Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Lawsuits 30,428 headlines found

11 Views

[Florida, North Carolina] Reynolds gains partial win in dispute over MSA payments

received a partial, but pivotal, legal victory last week in its fight against making millions of dollars in annual Master Settlement Agreement payments to Florida on traditional cigarette brands that it no longer owns. Andre Broussard, a chancellor in th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 7, 2017 23:38
11 Views

[Florida] Philip Morris Wants Redo Over Atty's 'Predatory' Comparison ($$)

asked the Eleventh Circuit...to order a new trial in an Engle progeny case...arguing that plaintiff’s counsel made improper closing arguments that compared the tobacco company to a “predatory stranger stalking children.”
Law360
added Dec 7, 2017 23:25
16 Views

[California] Researcher accuses UCSF professor of ‘leering’ at her breasts in new lawsuit

UCSF said in an emailed statement, “UCSF takes any allegations of a hostile work environment seriously. An internal investigation is being conducted under applicable UC policies. In the meantime, we don’t comment on pending litigation or active investiga
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 7, 2017 22:07
5 Views

[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
14 Views

[Florida] JUDITH BERGER, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Defendant-Appellant: APPELLANT’S REPLY BRIEF / ANSWER BRIEF ON CROSS-APPEAL (PDF)

Comparing PM USA To A Child Predator Was Wholly Improper And Calculated To Inflame The Jury’s Passions / Plaintiff’s Counsel Improperly Disparaged PM USA’s Defense Of The Case And Injected Personal Opinions Into Closing
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 7, 2017 23:29
14 Views

[California] A High-Profile Anti-Tobacco Crusader Is Being Sued For Sexual Harassment

Neeley says in the complaint that she reported the harassment, but the university did not meaningfully act to protect her and other female employees. She says that this lack of protection meant she was “forced to leave.” According to her attorneys, she
BuzzFeed
added Dec 7, 2017 04:35
15 Views

[California] UCSF professor, prominent tobacco control activist accused of sexual harassment by former mentee

A former UC San Francisco doctoral researcher Wednesday filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment by a prominent tobacco control activist and tenured UCSF professor Stanton Glantz that spanned nearly two years.
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Dec 7, 2017 04:31
31 Views

[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court denies appeal of $23B punitive damages against Reynolds

As a result of Monday’s 5-2 ruling, it appears Reynolds and Cynthia Robinson are headed toward the new Engle progeny trial ordered Feb. 24 by the Florida First District Court of Appeals. The justices declined to accept jurisdiction of the lawsuit in a o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 7, 2017 04:18
11 Views

EUNICE NEELEY VS. REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA: NOTICE TO PLAINTIFF (PDF)

A Case Management Conference is set for: DATE: MAY-09-2018 TIME: 10:30AM PLACE: Department 610 400 McAllister Street.. Plaintiff must serve a copy of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Information Package on each defendant along with the complaint.
Superior Court of California - County of San Francisco
added Dec 7, 2017 01:54
7 Views

EUNICE NEELEY VS. REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ET AL

2017-12-06 OTHER NON EXEMPT COMPLAINTS, COMPLAINT FILED BY PLAINTIFF NEELEY, EUNICE AS TO DEFENDANT REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA A PUBLIC ENTITY GLANTZ, STANTON AN INDIVIDUAL DOES 1 TO 50, INCLUSIVE SUMMONS ISSUED, JUDICIAL COUNCIL CIVIL CASE C
Superior Court of California - County of San Francisco
added Dec 7, 2017 01:43
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines