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[Florida] MOBLEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 02/12/18 –

plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:45
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[Florida] TERESA STARR-BLUNDELL V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO UPCOMING Trial 02/12/18 –

In this Engle progeny tobacco litigation proceeding, Plaintiff Teresa Starr- Blundell (personal representative of the estate of Lucy Starr) alleged Philip Morris Tobacco Co and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co of fraudulent concealment of dangers of smoking ciga
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:44
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Swisher Sweets ‘Artist Project’: using musical events to promote cigars

Swisher Sweets promotes and supports musical artists, has a branded presence at concerts and holds pop-up music events in convenience stores that are promoted on its website and social media (figure 1).
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:46
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[Florida] IN RE 73 ENGLE-RELATED CASES. On appeal from the Circuit Court for Duval County (PDF)

the trial court dismissed the cases and in doing so denied plaintiffs’ counsel’s request for leave to amend the complaints and substitute new party plaintiffs into the actions. Plaintiffs’ counsel appealed these decisions. We affirm.
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 9, 2018 17:53
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[Florida] STAINES, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, and LORILLARD, INC., Appellees: PER CURIAM (PDF)

We affirm for the same basic reasons detailed in our opinion in In re 73 Engle-Related Cases. Shortly stated, we find no legal error in the trial court’s decision to dismiss the lawsuit filed by counsel on behalf of Ms. Staines because “deceased perso
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 9, 2018 17:52
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[Florida] Tobacco cases rejected because of dead clients

A state appellate court upheld the dismissal of more than 70 lawsuits against tobacco companies and refused to allow attorneys to amend the complaints because the clients had died before the cases were filed. Thursday’s decision came less than four month
Northwest Florida News
added Feb 9, 2018 17:23
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Philip Morris Notice: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Philip Morris International Inc. - PM

According to the lawsuit, defendants throughout the Class Period made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) there were irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris' application to the FDA for app
PR Newswire
added Feb 8, 2018 21:24
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[Netherlands] Big tobacco’s offer: $1 billion for research. Should scientists take it?

But Yach says he's already received 50 to 60 proposals from around the world, including from U.S. medical schools. The foundation will issue a formal call for proposals for centers of excellence after a workshop later this month, and expects to award its
Science
added Feb 8, 2018 21:13
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Power, Corruption And Lies: How Juries Are Responding ($$)

Stories of political corruption, corporate conspiracy and sexual harassment in the United States span the ages. So why has the reaction to them seemed to change in the past year? How does this phenomenon affect jury verdicts? What does all of this mean fo
Law360
added Feb 8, 2018 21:09
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[Florida] Fla. Court OKs Toss Of Engle Cases Filed For Dead Plaintiffs ($$)

said a lower court was right to toss several dozen Engle progeny suits filed by two law firms on behalf of plaintiffs that “had been dead for many years,” just months after a panel of federal judges fined the same firms $9.1 million for filing nearly iden
Law360
added Feb 8, 2018 21:08
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