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[North Carolina] Reynolds Tobacco wants judgment reinstated in pension case

is requesting the reinstatement of a federal District Court judgment in a nearly 14-year-old lawsuit involving its RJR Pension Investment committee...involves Reynolds' former affiliation with Nabisco and potentially affects 3,549 current and former emplo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 8, 2016 19:58
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[California] POOSHS vs. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS: PLAINTIFF’S OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT PHILIP MORRIS INC.’S RULE 50 MOTION FOR JUDGMENT AS A MATTER OF LAW (PDF)

the court must draw all reasonable inferences in favor of the nonmoving party...Credibility determinations, the weighing of the evidence, and the drawing of legitimate inferences from the facts are functions left to the jury.
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 8, 2016 19:26
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[Illinois] PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Whether it violates the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment for a judge to participate in a case where the judge has made pejorative public statements...a reasonable public perception that one of the parties funded the judge's election camp
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 8, 2016 19:12
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[Illinois] Biased Justice Nixed $10B Tobacco Judgment, High Court Told ($$)

A class of smokers has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment against Philip Morris USA over the labeling of light and low-tar cigarettes, saying the Illinois Supreme Court justice who cast the deciding
Law360
added Feb 7, 2016 17:02
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Tobacco Seller Pushes DC Circ. To Revive Internet Tax Row ($$)

A Native American Internet tobacco seller called on a D.C. Circuit panel to revive his constitutional challenge to a law allowing states to collect taxes on Internet tobacco sales Friday, maintaining that he still has standing in court because various sta
Law360
added Feb 7, 2016 16:45
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[California] Ex-Smoker Says Jury Should Decide Lung Cancer Suit ($$)

An ex-smoker who claims that cigarettes made by Philip Morris USA Inc. and others caused her lung cancer on Thursday slammed the company’s bid to have a California federal judge end her trial early, saying that she has raised enough evidence to at least
Law360
added Feb 7, 2016 16:44
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[Florida] POOSHS v. PHILIP MORRIS USA: ORDER OVERRULING PLAINTIFFS' OBJECTIONS TO CERTAIN TESTIMONY OF DEFENDANTS' EXPERT DR. CHIRIEAC

Thus, plaintiff has been on notice since at least the time of the initial pretrial conference in November 2012 that defendants planned on presenting testimony by Dr. Chirieac based on both his original and his supplemental report.1 Nevertheless, plaintiff
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 6, 2016 22:25
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[Asia-pacific] Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Reveals Real Intentions Behind The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

he discusses how similar measures have already been taken to affect environmental and health regulation laws, including in Togo, Australia, and Uruguay, which are all being sued by tobacco...Each one of these cases, on average, governments spend more than
Collective Evolution (CE)
added Feb 6, 2016 22:15
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[Florida] King & Spalding, Paul Weiss See 2015 Revenue Surpass $1B ($$)

King & Spalding LLP and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP both surpassed the $1 billion mark... clients R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which was recently hit with a $12.5 million verdict in Florida over a...
Law360
added Feb 5, 2016 21:18
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[California] Judge Won't Limit Tobacco Cos.' Expert In Lung Cancer Suit ($$)

Hamilton said that plaintiff Nikki Pooshs' counsel can't reasonably argue that she didn't know about the evidence until after the trial began. The plaintiff's counsel had in fact been on notice since November 2012 that the expert, pulmonary oncologic path
Law360
added Feb 5, 2016 20:58
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