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[Connecticut] IZZARELLI v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY—CONCURRENCE (PDF)

The expectations of consumers, and even consumer awareness of open and obvious dangers, are not dispositive considerations in the risk-utility inquiry.
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Apr 25, 2016 23:19
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[Connecticut] High Court Won't Review $28M RJ Reynolds Judgment ($$)

R.J. Reynolds is facing a possible boost to the punitive damages in a $28.1 million judgment in favor of a former Salem Kings cigarette smoker and laryngeal cancer survivor after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review the Second Circuit’s finding
Law360
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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Court upholds $28M verdict in Connecticut smoker case

A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York also ruled Friday that the case will be sent back to the trial court to see if the company must pay additional damages. Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli sued the Winston-Salem, N
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 10, 2017 01:02
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[Connecticut] Court: Law doesn't bar suits against cigarette manufacturers

Cigarette manufacturers aren't immune to lawsuits by smokers who get sick, the state's highest court ruled Monday in a decision that bolsters the case of a smoker who was stricken with laryngeal cancer and won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2016 20:50
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[Connecticut] ARCHIVE: IZZARELLI v. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY United States Court of Appeals,Second Circuit.

Whether Comment i precludes claims...against cigarette manufacturers absent evidence of contamination or adulteration has not been decided in Connecticut.... We therefore think it prudent to certify this question to the Connecticut Supreme Court.
Findlaw
added Apr 22, 2015 22:28
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[Connecticut] IZZARELLI v. RJR: RULING ON MOTION FOR A NEW TRIAL AND RENEWED MOTION FOR JUDGMENT AS A MATTER OF LAW (PDF)

Tobacco On Trial
added Aug 29, 2011 00:00
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[Connecticut] Conn. High Court Modifies Design Defect Standards ($$)

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently altered the legal landscape in Connecticut for design defect product liability claims. The case, Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,[1] nicknamed by the media as the “Good Tobacco” litigation, has received attent
Law360
added May 19, 2016 21:43
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[Connecticut] Cigarette company denied new trial in Norwich woman’s case

R.J. Reynolds 'distortions' repudiated, law school attorney says
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Sep 2, 2011 00:00
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[Connecticut] $28.1M judgment upheld in former Norwich woman’s suit against tobacco company

A tobacco company is on the hook for paying $28.1 million to a former Norwich woman who developed cancer after she began smoking at the age of 12. Her’s is the first smoker’s case to come to trial in Connecticut and the first jury verdict ever to be ret
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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[Connecticut] 2nd Circuit Panel Orders New Trial Over Punitives In Tobacco Suit ($$)

on July 7 ordered a new trial on punitive damages only in a suit brought by a woman who claimed that a defect in her cigarettes caused her larynx cancer following a Connecticut Supreme Court decision that held that Connecticut’s common law rule, which lim
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:17
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