Headlines Tagged with Lawsuits — 31,117 headlines found
TOBACCO LAWSUIT...A panel of the Florida First District Court of Appeals hears the case of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. Lyantie Townsend at 200 Drayton Dr., Tallahassee, in courtroom 2 at 9 a.m.
Mar 9, 2015 The Florida Current
added Mar 10, 2015 12:12
The Third District Court of Appeal on Wednesday upheld a $10 million jury award to a man who started smoking when he was 7. The defendant in the products liability case is R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. The appeals court issued a brief opinion that doesn't ex
Jul 30, 2014 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 30, 2014 16:27
The Australian billionaire, through his Minderoo Foundation, is seeking legal advice on whether it is feasible to take action similar to a landmark Canadian case that saw a judge order three tobacco companies to pay A$15.6 billion ($12.2 billion) in damag
Sep 29, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2017 16:42
Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Sep 25, 2014 Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55
a three-judge panel said the 2006 Florida ruling applies to several thousand cases against cigarette makers pending in federal courts in that state.... “We cannot say that the procedures, however novel, adopted by the Supreme Court of Florida to manage t
Sep 7, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Sep 9, 2013 13:33
[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $2 Million Verdict Against Big Tobacco; Jury Finds Companies Responsible for Woman's Cancer Death
"This was an important case to the Cohen family, to plaintiffs and to those smokers who have been mercilessly hooked to the addictive powers of nicotine -- which the cigarette companies early on denied existed, only to watch as millions of people couldn'
May 3, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 3, 2013 23:30
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the personal representative of a deceased smoker may be added to a pending personal injury action against tobacco companies and can pursue both survival damages as well as a wrongful death claim. The high
Jun 13, 2013 Law360
added Jun 15, 2013 18:25
What do you think? Was the jury right to award Mrs. Baker nothing? Take our poll and/or leave a comment.
Sep 24, 2012 Palm Beach (FL) Post blogs
added Sep 24, 2012 16:27
A Florida appeals court on Friday reversed part of a ruling in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny case, finding that a smoker is not necessarily excluded from a class because he died outside of Florida.
Aug 31, 2012 Law360
added Sep 1, 2012 21:32
The owner of Rib Mountain Liquor and Tobacco Outlet says a judge granted a temporary restraining order today allowing them to fire up the machines again.
Aug 17, 2012 WSAW CBS 7 (Wausau, WI)
added Aug 18, 2012 19:43