeated claim that the procedure for trying Engle Progeny cases violates their Due Process rights is now legally dead. The rights of the victims of these co
Oct 7, 2013 Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Oct 8, 2013 14:39
Under the terms of the deal, Liggett parent company Vector Group Ltd. will cough up a lump sum of about $61 million and pay an additional $49 million over the next 15 years. In return, more than 4,900 individual plaintiffs who were part of the erstwhile
Oct 23, 2013 Law360
added Oct 24, 2013 03:29
Following oral arguments this week, the Eleventh Circuit is set to decide whether to send more than 1,700 Engle progeny lawsuits against tobacco companies to Florida state court, potentially putting a huge slice of the litigation on turf more favorable to
Mar 28, 2013 Law360
added Mar 28, 2013 18:56
Tobacco companies facing thousands of smoker lawsuits in Florida filed their ninth batch of U.S. Supreme Court petitions last week, claiming that the Florida courts are trampling on their constitutional rights in the so-called Engle progeny litigation.
Apr 3, 2014 Litigation Daily
added Apr 7, 2014 14:37
[Florida] RD Legal Offers Post-Settlement Lawsuit Financing on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Settlements
RD Legal can provide R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group attorneys and their clientele with post-settlement funding, which provides immediate capital on settlements that are slow to pay. Legal funding does not require any kind of payments until t
Jan 4, 2013 PR Newswire
added Jan 4, 2013 18:46
* First payouts by big tobacco expected to be made today
Apr 30, 2012 JD Supra, LLC
added May 1, 2012 03:29
LawFinance Group ... said... the timing was right to enter the Engle field by putting together a portfolio of available financing for plaintiffs and plaintiffs attorneys defending verdict awards on appeal by the tobacco companies.
Feb 14, 2014 Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:05
Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. are expected to keep fighting the cases over the long haul, given their historical aversion to settlement and the far greater liability they face.
Oct 23, 2013 Law360
added Oct 24, 2013 03:28
A Florida appeals court is upholding a $20 million punitive damage award won by the widow of a lifelong Florida smoker against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Jun 15, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2013 18:32