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[Florida] Tobacco Verdicts Dominated 2014

Six of the nation's largest verdicts last year came from Florida juries to smokers...Rice said. "Now what you've got to prove individually, by each individual class member, is: Were they addicted, and if they were addicted, whose product was it, and what
National Law Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 07:35
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[Florida] Big Tobacco’s Engle Appeal Falls Flat In High Court ($$)

Supreme Court on Monday kept thousands of suits against tobacco companies alive by refusing to take up the appeal of a Florida Supreme Court decision allowing members of the landmark Engle class action to use findings from that case in their individual su
Law360
added Oct 8, 2013 04:09
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D.C. Circuit Says Big Tobacco Is Still a Threat

The tobacco industry still is regulated by an injunction born out of a 13-year-old federal lawsuit that bars tobacco companies from misleading consumers about the risks of smoking, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.
Courthouse News
added Aug 1, 2012 10:25
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R.J. Reynolds Settles Engle Progeny Suit In Florida State Court ($$)

settled with a tobacco company before the jury was scheduled to hear closing arguments in a suit where the plaintiff claimed the tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking from her mother that led to her illness and death (Linda Bean v. R.J. Reynolds Toba
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 15, 2017 17:22
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[Florida] KOLKER: The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

while the industry may be paying out hundreds of millions of dollars each year in defense costs in Engle, the Florida litigation is still self-contained. No other plaintiffs in other states have succeeded in replicating what has been done in Engle.
AmericanLawyer.com
added May 27, 2015 15:00
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[Europe] BAT share price: Canada’s top court refuses to hear tobacco giants’ appeal

The ruling by Canada’s top court comes just a day after European Union diplomats approved new anti-tobacco legislation tightening restrictions on how products are made and sold (Imperial Tobacco share price: EU law could threaten e-cigarette market growt
iNVEZZ Limited
added Dec 23, 2013 11:30
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[Florida] Fla. Court Could Curb Engle Claims In Tort Liability Ruling ($$)

An Eleventh Circuit decision ruling that federal law preempts tort liability against tobacco companies could make it harder for the hundreds of Engle progeny plaintiffs in Florida state court to prove their claims if a state appeals court looking at the m
Law360
added Aug 3, 2015 15:43
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SWEDA: 2013 Altria Group, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting: Politely conducting business as usual

In sharp contrast to the manner in which management at Reynolds American, Inc. conducted its annual meeting of shareholders a week earlier, Altria Group, Inc.’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Martin J. Barrington treated everyone at the May 16th m
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 24, 2013 13:02
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[New York] Schneiderman sues Native American-owned cigarette company

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against a major supplier of a very popular line of native-brand cigarettes on Monday.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Mar 4, 2013 16:30
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[Florida] Fla. Court Restores $2M Verdict In Philip Morris Cancer Suit ($$)

In a 2-1 decision, Judges Fred A. Hazouri and Carole Y. Taylor said the lower court had been correct in determining that the statute of limitations hadn't run out, noting that the deceased woman's estate had claimed that smoking caused two separate and d
Law360
added Oct 19, 2012 17:56
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