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Pennsylvania Court Quashes Tobacco Company Appeal Of Asbestos Lawsuit Discovery ($$)

An order requiring a tobacco company to produce a list of mesothelioma litigation it faced falls short of requiring an immediate review, a Pennsylvania court held Aug. 30 in quashing an appeal (Bernice M. Steiner, et al. v. Hollingsworth & Vose Co., et al
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 5, 2018 02:58
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Florida Jury Finds For Tobacco Company In Engle Progeny Case

In an Aug. 21 verdict, a Florida jury rejected allegations that cigarettes manufactured and marketed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. are responsible for the laryngeal cancer of a 25-year, two-pack-a-day smoker (Barbara Morales v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 5, 2018 02:08
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Farm Workers’ Union Sues US Labor Dept Over Poor Conditions for Foreign Workers

"at the end of the day, we see the real changemaker and the folks that really need to take responsibility as the folks purchasing these agricultural products, like Reynolds American, that buys tobacco on some farms where they pay over $11 an hour and som
Sputnik (ru)
added Aug 31, 2018 11:41
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PTAB Shuts Down RJ Reynolds Challenges To E-Cig Patent ($$)

Fontem Holdings 1 BV on Wednesday notched a victory in its intellectual property fight with R.J. Reynolds over electronic cigarettes when the Patent Trial and Appeal Board declined to review a patent that R.J. Reynolds has been accused of infringing. PTA
Law360
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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[Pennsylvania] RJR Must Turn Over List Of Asbestos Litigants, Pa. Court Says ($$)

must produce lists of customers and employees who have sued over asbestos-containing cigarette filters...panel quashed RJR's appeal of a Philadelphia trial court's order to produce the lists for discovery in a case brought by the widow of a man who smoked
Law360
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Jones Day and its co-counsel landed on the legal lambs list after juries hit client R.J. Reynolds with a pair of product liability verdicts totaling $113.3 million.
Law360
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Florida] RJR Slapped With $7.5M Total Verdict at Trial Over Trucker's Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors delivered a $7.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds this week for the part they found the tobacco company played in the cancer death of a Florida truck driver. Olson v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000396. Floyd Olson, 58, a long-haul trucker, died f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2018 19:06
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[Florida] After Mistrial, Plaintiff Prevails In Engle-Progeny Case Against R.J. Reynolds ($$)

In two verdicts rendered Aug. 27, a Florida jury awarded the son of a smoker $7.5 million, one year after a mistrial was declared in the case because of contradictory jury instructions (Michael Olson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2008-CA-00396, Fla. 4
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 30, 2018 19:06
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New York Court Won’t Remove Tobacco Company From Asbestos Litigation ($$)

Deeming the Maryland appellate ruling in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v Stidham, 448 Md. 497, 141 A3d 1 (2016), instructive, a New York judge in an opinion posted Aug. 27 rejected efforts by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to transfer smoking-related allegations b
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 29, 2018 22:02
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[Florida] DANIELSON V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING / Trial 09/04/18 –

In this tobacco liability case, Micah Danielson claims Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which led to the nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease of Norman Danielson.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:53
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