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[Korea - South] NHIC Confident of Winning Tobacco Litigation

The attorneys will focus on the fact that the defendants were aware of the risks but have tried to hide it and further exacerbated the risks by putting additives to the cigarettes
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:27
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] AUDIO: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Graphic Cigarette Packaging

To better understand this case before it goes in front of the World Bank this month, NPR's David Greene spoke with Alexandra Hall... Here are highlights from their conversation, which has been edited for clarity and length.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:10
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Eleventh Circuit Blasts Lawyer, Tosses Florida Smoker Suits

ruled that the personal injury claims on behalf of deceased individuals are legal "nullities" and therefore aren't subject to amendment or substitution of plaintiffs. And even if the claims aren't void, it's unfair to the tobacco industry to let Wilner fi
Litigation Daily
added Sep 16, 2014 00:24
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BEXIS: Telling It Like It Is

Maybe Engle Cases is an extreme example, but the problem this litigation exemplifies - massive solicitation of would-be plaintiffs, combined with utter disregard of pre-filing obligations such as Rule 11 - is present in just about every mass tort
Drug and Device Law (blog)
added Sep 16, 2014 00:17
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Lorillard Loses Appeal Of $45M Engle Verdict ($$)

Florida Supreme Court has refused to review Lorillard Tobacco Co.’s appeal of a $45 million jury verdict in a wrongful death suit lawsuit filed by the wife of a man who died from lung cancer caused by 40 years of smoking cigarettes.
Law360
added Sep 15, 2014 22:11
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[Florida] Fla. court won't hear Lorillard appeal

The Florida Supreme Court has chosen not to hear Lorillard Inc.'s appeal petition of a $33 million jury award in one of the larger damages associated with an Engle progeny case ruling. .. Lorillard was the lone defendant in a case filed by Dorothy Alexan
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:58
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[North Carolina] Renegade bankruptcy plan gets court approval

The liquidation plan for three bankrupt Mocksville tobacco companies was approved this week by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge. The decision by Judge William Stocks sets the stage for the end of a legal case that began nearly six years ago ana ultimately c
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:56
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday Series 2, #1: Howard Acosta

we’re introducing Series 2 of our the trading cards. Each Tuesday, we’ll issue a new card featuring a case or attorney that has made a significant impact in this landmark litigation.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:02
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[Florida] CVN Opening Statement of the Week: September 8

In this Engle progeny trial, Laura Shamp, representing plaintiff Ken Ellis, leads off her opening statement by describing the final days of Betty Owens, Ellis’s mother: Betty Owens died in a nursing home at the age of 57. Her lung cancer had spread to he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:00
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 8

Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds... The six-member panel ultimately rejected the contention that Owens was addicted to cigarettes and that it led to her cancer.... Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Opening statements are expected Monday morning in the retrial of this
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:58
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