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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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[Florida] Philip Morris USA Inc., et al. v. Douglas

The U.S. Chamber urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reverse a Florida Supreme Court case which establishes a new rule of preclusion in violation of the Due Process Clause. In this case, the Florida Supreme Court decertified a sprawling class act
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:09
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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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