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[Florida] Testimony by otolaryngologists in defense of tobacco companies 2009–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Noble organizations in otolaryngology should take stands to resist tobacco industry manipulation of the legal process by enforcing ethical standards in expert testimony to insure that it is unbiased and based on fair and balanced interpretation of the sc
The Laryngoscope
added Jul 17, 2015 18:00

[Canada] Yukon's size a factor in lack of tobacco lawsuit legislation

Minister Brad Cathers says multiple factors at play in reluctance to launch lawsuit against tobacco companies
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 16, 2015 16:37

[Florida] $10M+ Wrongful Death Tobacco Case Ends in Mistrial

After less than a day and a half of jury deliberations, Judge Stephen Dakan declared a mistrial in an Engle progeny wrongful death suit against R.J. Reynolds, when jurors indicated for the second time Wednesday afternoon that they were unable to reach a v
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:50

[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of November 17

Closing arguments took most of today, giving jurors less than four hours to deliberate before breaking for the weekend in Andy Allen’s suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the 2009 death of his wife, Dawn.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:40

[North Carolina] Lawsuit targets British American’s role in Reynolds deal

wants the deal blocked essentially because British American Tobacco PLC is protecting its 42 percent Reynolds stake at the expense of public shareholders. The Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust is suing Reynolds, its board — which includes top execu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 11, 2014 15:39

[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

[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

[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

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
added Sep 3, 2014 19:32
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