Headlines Tagged with Lawsuits — 30,852 headlines found
Florida law firm J. B. Harris PA sued Ice Legal PA on Monday in state court, accusing it of inducing a client to sign an illegal contract granting it exclusive representation in a multi-plaintiff Engle-progeny case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and ot
Nov 5, 2013 Law360
added Nov 7, 2013 03:33
Such was the case with the firm's involvement in so-called Engle cases ... Cabraser had been through legal scraps with the tobacco industry before, having played a central role in the preparation of the landmark Costano class action in the 1990s. “It's
Oct 15, 2013 Law360
added Oct 17, 2013 07:31
Tobacco finally won a ruling that seriously undercuts the famous Engle ruling...The problem? The industry in February announced that it was settling nearly every case that might have been affected by this ruling.
Apr 9, 2015 Litigation Daily
added Apr 10, 2015 02:46
these plaintiffs who continued to fight after the Florida Supreme Court's ruling — who amount to a sliver of what the industry could be fighting today — deserve their day in court, however that might turn out, either for them or for the industry.
Mar 3, 2015 Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Mar 3, 2015 08:38
A federal judge in Florida approved on Wednesday the dismissal of 12 Engle progeny cases and the removal of 12 abandoned cases. At least 11 cases involved R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., including at least 10 of those abandoned. The rulings were made by Willi
Jun 5, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2015 06:05
A Florida federal judge on Friday signed off on the release of Lorillard Tobacco Co. from 36 of the Engle cases over smoking-related injuries, while Philip Morris USA Inc. shed two suits, according to court documents. The parties had previously asked th
Apr 13, 2015 Law360
added Apr 15, 2015 18:15
[Florida] Philip Morris USA Remains Committed to Defending Engle Cases Following U.S. Supreme Court Decision
“Although we are disappointed by the decision, we will continue to challenge the constitutionality of these trials as appropriate,” added Garnick. “Even under the current rulings, we have demonstrated our ability to manage these cases over the last five
Oct 7, 2013 Business Wire
added Oct 8, 2013 04:13
With nearly $18 billion on the line, lawyers for Quebec smokers and Big Tobacco began their final arguments Monday, in a landmark case that has been underway for years. Two groups representing an estimated 1 million Quebec smokers are suing three major C
Sep 22, 2014 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 22, 2014 23:23
Florida has 2,000 to 3,000 suits that descended from the Rosenblatts' class action, compared to maybe 100 pending antitobacco suits in all other states combined. Blood is in the water.
Jun 22, 2014 Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jun 22, 2014 20:47
[Florida] Appeals court overturns tobacco settlement due to Duval judge's 'critical misunderstanding'
ruled that a Duval County judge used flawed logic in 2011 when awarding a Jacksonville family nearly $15 million ... there has to be evidence that “addiction was the legal cause” of a disease, which the 1st District Court of Appeal said was not the case w
May 20, 2013 Florida Times-Union
added May 20, 2013 09:11