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[Florida] FRANCES BESSENT-DIXON, Plaintiff, V. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: JURY VERDICT FORM (PDF)

We, the jury, return the following verdict: Was Tyrone Dixon addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and, if so, was such addiction a legal cause of his laryngeal cancer and death? YES/...Please state whether the fraudulent concealment or omission o
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 24, 2018 16:02
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Neb. Officials Seek To End Tribal Cos.' Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

Nebraska officials urged a federal court Wednesday to toss a suit filed by two Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska-owned cigarette companies challenging the application of state laws, saying the state has immunity to the suit and that its laws aren't blocked by
Law360
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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[Florida] Philip Morris Pushes Back on $20M Award for Ex-Smoker

asked the 11th Circuit on Wednesday to order a new trial after a jury awarded $20 million in punitive damages to a former smoker who claimed her decision to take up the habit was influenced by the company’s ads. Alternatively, Philip Morris asked the 11t
Courthouse News
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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[Washington] 9th Circuit: Tribal Tobacco Company Must Pay $58 Million In Unpaid Excise Taxes

affirmed a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of tobacco products located on land held in trust by the United States is not entitled to an exemption from the federal tobacco excise tax (United States v. King Mountain Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 17:11
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[Florida] MORALES V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 08/15/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, Barbara Morales claims defendant tobacco companies hid the dangers of cigarettes, which caused addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 15, 2018 04:49
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[Florida] Smoker's Death Shouldn't Pause Arguments, 11th Circ. Told ($$)

The attorney for a now-deceased ex-smoker... told the Eleventh Circuit Monday that her death is no reason to postpone the oral arguments set for Wednesday, dryly noting that the tobacco company’s “compassionate response is touching.”
Law360
added Aug 15, 2018 05:03
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[Florida] Smoker's Death Shouldn't Pause Arguments, 11th Circ. Told ($$)

The attorney for a now-deceased ex-smoker who was fighting for the reinstatement of $20 million in punitive damages against Philip Morris USA Inc. told the Eleventh Circuit Monday that her death is no reason to postpone the oral arguments set for Wednesd
Law360
added Aug 15, 2018 04:39
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Florida Supreme Court Briefed On Disqualified Firm In Engle Cases ($$)

Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. urge the Florida Supreme Court to turn away an appeal of a ruling that disqualified a law firm from providing legal representation for more than 100 Engle-progeny plaintiffs in Florida’s Third District
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 05:01
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Nebraska Federal Magistrate Judge: No Stay In Tribal Cigarette Tax Lawsuit ($$)

a Nebraska federal magistrate judge rejected a motion by the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene in and stay the case based upon an ongoing criminal investigation of the tribe’s tobacco operations (HCI Distribution Inc., et al., v. Douglas Peterson, e
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 04:53
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