Headlines Tagged with Lawsuits — 31,026 headlines found
upheld a district court decision to dismiss counterclaims against an Indian tribe in a tobacco tax lawsuit after finding that the counterclaims are barred by sovereign immunity (Quinault Indian Nation v. Mary Linda Pearson, No. 15-35263, 9th Cir., 2017 U.
Aug 31, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:11
A California appellate court on Wednesday upheld a $3.8 million verdict against an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. subsidiary for contributing to a smoker’s death by negligently designing its cigarettes, holding that federal law does not preempt the smoker’s w
Aug 31, 2017 Law360
added Sep 1, 2017 13:54
The three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District, Division Eight, in a unanimous decision on Wednesday said the trial court did not err in its jury instructions and federal law did not preempt the woman’s claims.
Aug 31, 2017 Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 03:07
Justice Rubin Declares That Federal Government Has Not Preempted Disputes Concerning Liability For Smokers’ Deaths, Rejects Contention That State Is Effectively Creating a Ban on Cigarettes
Aug 31, 2017 Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added Sep 1, 2017 03:04
 For the reasons stated above, the applicants’ motion for an interlocutory injunction is dismissed.
Aug 30, 2017 Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 02:03
Cigar-association executive updates conference attendees on status of lawsuit...litigants in a lawsuit seeking to overthrow the FDA’s so-called deeming rule regroup in light of recent policy changes and the agency's new leadership, according to a tobacco-
Aug 30, 2017 CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 1, 2017 14:32
[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROSE POLLARI Appellee (PDF)
Admitting the Reports at trial effectively presented the jury with the opinions and conclusions of numerous extra-judicial experts whom Defendants could not cross-examine.... “Because the battle of experts has become as much a part of a trial as the confl
Aug 30, 2017 Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 1, 2017 01:25
ruling that a lower court erred by allowing several surgeon general's reports on cigarettes into evidence at trial ...agreed with the tobacco companies that the reports were inadmissible hearsay and remanded the case for a new trial of the claims brought
Aug 30, 2017 Law360
added Sep 1, 2017 01:20
USA v. PHILIP MORRIS, et. al: The above-entitled case was reassigned on 8/29/2017 from Judge Gladys Kessler to Judge Paul L. Friedman by direction of the Calendar Committee.
Aug 29, 2017 Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 21, 2017 14:01
tossed counterclaims against the Quinault Indian Nation brought by the estate of a deceased tribal member in response to the tribe’s now-dismissed $90 million lawsuit over unpaid cigarette taxes, ruling that the counterclaims are barred by the tribe’s sov
Aug 29, 2017 Law360
added Sep 4, 2017 11:54