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Trump Taps Jones Day Partner To Head DOJ Civil Rights Unit ($$)

tapped another Jones Day attorney to serve in the administration, nominating labor and employment partner Eric S. Dreiband to serve as the assistant attorney general for the [DOJ].....representing [RAI] in defending an age discrimination suit against...
Law360
added Jun 30, 2017 03:18
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. Paul R. Larkin, Jr., and Caryn O. Newborn, etc., Appellees/Cross-Appellants: An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Lisa S. Walsh, Judge (PDF)

the trial court’s failure to instruct the jury on the consumer expectations test exclusively has not been shown to have “resulted in a miscarriage of justice,” or to have been “calculated to confuse or mislead the jury,” Font, 199 So. 3d at 326.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 1, 2017 15:55
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[Florida] MALONEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its products, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:01
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Over a Decade Later, Judge Finalizes Cigarette-Box Warnings

The statement is divided into five sections, with each section having a preamble that introduces a series of bulleted factual statements about the negative health consequences of smoking. The preamble originally read “a federal court has ordered [defen
Courthouse News
added Jun 29, 2017 09:49
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[Illinois] E-cigarette battery explosion hurts man, his marriage: lawsuit

A married Plainfield couple is suing two Joliet vape shops, alleging batteries purchased there for an e-cigarette exploded and caught fire in the husband's pants pockets, leaving him with second and third-degree burns and hurting their love life.
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 29, 2017 05:30
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16
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[Florida] Fla. Court Affirms $13M Award Against RJ Reynolds ($$)

In a brief ruling, a three-judge Third District Court of Appeal panel rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s pleas to overturn the verdict and instead reversed the only post-trial relief the trial court had granted the tobacco giant, a new trial limited to
Law360
added Jun 29, 2017 04:55
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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Fights New Trial After Jurors Awarded $23B ($$)

asked the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to overturn a ruling granting the tobacco giant a new trial over the widow's closing arguments, arguing that the decision goes against court precedent regarding punitive damages. Cynthia Robinson, who sued R.J.
Law360
added Jun 29, 2017 04:53
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[Georgia] 11th Circ. Backs RJ Reynolds Win In Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

panel on Tuesday backed the dismissal of an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. job applicant's age discrimination suit against the company, rejecting the Georgia man’s argument that his disparate treatment claim was timely.
Law360
added Jun 29, 2017 04:50
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[California] RJR Unit’s Bid To Reverse $3.9M Wrongful Death Verdict Dims ($$)

the jury had found the cigarettes’ design was a key factor in a smoker’s death, casting doubt on the tobacco giant’s argument that federal law preempted...R.J. Reynolds is seeking to overturn a 2014 verdict finding that its subsidiary, Lorillard Tobacco..
Law360
added Jun 28, 2017 15:24
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