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British American Tobacco reaches $575 mln Flintkote settlement | Reuters

The agreement was reached by BAT's Canadian subsidiary Imperial Tobacco Canada in a litigation case which started in 2006 and related to issues dating back to 1986 and 1987.
added Dec 19, 2014 16:22
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[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45

Honeywell Lawsuit Takes Aim at Biometric Screenings / Employers face uncertainty over the design of wellness programs in the face of EEOC challenges in 2014 to such programs.

Employees will be penalized (or lose incentives) if they or their spouses do not take the biometric tests...A $1,000 tobacco surcharge even if the employee does not participate in biometric testing for reasons other than smoking. Another $1,000 tobacco s
Workforce Management Magazine
added Dec 19, 2014 02:28

[New York] City Sues Virginia Tobacco Dealer Over Cigarette Sales

New York City has brought what the New York City Law Department said is the city's first-ever lawsuit against an out-of-state store owner for conspiracy to distribute untaxed cigarettes in the city (See Complaint).
New York Law Journal
added Dec 18, 2014 07:21

[Australia] BRINKLEY: Big Tobacco Wants to do to Foreigners What it has Done to Americans

Wouldn’t that be ironic – paying damages to a corporation whose products damage people’s health? A corporation that was, along with other American tobacco companies, found guilty of fraudulently covering up the health risks...McConnell and other legislato
added Dec 17, 2014 05:26

[New York, Virginia] NYC Proceeds With Cigarette Lawsuit After Garner Decision

New York City has filed a lawsuit against a Virginia tobacco sho... suggests a continued commitment to cracking down on the interstate trafficking and local sale of untaxed cigarettes after the death of Eric Garner —the Staten Island man who died after po
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 17, 2014 05:18

[Florida] 2014 CVN Engle Progeny Awards: The Attorney Finalists

we highlight the 2014 attorney finalists for the CVN Engle Awards, honoring excellence in this landmark series of litigation. The winner in each category will be announced December 30.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 17, 2014 01:44

[Massachusetts] Class Unable To Show Philip Morris Could Sell Safer Cigarette ($$)

Massachusetts federal judge on Friday partially denied a summary judgment motion from a class of cigarette smokers suing Philip Morris USA Inc. to try to force the cigarette maker to pay for medical monitoring to detect early signs of lung cancer, ruling
added Dec 16, 2014 03:32

[Florida] Now Accepting Nominations for the 2014 CVN Engle Litigation Awards

Nominate your candidates for the 2014 CVN Engle Litigation Awards by December 15. We'll announce the winners on December 30 and feature each of them on special Engle trading cards. In 2014 alone, CVN has covered more than 25 Engle trials involving doze
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 15, 2014 01:24

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of December 8

Thursday saw Dorothy Wilson, the daughter of Andrew Halburton, the deceased smoker at the heart of this suit against R.J. Reynolds, describe her father's heavy history of smoking. Wilson told jurors that her father would begin smoking soon after he awoke
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 15, 2014 01:23
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