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New York Jury Attributes Lung Cancer To Cigarettes In John Crane Asbestos Case ($$)

A New York judge on Aug. 12 entered judgment on a July 21 verdict in which a jury found that cigarette use — and not asbestos exposure from John Crane Inc. — caused a man’s lung cancer (Charles K. Zammit and Raye Zammit v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., et a
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 30, 2016 17:30
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Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces Commencement of Camel Cash Settlement Offer

Settlement Offer and will allow Class members to redeem Camel Cash C-Notes for specified non-tobacco merchandise, pursuant to the terms of the Settlement. Class members who no longer have their C-Notes may redeem up to 1,125 C-Notes if they attest to the
Business Wire
added Aug 30, 2016 12:19
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[Florida] In Tobacco Cases, Sanctions Against Law Firms Like King & Spalding Are Rare

Thomas decided on his own to consider sanctions against King & Spalding Atlanta attorney W Randall Bassett for introducing information about a similar case’s verdict—information the judge said was also false—while representing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. T
Law.com
added Aug 30, 2016 02:20
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Tobacco Litigation in International Courts

This Article is the first to trace, survey, and recount the history of tobacco litigation before international courts and tribunals and to assess its contribution to international law. In particular, it pays new attention to recent efforts by tobacco int
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:20
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Florida Jury Renders Defense Verdict In Tobacco Trial ($$)

The jury in the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court for Volusia County answered “no” to the question: “[W]as Rebecca Fredenhagen addicted to smoking cigarettes that were manufactured by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco...
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29
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Court Strikes FDA Preapproval for Tobacco Product Labeling Changes

While the court defines “existing products” as those commercially marketed before February 15, 2007, its holding appears to generally affect all tobacco products that are legally marketed (i.e., those addressed by the Final Guidance): “The court therefo
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 28, 2016 15:49
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[Virginia] Feds Ask For Delay To Decide Whether To Retry McDonnell ($$)

Prosecutors on Friday asked the Fourth Circuit for three more weeks to decide whether or not to pursue charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark June decision that vacated and remanded his bribery conv
Law360
added Aug 28, 2016 08:20
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[Massachusetts] BOH Risks Lawsuit With Menthol Cig Ban

The Marion Board of Health wasn’t aware of just how controversial its decision was to classify menthol cigarettes as flavored tobacco and ban them from sale in Marion, but on August 23 Cheryl Sbarra, senior staff attorney for the Massachusetts Associatio
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[Florida] Former Railroad Worker's Suit Against R.J. Reynolds Time-Barred, Defense Claims in Trial Over COPD

Attorneys battled Wednesday over whether the statute of limitations bars a former smoker's suit against R.J. Reynolds for the respiratory disease that renders him dependent on an oxygen tank, as trial opened in the case. Hackimer v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:11
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[Florida] Snap Judgment: Jurors' Quick Verdict Clears R.J. Reynolds in $8M+ Trial over Health Dept. Worker's Fatal Cancer

Jurors rejected the claimed link between nicotine addiction and the 1992 cancer death of Rebecca Fredenhagen, a Florida health department worker who chain smoked for decades. Thursday's verdict followed a six-day trial in which Fredenhagen's daughter, D
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 26, 2016 20:50
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