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[Netherlands] DUTCH 'SMOKING IS MURDER' CASE GOES GLOBAL; LAWSUITS IN 17 COUNTRIES

Lawyers in 17 countries are following Dutch lawyers' lead in suing the tobacco industry for attempted murder or aggravated assault. Anti-smoking organizations and lawyers from 15 countries gathered in Geneva recently to discuss the Dutch appraoch to the,
NL Times (nl)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:37
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FDA IS NOT “SUSPENDING ENFORCEMENT” OF CIGAR, E-CIGARETTE REGULATION

Earlier today The Washington Post published an article titled, FDA suspends enforcement of stricter standards for e-cigarette, cigar industry.... Attorneys for the government and groups negotiated out a second extension last week and it was agreed that th
HalfWheel
added May 3, 2017 12:07
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[Florida] LIMA V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL.

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiffs claim defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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$19.4M Award Hammers Tobacco Companies at Trial Over Death of Florida Professor

slapped R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris with more than $19 million in damages for the role it found the cigarette makers played in the death of a former University of Florida professor. Faricy-Pardue v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA-2010.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 21, 2016 20:55
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[Florida] They took on the tobacco industry — and won

Miami Beach lawyers Robert Grover, Norman Ciment, Marvin Weinstein and Sherwin Stauber have accomplished much in their 53 years on both sides of the bench...it was their landmark courtroom victories against Big Tobacco, from which they secured more than
Miami (FL) Herald
added Dec 16, 2016 16:49
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[Florida] Watch Ursula Henninger's Closing Help Curb Punitives in Seven-Figure Tobacco Trial

"RJR only cares about money is the claim. If that's the case, why do we have Premier, Eclipse, Snus," Henninger responded in her closing as she lined up the company's traditional cigarette alternatives. "We sell Eclipse, we lose money. Why do we have th
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:47
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds To Blame For Smoking Lawyer's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a chain-smoking lawyer who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Wednesday to find R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarette use from him. During opening arguments in Palm Bea
Law360
added Apr 14, 2016 15:28
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[Florida] Engle Cases Likely To Drag On Despite Higher Damages Risk ($$)

Court's ruling Thursday putting punitive damages in play for Engle progeny plaintiffs on non-fraud claims opens up tobacco companies to increased exposure to large damages awards, but plaintiffs attorneys say they don't expect settlements anytime soon.
Law360
added Mar 18, 2016 19:00
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[Florida] BREAKING: Philip Morris Escapes Most Liability In $11.5M Engle Trial ($$)

jury Wednesday rejected a widow's bid for $11.5 million plus punitive damages against Philip Morris USA Inc. for the death of her husband, who smoked, instead awarding her $350,000 and assigning the tobacco giant only a quarter of the blame for his lung c
Law360
added Mar 2, 2016 23:36
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[Florida] Teague v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company et al ($$)

Law360
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07
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