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[Canada] Day 253: "Every party has an ending."

There was eloquence. There was eye-rolling. There was anger. There was laughter. And not all of it from in front of the bar!... "I fear that the hardest work will start in the next few minutes," he said before announcing the AMEN to every trial: "Judgme
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:56
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[Florida] Big Tobacco's Directed Verdict Axed In Non-Engle Appeal

saying Friday the verdict was improper because the expert testimony could support a conclusion that their cigarettes caused cancer. Plaintiff Karen Whitney had sued the tobacco giants, asserting negligence and strict liability claims, according to court
Law360
added Dec 8, 2014 12:47
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EDITORIAL: Attorneys General for Sale

an entire industry has sprung up to lobby state attorneys general on behalf of companies that are under scrutiny, or that need special legal benefits from a state. The companies give hundreds of thousands of dollars (and often much more) to the campaigns
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:34
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Laura Shamp

Although she hasn’t tried as many CVN Engle progeny cases as some our other featured attorneys, Laura Shamp carries a solid 66.7% winning percentage through her three years of CVN Engle experience. Notably, she secured the full award of damages in her f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:41
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[Florida] Jury Awards Nearly $4.5 Million Plus Potential Punitives in Engle Progeny Suit Against RJR

Jurors awarded Helen Taylor more than $4 million in damages after finding that her history of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes was fueled by a nicotine addiction that caused her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and peripheral vascular disease. Helen
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:50
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[Florida] Jury awards settlement for long-time smoker

Another large jury verdict has been rendered against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Florida, with a long-time smoker awarded $14.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages. The case in the Middle District of Florida also affects Philip Morris USA, whic
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 18:08
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[Florida] ARCHIVE: Miami Atty Wants Cut Of $218M Big Tobacco Fees, Suit Says ($$)

Former associate John Hoag claims he was induced into signing an agreement in October 1999 with Stanley M. Rosenblatt PA -- the small firm that launched massive anti-tobacco class actions -- that promised him a $100,000 bonus to...
Law360
added Oct 7, 2014 16:31
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay $26.5M In Engle Case Over 'Light' Ads ($$)

denied Philip Morris' two motions for judgment as a matter of law seeking to reverse its loss at the trial, where a jury awarded roughly $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffe
Law360
added Sep 19, 2014 17:54
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Robert McCarter

While Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s Robert McCarter has not argued as many Engle cases as other attorneys, he’s won both cases he’s tried on the issue of fault. Moreover, CVN’s only Engle case in which damages were awarded against him was a retrial in Naugle, wh
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 17, 2014 18:03
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[UK, USA] Imperial fires up e-cigarette legal battle ($$)

Fontem Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Imperial Tobacco, has filed a suit in California against nine US e-cigarette makers, including the top three – Lorillard’s Blu Ecigs, NJOY and Logic – which together account for about 80 per cent of t
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 09:02
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