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[Florida] Fla. Woman Says Time Not Up In Suit Against Lieff Cabraser ($$)

urged a federal court on Tuesday to deny the firm’s attempt to dismiss her suit, saying her malpractice claims are not subject to...
added Nov 27, 2015 00:48

Product Liability MVP: Motley Rice's Joseph Rice ($$)

Motley Rice LLC co-founder Joseph Rice's long reputation for creative approaches to complex settlements... historic $100 million aggregate deal with Lorillard Tobacco Co., Philip Morris International Inc. and R...
added Nov 27, 2015 00:47

[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Musician's $1.9M Suit Claiming Smoking Caused COPD

Jurors Tuesday found a South Florida musician did not suffer from the respiratory disease she claimed was caused by decades of smoking, giving R.J. Reynolds the win in her $1.9 million suit against the tobacco giant. Green v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-046326
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2015 18:27

[Asia-pacific] The Marlboro Man to Go Into Hiding in Canada; Country to Adopt Generic Cigarette Packaging

But the threat of litigation does not appear to be deterring Canada’s liberal government. If the recently published Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty is approved and implemented, the tobacco industry might find it more difficult to file legal challen
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Nov 26, 2015 10:19
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[California] Third Bakersfield resident filing e-cigarette lawsuit

Bakersfield resident Roy Iversen was riding home from work on Interstate 5 when his electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, exploded in his pocket. “It almost sounded like a firecracker going off on my leg and then it was just flames shooting up about a f
Bakersfield (CA) Californian
added Nov 25, 2015 16:56

[Australia] Sydney landlord ordered to pay $11,000 to tenant because of chain-smoking neighbour

Lynette Laming moved into the Potts Point apartment with her 13-year-old daughter last December and within weeks had raised the issue of "very strong smell of toxic cigarette smoke permeating the apartment".
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:10

[Canada] Alberta bureaucrats knew tobacco-litigation consortium less qualified

Senior Alberta civil servants significantly altered an assessment, allowing former premier Alison Redford the opportunity to choose a legal consortium to which she had close personal and political ties for a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contr
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:54

[Australia] LETTERS: Philip Morris should not be interfering with Uruguay’s public health legislation

the burden of proof should be on PMI to demonstrate that it is not a legitimate public health measure to ban the advertising of tobacco and otherwise limit its sale (all tobacco, on a non-discriminatory basis) instead of challenging the Uruguayan governme
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:49

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Persuades Jury Ex-Smoker Doesn't Have COPD ($$

Jurors reached the decision Tuesday shortly after closing arguments wrapped in the case, during which R.J. Reynolds attorney Frank T. Bayuk of King & Spalding LLP told jurors that Cynthia Green did not have COPD before the Engle class action cutoff date,
added Nov 25, 2015 14:45

[Florida] Product Liability MVP: Jones Day’s Stephanie Parker ($$)

Reynolds this year closed out nearly every remaining federal Engle progeny case in Florida and obtained a crucial win at the Eleventh Circuit, accomplishments that land its defense leader among Law360’s Product Liability MVPs for the fourth straight...
added Nov 24, 2015 21:39
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