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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Slammed With $9M Verdict In Engle Trial ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $3 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny trial over a longtime smoker's lung cancer death, adding to a $6.1 million compensatory verdict awarded in the...
Law360
added Sep 24, 2016 15:06
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[Florida] Philip Morris Beats $19M Engle Progeny Suit At Trial ($$)

not liable in a $19 million Engle progeny trial brought by the widow and daughter of a chain-smoking clothing store owner who died of lung cancer, a Miami jury decided on Thursday. The verdict came after emotional closing arguments, during which the plai
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 22:03
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[New York] AG Challenges UPS on Tobacco Deliveries

In an opening statement this week in a Manhattan federal court, Carrie Cohen, the lawyer for UPS, said the company was in full compliance with the law, saying the city and state mistook cartons of legally shipped “little cigars” for cigarettes. “Littl
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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[Florida] Jury Rules Smoker Failed Class Action's Citizenship Requirements, Clearing Philip Morris in His Cancer Death

Jurors needed only an hour to conclude Robiel Chacon was not a Florida citizen and resident either when his lung cancer was diagnosed on June 3, 1994 or when it manifested, excluding him from the so-called Engle class action against the country’s tobacco
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:38
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[Florida] $6.1M Verdict, Plus Punitives TBD, Hits Tobacco Cos. for Smoker's Death; RJR Liable for Conspiracy Despite No Link to Its Cigs

The jury reached its conclusion, finding R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for the 2000 death of Dennis Oshinsky, 60, after more than a day of deliberations. Notably, the decision included a finding that both companies were liable on conspiracy grou
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:37
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[Florida] Family Says Philip Morris Owes $19M For Cancer Death ($$)

The widow and daughter of a chain-smoking clothing store owner who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Thursday to award them $19 million for their husband and father's death, saying Philip Morris USA Inc. hid the dangers of cigarettes from him unti
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:36
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[Massachusetts] KATHLEEN DONOVAN, ET AL v. PHILIP MORRIS USA: JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE (PDF)

IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED Judgment for the defendant Philip Morris USA, Inc. on Count I (breach of implied warranty of merchantability claim) and Count III (c. 93A claim). As the Court previously declined to certify Count II, D. 122 at 2, that claim
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 23, 2016 16:35
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[Massachusetts] Last Claim Falls In Healthy Smoker Suit ($$)

A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday struck the last consumer protection claim left after an unsuccessful trial in which a class of Marlboro smokers sought to stick Philip Morris with the bill for annual preventive lung screenings.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:33
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[Florida] Reynolds, Philip Morris Owe $6M Verdict For Cancer Death ($$)

The verdict followed more than a day of deliberations, placing 60 percent of the blame Dennis Oshinsky's lung cancer and death on Philip Morris USA Inc., 25 percent on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and the remaining 15 percent on the deceased smoker himself.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:32
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[Missouri] The Buzz The facts, faces and hum of Election 2016 with Steve Kraske and Dave Helling

The initiative is funded by cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds, and that has a lot of people concerned. Said Dueker: “The words of the amendment mean we're going to get $300 million for our kids, and Big Tobacco and Little Tobacco are going to get whacked. I
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2016 16:01
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