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Plaintiff Urges Florida Court To Allow Asbestos Experts, Award, Reject Daubert ($$)

Two amicus curiae parties on Aug. 15 joined a plaintiff in urging the Florida Supreme Court to reject the Daubert standard and reverse an appellate court’s ruling excluding experts and negating an $8 million asbestos award (Richard DeLisle v. Crane Co., e
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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[Asia, China] Passenger sues Harbin rail bureau over smoking

A female railway passenger who had to endure cigarette smoke during a journey is suing the Harbin Railway Bureau for allowing passengers to smoke. The Beijing Railway Transport Court has accepted the case and will hold a hearing on Aug 24, according to
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[UK] The Cannabis Act and Residential Tenancies

The Residential Tenancies Act (the “RTA”... Under section 64 of the RTA, a tenancy may be terminated where the tenant is substantially interfering with the reasonable enjoyment of other tenants or the landlord. This ground is more difficult to establish
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 20:30
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms Judgment In $28.9M Smoking Suit

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a $28.9 million final judgment in a lawsuit brought by the family of a lawyer who died of lung cancer against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., finding the lower court hadn’t improperly eli
Law360
added Aug 17, 2017 17:55
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY and PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Appellants, v. LINDA PURDO ENOCHS, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of THOMAS PURDO, Appellee. (PDF)

we are satisfied that the trial court did in fact engage in the genuineness inquiry in overruling Defendants’ objections to prospective jurors 18 and 95.
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 17, 2017 05:32
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms Judgment In $28.9M Smoking Suit

affirmed a $28.9 million final judgment in a lawsuit brought by the family of a lawyer who died of lung cancer against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., finding the lower court hadn’t improperly eliminated two prospective jurors. The
Law360
added Aug 17, 2017 05:25
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[Asia, China] Woman sues Chinese railway authority over smoking

A woman has brought a lawsuit against the Harbin Railway Bureau to ban smoking on regular trains and station platforms. The Beijing Railway and Transport Court has accepted the case and the trial will begin on August 24, The Paper reports. It is the fir
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:41
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BAHR: Policy study: E-vapor product bans could violate international trade rules

R Street Associate Fellow Maria Foltea examines the legality of such bans under international trade law and concludes that prohibition of “like” products—in this case, e-cigarettes—is illegal and should be reversed. “Currently, tobacco-heated products t
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Aug 18, 2017 21:34
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[South Carolina] Big Pharma's Tobacco Moment as Star Lawyers Push Opioid Suits

South Carolina became the sixth state to sue opioid makers alleging they have created a public health crisis. The suit filed by Joe Rice, a plaintiff lawyer who helped negotiate a $246 billion settlement with the tobacco industry in 1998, suggests states
Bloomberg News
added Aug 17, 2017 05:22
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[New York] Queens mother, disabled daughter not evicted over landlord's 'meritless' lawsuit

Jovic had accused Blue of smoking marijuana and cigarettes. Blue insisted she only used tobacco — never pot — and exhaled out the window with a fan blowing....decision said there were no rules or lease provisions against smoking.
New York Daily News
added Aug 15, 2017 18:27
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