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[Florida] Engle Progeny Plaintiff Moves For Extension To File For Rehearing ($$)

A plaintiff in an Engle progeny suit on March 8 moved for an extension of time to file a motion for a rehearing, certification, or a written opinion following an order from the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal that affirmed a defense verdict in a t
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 14, 2017 15:25

Florida Appeals Panel Affirms $18 Million Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

on Feb. 24 affirmed an $18 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the trial judge did not err in failing to dismiss a juror and in not reducing the total award (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al. v. Andy R. Allen Sr., No. 1D15-4197, Fl
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 14, 2017 15:24

California Federal Judge Awards $2.1M In Attorney Fees To Tobacco Company ($$)

awarded a tobacco company $2.1 million in attorney fees in a suit brought by a tobacco company that alleged that another tobacco company violated the terms of a contract (Trendsettah USA Inc., et al. v. Swisher International Inc., No. 8:14-cv-01664, C.D.
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 14, 2017 15:23

Pennsylvania Department Of Revenue Removes Vaping Tax Suit To Federal Court ($$)

removed a suit in which it is accused of creating an overly broad list of e-cigarette and tobacco products under the Tobacco Products Act of Pennsylvania that are taxed to federal court in Pennsylvania because many of the claims are based in federal law (
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 14, 2017 15:22

Florida Appellate Panel Affirms Summary Judgment In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

on Feb. 22 affirmed a trial court’s grant of summary judgment to a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit in an opinion without any explanation (Carmen Stagg v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, et al., No. 3D16-157, Fla. App. 3rd Dist. Miami-Dade Co.).
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 14, 2017 14:27


In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiffs claim defendant cigarette manufacturers concealed the dangers of their products, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:18

[New York] Oswego's Noel Francisco, likely solicitor general: legal star never forgot his home

He clerked for...Scalia....he was part of the legal team that worked on the Florida recount for George W. Bush...he served from 2001 to 2003 as an associate counsel, and from 20003 to 2005 as deputy assistant attorney general at the Justice Department's O
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Mar 28, 2017 02:36

[Florida] Tobacco Companies Appeal $6 Million Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Feb. 27 filed a notice of appeal with Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal over an Engle progeny suit in which the jury awarded the plaintiff $6 million (Philip Morris USA Inc., et al. v. Stanle
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 11, 2017 00:23

Vape Dealers Say Pa. E-Cig Tax Overbroad, Discriminatory ($$)

Pennsylvania sellers of nicotine vaping supplies say the state’s Department of Revenue is enforcing an illegal, overbroad application of a 40 percent tax to items not inherently vape-related, according to a case removed to federal court Thursday. The com
added Mar 10, 2017 23:45

Noel J. Francisco

He also represented R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a successful First Amendment challenge to a federal regulation requiring cigarette manufacturers to display graphic warnings on cigarette packages;
The Federalist Society
added Mar 9, 2017 17:39
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