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[Massachusetts] Willie EVANS, executor, [FN1] vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY.

We conclude that the jury were adequately instructed regarding the claim of wrongful death based on the breach of the implied warranty of merchantability, that the evidence supports the jury's verdict finding such a breach, that this breach alone supports
Westlaw (Thompson West)
added Jun 11, 2013 11:55

[Florida] SMITH v. RJR, et. al (PDF)

Della Mae Butler was the plaintiff ... representative of Butler's estate filed a motion for substitution of parties and for amendment of the complaint to state a wrongful death claim. The circuit court denied the motion and dismissed the case. We reverse.
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Feb 18, 2013 05:09

[Canada] Day 114: Wayne Knox - the Wild Card

Time flew by on Thursday during the testimony of Wayne Knox in the 17th floor courtroom of Montreal's Palais de Justice. He was the forty-first witness at the tobacco trials, and one of the most informative, insightful and entertaining witnesses to date.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2013 14:43

[New York] Letter: More tobacco lawsuits needed

"Widow wins tobacco suit," Dec. 15, describes how Eileen Clinton's husband died of lung cancer . . . When a company sells a product that kills half the people who use it as directed and targets their marketing to youth to replace these customers, someth
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jan 1, 2013 12:41

[Florida] Jacksonville judge disqualified from case over Nazi comparison

A three judge panel of the state’s 1st District Court of Appeal on Wednesday issued an opinion explaining its June decision to overrule Circuit Judge Adrian Soud, who twice rejected motions by Philip Morris to disqualify himself in the case.
Business Journal of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida
added Sep 6, 2012 13:30

Court of Appeals rules cigarette labels violate companies' free-speech right

John Dinan, an associate professor of political science at Wake Forest University, expects the U.S. Supreme Court will agree to address the graphic-warning labels, "especially because the lower federal courts are divided on this question."
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 25, 2012 13:36

[Washington] Both sides in roll-your-own cigarettes battle agree to have lawsuit dismissed

The companies suing to halt the Legislature's new tax on "roll-your-own" cigarettes have thrown in the towel.
The Olympian (WA)
added Jul 11, 2012 06:26

[Florida] 2 Law Firms Ordered To Pay $9.1 Million For Frivolous Engle Progeny Suits ($$)

The four judges in the Middle District of Florida ordered that The Wilner Firm and Farah & Farah pay $9,164,404.12 and referred the matters discussed in the order to the Florida Bar...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 20, 2017 18:29


plaintiff claims defendant cigarette companies caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness by hiding the dangers of their products.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:27

Tobacco Companies Petition Florida High Court Over Attorney Fees Decisions ($$)

Two tobacco companies that were ordered to pay $32 million in damages following an Engle progeny suit petitioned the Florida Supreme Court on June 21 over a lower court ruling that they had to pay the plaintiffs’ attorney fees because the lower court’s de
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 14, 2017 23:42
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