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[Canada] Historic Quebec lawsuit against cigarette makers back in court

Closing arguments today in $17.8B class action involving 1 million Quebec smokers
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 22, 2014 12:56

[Australia] FRENCH: Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?

This paper concerns the use of those processes by private investors to bring claims against countries which are parties to bilateral investment treaties ('BITs') or free trade agreements ('FTAs'). Its focus is on the tension that can exist between those
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:45
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Chief justice of Australia raises concerns about investor-state provisions of free trade agreements as threat to democracy

French, gave a thoughtful speech entitled "Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?" to the Supreme and Federal Courts Judges' Conference on 9 July 2014. It is well-worth reading by anyone interested in how investor-state provisions of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:40

[Florida] VIDEOS: Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

plaintiff, the personal representative of the estate of her husband Jay Morse claims defendants fraudulently concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered her husband's addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately caused her husband's lung cancer and death.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:17

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 15

Dr. Allan Goldman testifies that he believes Hayward Bryant's smoking caused his lung cancer, but acknowledges that he was unable to review medical information including pathology reports and documentation of Bryant's cancer cell type. Dr. Allan Goldman
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 22, 2014 04:15

[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32

[Tennessee] Local Lieff Cabraser attorneys hit $27M verdict in Florida tobacco case

The 14 cents tacked onto the award — which included approximately $20.76 million in punitive damages — represented the age at which plaintiff Judith Berger began smoking. By age 16, she had a pack-a-day habit. Berger and her now-deceased twin sister deve
added Sep 20, 2014 13:36

CIT Approves Tobacco Importer's Fees In 2nd Tax Rate Suit ($$)

U.S. Court of International Trade on Thursday awarded fees and costs to a U.S. tobacco importer ...Shah Bros. Inc....prevailed in its litigation against U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the agency action labeling the product as snuff, which comes w
added Sep 19, 2014 20:41

An Uruguayan Lawsuit With International Implications For Philip Morris

The consequences of this particular lawsuit are expected to transcend national boundaries. It is expected to influence lawsuits of a similar nature that Philip Morris is involved in with other national governments. Therefore, even as the Latin America an
added Sep 19, 2014 18:03

[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Announces That Jurors Hold Philip Morris USA Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

returned a verdict of $27,010,000.14 ... “The addition of 14 cents is just as meaningful as the $20 million before it,” stated Mr. Byrd. “The jury understood our society should protect 14 year olds, not target them for profits as the cigarette industry do
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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