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[Connecticut] Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

Connecticut law forecloses strict products liability suits against a cigarette manufacturer … Because this question of Connecticut law is open and decisive, we certify it to the Connecticut Supreme Court, and stay resolution of this case in the interval.
US Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit
added Sep 11, 2013 21:36
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TOBACCO v. DOUGLAS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

The question presented is whether the Due Process Clause is violated by the Florida Supreme Court’s new rule of preclusion, which permits Engle class members to establish petitioners’ liability without being required to prove essential elements of their
AmericanLawyer.com
added Aug 17, 2013 11:30
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $37 Million Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds; Jurors Reject Big Tobacco's Claims, Awards Significant Punitive Damages; 'Big Tobacco Should Be Curing Cancer, Not Causing It,' Lead Attorney Says

Scott Schlesinger, plaintiff's counsel from the Schlesinger Law Offices. "They should be curing cancer, not causing it. Instead, they continue to addict kids to nicotine, deliver these death sentences, and then try to blame smokers who they addicted. Thei
MarketWire
added Aug 2, 2013 21:41
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Twelve States Won’t Have to Refund Tobacco Money

Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 13, 2013 15:38
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[Australia, Honduras, Ukraine] Big Tobacco fights back on packaging

with British American Tobacco telling The Times that it is assisting the Honduras and Ukraine governments with legal fees. While the latter doesn’t spring to mind as a huge tobacco producer, the Ukraine Government fears that if the ban is upheld, pressure
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 19:15
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[Florida] Ft. Lauderdale Jury Awards $75M To Family Of Dead Smoker

Thursday’s verdict in Fort Lauderdale came in the case of Johnnie Calloway, a smoker who died in 1992.
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jun 6, 2012 04:49
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[Missouri] Award slashed in tobacco case

Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 17, 2005 00:00
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[Florida] Federal Court Delivers Massive Blow to Big Tobacco on Years-long Challenge ($$)

A federal appellate court thwarted efforts by tobacco companies to overturn a multimillion-dollar judgment against them, while pointing to the “unique and difficult challenge” Florida Supreme Court’s Engle ruling created for courts and juries.
Law.com
added Mar 10, 2018 00:55
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court denies appeal of $23B punitive damages against Reynolds

As a result of Monday’s 5-2 ruling, it appears Reynolds and Cynthia Robinson are headed toward the new Engle progeny trial ordered Feb. 24 by the Florida First District Court of Appeals. The justices declined to accept jurisdiction of the lawsuit in a o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 7, 2017 04:18
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Florida Jury Awards Widow Of Smoker $36 Million In Tobacco Suit ($$)

widow claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes made by two tobacco companies and that the addiction led to his lung cancer and death (Fontaine Wallace v. Philip Morris Inc., et al., No. 2014-CA-052862, Fla. 18th Jud. Cir. Brevard Co.). VIDEO F
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 31, 2017 22:45
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