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told the jury that Philip Morris USA Inc. crafted its image, including the iconic “Marlboro Man” corporate mascot, in a successful effort during the booming post-war years to grow its business by specifically targeting young people as smokers, and that Do
Jul 12, 2017 Law360
added Jul 13, 2017 19:49
In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Jul 7, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:10
The lawsuit argues that the amendment does not prohibit smoking but instead contemplates that smoking would be authorized because it allows the state to prohibit smoking of marijuana for medical purposes in public places.
Jul 6, 2017 Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 7, 2017 19:03
appeals court struck a jury's verdict for two tobacco companies in an Engle progeny case Wednesday after finding the trial judge made inconsistent rulings on a doctor's testimony that defense counsel then exploited to argue a Florida woman was not addicte
Jul 5, 2017 Law360
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
[Florida] FANNIE COLLAR, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY and PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Appellees: Appeal and cross-appeal from the Circuit Court for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit (PDF)
it cannot be said with any degree of certainty that the verdict would have been the same if the trial court had included the pulmonologist’s opinion that the plaintiff was addicted to smoking or if the trial court had excluded his opinion that the plainti
Jul 5, 2017 Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. Paul R. Larkin, Jr., and Caryn O. Newborn, etc., Appellees/Cross-Appellants: An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Lisa S. Walsh, Judge (PDF)
the trial court’s failure to instruct the jury on the consumer expectations test exclusively has not been shown to have “resulted in a miscarriage of justice,” or to have been “calculated to confuse or mislead the jury,” Font, 199 So. 3d at 326.
Jun 28, 2017 Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 1, 2017 15:55
reversed a trial court’s decision to hold a new trial against a tobacco company on a product liability claim because the jury instructions did not mislead the jury; the panel reinstated the full verdict (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Paul R. Larkin, et al.
Jun 30, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Jun 30, 2017 22:39
How can you tell legitimate patients who smoke from recreational users? Would police have a free hand to harass patients who do smoke, believing they might not be legitimate users? Would landlords who can turn down tobacco smokers be forced to accept ten
Jun 30, 2017 Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jun 30, 2017 16:57
plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its products, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Jun 28, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:01
In a brief ruling, a three-judge Third District Court of Appeal panel rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s pleas to overturn the verdict and instead reversed the only post-trial relief the trial court had granted the tobacco giant, a new trial limited to
Jun 28, 2017 Law360
added Jun 29, 2017 04:55