Headlines Tagged with Lawsuits — 30,928 headlines found
Cigarette companies begin arguments today in a West Virginia lawsuit that accuses them of ignoring the health of smokers. The companies are hoping to cast doubt on a class-action claim that healthy smokers need free diagnostic tests to protect them from
Nov 1, 2014 WTVM-TV Ch. 9 (Columbus, GA)
added Nov 3, 2014 11:24
ends his closing argument powerfully, encouraging the jury to "be proud of your verdict" and to "walk away knowing you made the right decision today."
Oct 17, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 18, 2014 08:19
the personal representative of Barbara Ruth Lourie, a deceased smoker, claims that defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering the addiction of Lourie, which caused the lung cancer that led to her death in 1997.
Sep 26, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:09
[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails in Engle Progeny Lawsuit as Jurors Find Against Plaintiff on Addiction and Causation Question
The six jurors answered “no” to the question of whether Betty Owens, who died after more than 40 years of smoking, was addicted to cigarettes and whether her addiction was the legal cause of her lung cancer
Sep 11, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:55
A three-judge panel of Florida's Third District Court of Appeal affirmed the jury award for Virginia Williams... also said it would not reverse the trial court's denial of Virginia Williams' claims for punitive damages on both her intentional tort claims
Sep 3, 2014 Law360
added Sep 3, 2014 19:32
Empresa Cubana Del Tabaco (d/b/a Cubatabaco) v. General Cigar Co., Inc. The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's (the Board) decision, holding that a Cuban cigar manufacturer's standing to pursue
Aug 14, 2014 Mondaq
added Aug 16, 2014 16:50
Carol Levenson, research director for research firm Gimme Credit, said she believes the punitive damages as award “are likely never to materialize after appeals.” “While this development may dim the acquisition celebration somewhat, we don't believe the
Jul 22, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:24
The unresolved issues today are whether or not the company presidents were liers or outliers and, if the former, whether they can ever be held responsible for using Parliament as part of their efforts to mislead the public.
Jul 20, 2014 Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:58
the most pressing issue here is the impact that these advertisements will have on sales. Although the study from Britain suggests that the impact could be minimal, it's hard to tell how things will work out.
Jan 19, 2014 Motley Fool
added Jan 20, 2014 00:43
Now, the parks department is evaluating its next step, according to a statement issued by the agency Friday.
Oct 11, 2013 Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Oct 11, 2013 18:49