Headlines Tagged with Lawsuits — 30,419 headlines found
The three-judge panel ruled the city is within its rights to ban hookah in city-licensed establishments.
Jun 13, 2017 Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
upheld the legality of the decision from Judge Martin Fitzpatrick of the Circuit Court for Gadsden County to award damages and the structural procedures used to determine those damages. The case, Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds,
Apr 17, 2017 Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25
stayed a case in which a jury awarded $5.7 million in compensatory damages and $11.6 million in punitive damages to the widow of a longtime smoker who alleged that his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer were caused by his addicti
Feb 14, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:00
B.C. Court of Appeal says the information, some going back 50 years, is key to proving damages, and that the sheer volume of material would make identifying individuals highly unlikely.
Feb 14, 2017 630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2017 01:34
but the judge overseeing the case immediately threw out the jury's finding that punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were warranted, saying that the evidence didn't...
Nov 3, 2016 Law360
added Nov 3, 2016 21:31
A 70-year-old suburban Boynton Beach man this week lost a legal battle to get cigarette giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to pay for health problems he suffers after decades of smoking. In a verdict this week, a Palm Beach County Circuit Court jury rejected
Sep 9, 2016 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 9, 2016 16:55
Philip Morris has reached a $45 million settlement with the state, which charged the company deceptively marketed the cigarettes as healthier than regular cigarettes. Philip Morris denied any wrongdoing, and the court did not decide who is right.
Sep 7, 2016 Consumer Affairs
added Sep 7, 2016 15:22
A Harvard pulmonologist testified this week he has "no doubt in his mind" that a former railroad worker who was a 3-pack-a-day smoker now suffers from emphysema because of his 30-year smoking history, rather than exposure to locomotive fumes, as trial con
Sep 2, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 2, 2016 21:35
[Florida] Former Railroad Worker's Suit Against R.J. Reynolds Time-Barred, Defense Claims in Trial Over COPD
Attorneys battled Wednesday over whether the statute of limitations bars a former smoker's suit against R.J. Reynolds for the respiratory disease that renders him dependent on an oxygen tank, as trial opened in the case. Hackimer v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA
Aug 27, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:11
After more than six hours of deliberations, the six-member jury concluded 73-year-old William Wilkins, who smoked for 30 years, was not addicted to nicotine, a required element for membership in the so-called "Engle" class of Florida smokers suing the na
Aug 19, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:57