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[New York] Medical Monitoring Cause of Action Rejected in One of Three Stand-Out Cases

One of the most highly anticipated product liability decisions of the year came when the Court of Appeals considered in Caronia v. Philip Morris USA12 whether under New York law current or former longtime heavy smokers who had not been diagnosed with a sm
New York Law Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 20:07

[Florida] 11th Circ. Denies Fees For Withdrawn Atty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

a Florida attorney could not collect fees for litigation work he did for Aldar Tobacco Group LLC because he voluntarily withdrew from the case before the case settled and Aldar recovered money. A three-judge panel for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a dist
added Aug 22, 2014 13:25

[North Carolina] Shareholder files suit against Reynolds

Reynolds American Inc.'s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. has received its first legal challenge from a Reynolds shareholder. ... The plaintiff is suing Reynolds, its board of directors—which includes top executive Susan Cameron — and British Ameri
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 12:07

Lorillard subsidiary hit with injunction in Germany over ‘blu’ brand

Zippo Manufacturing Co. said Monday it has been granted a preliminary injunction in Germany against Cygnet UK Trading Ltd., a Lorillard Inc. subsidiary. The injunction prevents Cygnet from using the “blu” brand name for electronic cigarettes sold in that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 12:04

Zippo Granted Preliminary Injunction In Germany Against Lorillard's UK Subsidiary In Trademark Infringement Case

Legal victory is part of Zippo's global campaign to protect its BLU® trademarks
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:59

[Korea - South] VIDEO: Gov't has tough road ahead in suit against tobacco companies: Expert

National Health Insurance Service announced earlier this year that it was suing cigarette companies to recover medical costs incurred due to tobacco-related illnesses. But Professor Robert Proctor of Stanford University says that will be difficult for the
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:09

[Europe, UK] EU tobacco directive faces lawsuit

The UK’s leading electronic cigarette manufacturer, Totally Wicked, has launched a legal challenge to the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) on the grounds that Article 20 of the Directive breaches EU law...the directive will be a disproportionate impe
added Aug 22, 2014 07:11
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Popularity of e-cigarettes sparks issues at work

according to a new report by the XpertHR online human resources web site, employers and management can find themselves in new legal territory when dealing with employees who might want to "vape" while at work or on a break.
added Aug 21, 2014 22:13

[Europe, UK] Blackburn e-cigarette firm fuming over new EU rules

Totally Wicked is mounting a legal challenge to proposed European Union restrictions on electronic cigarettes. The Shadsworth Business Park firm has been given permission to challenge Brussels’ Tobacco Products Directive at the EU’s Court of Justice.
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 21:51
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[Europe] 2nd Circ. Won't Revisit EU's RICO Suit Against RJ Reynolds ($$)

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims can apply to conduct outside the U.S., leaving intact a decision to revive a European Union suit alleging a criminal money-laundering and cigarette-smuggling scheme run by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
added Aug 21, 2014 21:34
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