Headlines Tagged with Lawsuits — 31,418 headlines found
Lawsuits, additional regulations and a grandfather-date battle all lie ahead
May 12, 2016 CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 12, 2016 18:27
Plaintiffs’ attorney, Gary Paige, told jurors that Tom Purdo, who died from smoking up to three packs every day since he was 13 years old, only did what cigarette companies said he should do, keep smoking. Paige said that Purdo’s death devastated his f
Apr 30, 2016 Legal Reader
added May 1, 2016 13:15
W. Frank Lee is suing Universal Corp. and subsidiary Universal Leaf North America U.S. Inc.... claims the Richmond, Va.-based company stole and used his ideas, confidential information and trade secrets for processing sweet potatoes for sale.
Apr 4, 2016 Asheboro (NC) Courier-Tribune
added Apr 4, 2016 23:19
Norton Thursday granted defendant R.J. Reynolds’ motion for a mistrial... The two decisions coming in the midst of the Redburn trial had too great a potential impact to avoid a mistrial, according to Jones Day’s Emily Baker, representing Reynolds. Baker c
Mar 29, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 30, 2016 20:42
A Florida appeals court has reversed a $5.8 million verdict for a woman suing over her husband's smoking-related death, finding that her lawyers had made a series of improper comments during closing arguments.
Mar 23, 2016 Reuters
added Mar 24, 2016 08:46
A three-judge panel ruled in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. and ordered a new trial in the case filed by Kathleen Gafney, the Boca Raton widow of smoker Frank Gafney who started smoking by age 15.
Mar 23, 2016 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 23, 2016 21:10
told jurors that Don Gamble began smoking as a teenager, became hopelessly addicted to cigarettes, and eventually developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer.
Feb 25, 2016 Law360
added Feb 26, 2016 18:14
[Florida] Widow Seeks $12.5M+ from Tobacco Giants as Case over Ex-Smoker's Deadly Cancer Goes to Jury
Attorneys Wednesday debated what drove a Florida man to smoke for more than 30 years... Whether nicotine addiction drove Ahrens to smoke served as a key point of dispute in the two-week trial. During Wednesday’s closings, Gordon & Doner’s Gary Paige remin
Feb 11, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:51
In this tobacco litigation trial, Ina Ahrens claims Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to the smoking-related disease of Karl Ahrens.
Jan 25, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:44
failure to instruct the jury that the deceased smoker needed to have relied on Big Tobacco's advertisements to prove conspiracy and fraud claims...ordered a new trial ... the widow of longtime smoker Johnnie Calloway against Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. R
Jan 6, 2016 Law360
added Jan 7, 2016 04:51