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[Florida] Jury Finds For Tobacco Companies In Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

A Florida state court jury on June 2 found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in a suit where a man and his wife claimed that the man developed bladder cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes made by the two tobacco com
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 17:00

[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

The six-member jury, in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit, needed only an hour to reject Steve Kogan’s claim that nicotine addiction drove him to smoke for 40 years and ultimately caused his 1994 bladder cancer. Although Kogan survived the disease, surgeon
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:35


In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:34

[Africa, Kenya] Sacked Alliance One Tobacco workers demand their dues

Former employees of an American tobacco company have accused the firm of withholding their dues. The 258 workers were laid off in 2015, when Alliance One Tobacco scaled down their operations in Kenya. In an affidavit filed in court, their representative,
The Standard (ke)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:08

[Washington] Insurance Co. Wants Out Of Exploding E-Cig Coverage Suit ($$)

Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co. on Friday asked a Washington federal court to let it off the hook in defending a Spokane vape shop in a suit alleging one of its e-cigarettes exploded in a woman’s mouth... a gruesome injury after an e-cig she purchased at
added Jun 5, 2017 20:49

AGAJANIAN: Vapor Smoke And Mirrors: The Future Of E-Cigarettes ($$)

between the change in the presidency and the subsequent confirmation of Gottlieb, the May 2016 “deeming rule” was likely just vapor smoke and mirrors in the rapidly evolving world of e-cigarettes.
added Jun 5, 2017 16:25

[Australia] Candyman’s legal fight with lawyer bills from Piper Alderman

The lawsuit was one of a stack launched by Mr Beynon and his Gold Coast tobacco business Freechoice, which have used courts to protect personal interests and the enterprise. Mr Beynon’s Candyman persona was spawned in 2015, evoking a rich character who
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jun 2, 2017 17:54

Delaware Judge Denies Motion For Class Certification In Tobacco Suit ($$)

a plaintiff in a tobacco product suit to certify a class of Delaware smokers who spent money on Marlboro lights and denied the tobacco company’s motion for summary judgment because the plaintiff’s claims arise from state law, not federal law (Mary A. Car
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 1, 2017 20:57

[North Carolina] Appeals court rejects petition on RJR pension lawsuit

A three-judge panel voted 2-1 on April 28 that the pension committee did fulfill its fiduciary duties in a case involving its retirement plans. The case involves plaintiff Richard Tatum; Reynolds, through its former affiliation with Nabisco; and potenti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 1, 2017 18:49

Ohio Opioid Suit Echoes Tobacco Cases ($$)

alleging a deadly coverup of the dangers of an addictive drug used by millions of Americans. In some ways, Ohio’s move Wednesday to sue several opioid makers harks back to the 1990s, when states took the tobacco industry to court and ultimately came away
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 1, 2017 18:10
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