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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, as part of Republican AG coalition, active in faraway court fights

Many of RAGA's biggest donors have a stake in who wins. Giving $75,000 this year was the National Rifle Association, the plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to eliminate a federal ban on the sale of handguns for those between 18 and 21. That ban was upheld, bu
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:12
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[Florida, Tennessee] Nashville attorney wins second verdict against tobacco companies

Kenneth Byrd, a Nashville attorney from Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, has won a $41.4 million judgement against tobacco giants Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. Byrd was the lead counsel in a liability suit that spun out of a Florida class-act
NashvillePost.com
added Oct 24, 2014 15:35
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[Nebraska] Smoking temporarily allowed at cigar bars

Liquor Control Commission officials have decided to allow smoking at cigar bars while the Nebraska Supreme Court considers an appeal to its ruling that the state's cigar bar exemption is unconstitutional.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Oct 24, 2014 14:06
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[Canada] Day 246: General findings of fault, maybe. Specific injuries unproven.

His focus today was on the methods that had been used to count the number of smokers whose disease could be attributed to tobacco use, proposals to identify smokers who are addicted. And, in case all of his arguments over the week had not hit home and Ju
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:25
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[Indiana] GUEST EDITORIAL: Public wins in decision on death records

Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that causes of death are public records and must be available at county levels....Rita Ward, an anti-smoking advocate from Winslow who joined the newspaper in the lawsuit, said information about causes of deaths can be an e
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Oct 24, 2014 12:58
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Study: Campaign Spending Skews Justice Against Defendants

Republican justices are slightly less likely to vote in favor of criminal defendants than other justices, according to the study. "However, the analysis indicates that TV ads exacerbate this difference," it says. "Even starting from different baselines, t
National Law Journal
added Oct 24, 2014 11:26
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[Illinois] Chicago's Flavored Tobacco Law Challenge Faces Steep Odds ($$)

A lawsuit challenging Chicago's new restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco products will likely be snuffed out in court because it relies on a federal preemption argument that failed to convince the Second Circuit to strike a similar statute in New
Law360
added Oct 24, 2014 09:50
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Lorillard, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results

exclude the favorable impacts of the settlement to resolve certain MSA payment adjustment disputes in the first nine months of 2014 and 2013 and the 2003 non-participating manufacturer arbitration award in the first nine months of 2014, charges for Engle
Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Oct 23, 2014 14:14
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[Canada] Day 245: Anodyne advertising? A failed conspiracy?

On his third day of presenting the final arguments of his client, JTI-Macdonald, Mr. Guy Pratte turned to the subjects of cigarette advertising and industry collusion... After showing a few dull ads from this period, Mr. Pratte then showed the next phase
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:06
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[Florida] These Lawyers Helped Win $13.5M Tobacco Award to Widow of Man With Lung Cancer

Outcome: The jury decided Wilcox was addicted to cigarettes and his addiction was the legal cause of his lung cancer and death. It found Wilcox 30 percent at fault and Reynolds 70 percent at fault. The jury also found Wilcox relied to his detriment on Re
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Oct 23, 2014 11:34
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