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[Florida] Jury Finds COPD-Related Claim Against RJR, Philip Morris Time-Barred

needed about six hours to conclude that Carlos Ortiz should have known by May 5, 1990 that he suffered from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease his family contends was caused by years of smoking. That date is the cut-off for claims in Florida’s Eng
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Boston Jury Hits RJR With $43.1M Verdict in Cancer Trial, Clears Philip Morris & Auto Parts Co.

A Massachusetts state court jury Friday afternoon awarded the family of a former brake worker $43.1 million after finding R.J. Reynolds liable for his lung cancer death, but jurors cleared Philip Morris and an auto parts company of responsibility.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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FDA Seeks Marketing Info From More E-Cig Makers ($$)

Friday asked 21 e-cigarette companies, including the makers and importers of Vuse Alto and myblu, to cough up information about whether more than 40... T
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:28
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Juul E-Cigarette Lawsuit

a number of individual lawsuits alleging injury or death due to vape use have been filed in various federal courts. Here are a few notable e-cigarette legal claims as examples of the types of lawsuits that are being filed.
CONSUMERSAFETY.ORG
added Oct 12, 2018 14:33
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Jones Day Employment Atty Gets DOJ Civil Rights Chief Job ($$)

Senate confirmed Jones Day employment attorney Eric Dreiband to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on Thursday amid opposition from leading civil rights groups.
Law360
added Oct 12, 2018 15:57
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Discrimination Defense Lawyer Confirmed for Trump Civil Rights Post

Senate Oct. 11 confirmed Eric Dreiband, a Jones Day attorney...voted 50-47 to confirm Dreiband to head the DOJ Civil Rights Division...won a case for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco that made it harder for workers to sue for age discrimination under federal law.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:42
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[Missouri] Stronger St. Louis County smoking ban will be on Nov. 6 ballot – but the results won't be counted

A measure ending exemptions for casinos and more than 90 bars under St. Louis County's seven-year-old smoking ban will appear on ballots here Nov. 6, but the votes on it won't count after an appellate court on Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling. A co
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 10, 2018 05:39
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Germany's Roor sues Texas smoke shops over counterfeit bongs

German water pipe maker Roor International and its U.S. license holder Sream have sued at least a dozen Texas smoke shops for trademark infringement, saying they are selling counterfeit Roor water pipes, tarnishing the company’s high-end brand.
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 18:12
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[Massachusetts] Widow Blames Husband’s Death on Asbestos, Lung Cancer and Smoking

In a recent lawsuit over a man’s death from lung cancer, both heavy smoking and exposure to asbestos from brake dust were found to be responsible. The man, Louis S., died from lung cancer before the trial began. The asbestos lawsuit was filed jointly by
Top Class Actions
added Oct 9, 2018 19:21
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$21.5 Million Award To Smoker’s Widow Affirmed By Florida Appellate Court ($$)

A Florida appellate court on Sept. 28 affirmed a $21.5 million jury award for damages to the widow of a man who died from cancer caused by smoking cigarettes...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 8, 2018 20:47
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