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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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[Florida] $1.81M Award Strikes Three Tobacco Companies for Smoker's Cancer Death

was awarded $1.81 million last week for the lung cancer death of his wife, wrapping a rare Engle progeny trial against three of the country’s four biggest tobacco companies. Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., 2008-CV-025807(19). Jurors awarded Charles San
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:30
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[Florida] Man's Suffering, Not Death, From Tobacco Yields $3M Verdict for Widow

Fort Lauderdale attorneys won a $3 million tobacco verdict for a widow whose husband died a decade ago — but the legal battle will likely continue past her 90th birthday. The Feb. 23 verdict for Blanche Fox found that her husband's lifelong addiction to
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 15, 2017 20:25
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[Florida] DUBINSKY V. PHILIP MORRIS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:37
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[California, Florida] Jacksonville cigar maker Swisher International wins reversal of $44.4 million verdict in federal antitrust case

In April, a California jury found Swisher liable for breach of contract and violation of federal antitrust laws concerning its actions with Trendsettah, a small cigar company. It awarded Trendsettah $14.8 million, which is tripled under federal antitrust
Florida Times-Union
added Nov 28, 2016 01:56
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“Philip Morris” hampers “Grand Tobacco” activity in Russia

the matter refers to the case currently examined in the Moscow Arbitration Court, where Philip Morris disputes the “confusing similarity” between its product with a trademark Marlboro and that of Ararat produced by Grand Tobacco.
Panorama.am (am)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:25
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[Florida] Snap Judgment: Jurors' Quick Verdict Clears R.J. Reynolds in $8M+ Trial over Health Dept. Worker's Fatal Cancer

Jurors rejected the claimed link between nicotine addiction and the 1992 cancer death of Rebecca Fredenhagen, a Florida health department worker who chain smoked for decades. Thursday's verdict followed a six-day trial in which Fredenhagen's daughter, D
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 26, 2016 20:50
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[Florida] Widow Says RJ Reynolds Caused Veteran's Fatal Lung Cancer ($$)

widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarettes from him until he was hopelessly addicted.
Law360
added Jul 30, 2016 13:30
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[California] Swisher Says $44M Cigarillo Verdict Ignores Antitrust Law ($$)

told a California federal court on Monday that it wants a new trial after a $44 million jury verdict for a rival for which it had manufactured small cigars, saying a simple contract fight was passed off as an antitrust suit.
Law360
added Jun 15, 2016 20:20
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[Florida] GLOBAL PREMIUM CIGARS, LLC., vs. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION: COMPLAINT FOR VIOLATION OF A.P.A. AND RELATED CAUSES (PDF)

11. Plaintiffs’ trademark rights and accompanying copyrights, developed over the past several years, in their illustrative artwork will be diminished by the Deeming Rules. Specifically, the Deeming Rules will constitute an unlawful taking or otherwise
Global Premium Cigars
added Jun 5, 2016 18:18
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