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[West Virginia] Tobacco trial

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
WTVM-TV Ch. 9 (Columbus, GA)
added Nov 3, 2014 11:24
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[Florida] Steven Hammer's last moments in his Phase 2 closings in Calloway v. RJR

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."
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 18, 2014 08:19
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Lourie v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al

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.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:09
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[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
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:55
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Florida Court Affirms $4.25M Award For Smoker's Widow ($$)

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
Law360
added Sep 3, 2014 19:32
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[USA] Federal Circuit Smokes Cuban Entity On Standing Issue

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
Mondaq
added Aug 16, 2014 16:50
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Punitive damages in Reynolds ‘Engle’ case likely to be reduced

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
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:24
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[Canada] Freedom of Speech and the right to lie to Parliament

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.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:58
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The Courts Rule Against Tobacco Again, How Much Will It Hurt This Time?

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.
Motley Fool
added Jan 20, 2014 00:43
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[New York] State Parks "considering an appeal" of smoking ban decision

Now, the parks department is evaluating its next step, according to a statement issued by the agency Friday.
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Oct 11, 2013 18:49
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