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[Florida] Tobacco Plaintiff’s $18.7 Million Award Upheld By Appeals Court ($$)

Court of Appeal let stand a jury’s award of $18.7 million on behalf of the widow of a smoker in an Engle progeny wrongful death case (Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Mary Faricy Pardue on behalf of the estate of John H. Faricy, No. 1D17-959, Fla. App., 1st Dist
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 17, 2018 08:39
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[Nebraska] US seeks to intervene in Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

A lawyer for the Winnebago Tribe says the federal government has no standing to intervene or delay a lawsuit that tribal tobacco companies ...
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jun 17, 2018 08:35
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Contract Claims Against Tobacco Co. Preempted, Judge Says ($$)

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. on Wednesday ducked claims from three former employees that it breached their union contract and intentionally caused them stress leading up to their termination after an Illinois federal judge said the Labor Management Relation
Law360
added Jun 14, 2018 12:28
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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20
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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20
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[Florida] COATES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/18/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant hid the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:17
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The Briefcase: Florida Engle jury awards $20 million in damages

A Florida jury handed down Saturday a total of $12 million in punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA in ...
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 13, 2018 05:50
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[New York] Evidence Supports Insurer’s Argument That Decedent Misrepresented Use Of Nicotine ($$)

A New York justice on May 15 denied a motion for summary judgment...after determining that the evidence supports the insurer’s contention that the decedent misrepresented his use of nicotine on his policy application (Global Energy Efficiency Holdings Inc
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:59
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New York High Court OKs Pre-Collection Of Cigarette Taxes On Tribal Land ($$)

In a June 7 ruling, the New York Court of Appeals found that enforcement of a law that requires retailers on reservation land to prepay taxes on cigarette sales to patrons who are not members of the Seneca Nation of Indians does not run afoul of Indian L
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:57
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Florida Jury Sides With Smoker’s Widower, Awards $20 Million In Damages ($$)

a Florida judge instead found that an initial, inconsistent verdict by jurors in an Engle progeny case and $8 million award for wrongful death could stand; nearly one week later, on the evening of June 8, the jury rendered a punitive damage award of $12
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:56
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