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[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45
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[Canada] Day 253: "Every party has an ending."

There was eloquence. There was eye-rolling. There was anger. There was laughter. And not all of it from in front of the bar!... "I fear that the hardest work will start in the next few minutes," he said before announcing the AMEN to every trial: "Judgme
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:56
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Suzanne Côté: 5 things about Canada’s newest Supreme Court justice

She defended Imperial Tobacco during a class-action lawsuit in 2012, when she argued that the public has been aware of the dangers of smoking since the 1960s and that the federal government “is directly implicated in all aspects of the industry, from cul
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:15
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New Supreme Court of Canada appointee Suzanne Côté has national profile, known for taking on big cases

woman to the Supreme Court of Canada directly from a career in private practice. She has often represented large corporations in court — above, Imperial Tobacco in 2012
Financial Post (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:02
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[Canada] Quebec lawyer Suzanne Cote appointed to Supreme Court

Suzanne Cote, who has been a member of the Quebec bar since 1981, is the first woman from private practice to be directly appointed to the Supreme Court.
Canadian Press
added Nov 28, 2014 04:01
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[Canada] Day 250: The Defence Rests

ITL lawyers have aligned this idea against other parts of the case, suggesting that if Justice Riordan does not accept that selling cigarettes is a fault, then he cannot find fault with the way they were sold. They seem to have identified this as a big w
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 19, 2014 11:57
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[Canada] Day 249: "There's no evidence."

lawyers for Imperial Tobacco focused their remarks on the voluminous evidence that was gathered over the previous two years. Perhaps the trial was too short. For Ms. Glendinning said not once but dozens of times today that "there was no evidence" to supp
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:47
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[Canada] Day 249: "There's no evidence."

Ms. Glendinning said not once but dozens of times today that "there was no evidence" to support even the most basic components of the plaintiffs' case. Nothing to support the "quantum" of damages. No evidence of any "common fault". Even the definition o
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:13
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[Canada] Day 248: A "no" from every direction

Ms. Côté has taken Justice Riordan through a forest of legal theories and case issues to support her client's case. Prescription. Contractual liability. Manufacturers' duties. Causation. Fin de non recevoir. Adverse inference. Punitive damages. Novus actu
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 14, 2014 09:09
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[Canada] Day 247: Jamais deux sans trois? Third on a match?

The closing arguments began this morning for the last of the three defendant tobacco companies in the Blais-Létourneau Montreal class actions. On behalf of Imperial Tobacco, Deborah Glendinning spent the morning highlighting the key reasons she felt the
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 20:52
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