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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Graham Petition for certiorari denied on January 8, 2018

Issues: (1) Whether, when there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, due process permits those facts to be conclusively presumed against that party in subsequent litigation; and (2) whether, if the Engle v. Ligge
SCOTUSBlog
added Jan 9, 2018 22:10
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[UK, Florida] (ORDER LIST: 583 U.S.) MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018 (PDF)

CERTIORARI DENIED 17-415 R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO, ET AL. V. GRAHAM, TERESA
Supreme Court (UK)
added Jan 9, 2018 13:13
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[Florida] Supreme Court Won't Review Ruling On Engle Liability ($$)

"Today was a small measure of justice for [Faye Graham's] family in finally getting tobacco to pay up for what it did...As a result of the Supreme Court's denial of certiorari, we are hopeful that other families of deceased smokers will soon also receive
Law360
added Jan 9, 2018 03:27
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[Florida] KELSEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 01/10/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:46
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[Florida] RJR Ordered To Continue Fla. Tobacco Payments ($$)

A Florida judge has ruled that R.J. Reynolds must continue making annual tobacco settlement payments to the state for the Winston, Kool and Salem cigarette brands that the company sold to ITG Brands LLC for $7 billion.
Law360
added Jan 11, 2018 02:27
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[Florida] Firing Ex-Tobacco Atty Doesn’t Fix Engle Case Conflict: Court ($$)

A Florida law firm made no “proactive effort” to spot potential conflicts with its Engle progeny cases when it hired a lawyer who had done work for tobacco companies and was rightly disqualified, a Florida state appeals court said in a recent decision. A
Law360
added Jan 11, 2018 02:26
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Florida judge rules Reynolds retains MSA payment responsibility for four sold brands

At stake is $78 million in MSA payments that Florida has been due since the June 2015 closing of Reynolds’ $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc., Attorney General Pam Bondi said. Reynolds divested Kool, Salem and Winston, while Lorillard divested Ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 1, 2018 11:49
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Judge orders R.J. Reynolds to keep paying Florida millions

When Bondi filed the suit last January, she said Florida was already owed $45 million and could lose $30 million a year going forward. Gillen said until R.J. Reynolds has its obligation to pay Florida transferred to Imperial Tobacco Group, it must continu
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Florida] David Canta and Corazon Canta, Petitioners, vs. Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Respondents: On Petition for Writ of Certiorari from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Rodolfo A. Ruiz, Judge. (PDF)

the unsuccessful March 2016 motions to disqualify placed the Ferraro Firm on notice that Lima’s former client, PM, claimed Lima had worked on confidential, Engle-related legal issues and strategy. Nonetheless, Lima continued to work on Engle-progeny ca
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 12, 2018 22:35
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State of Florida v American Tobacco Company, et.al. (PDF)

Reynolds is still obligated to make the payments pursuant to the Florida Agreement unless and until it is able to have Imperial (or some other entity) actually become its true "successor" or true "assign."
Florida Attorney General's Office
added Dec 28, 2017 16:34
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