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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS v. ANDY R. ALLEN SR.: BRIEF ON JURISDICTION OF PETITIONERS PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Shortly after the jury was empaneled, Petitioners discovered Juror Taylor’s true opinions. As recently as five months before trial, he had exhorted smokers on Facebook to “‘[s]et [themselves] free from the people who have you addicted,’” and urged them t
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 30, 2017 06:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] New twist to Mliswa, CBZ loan dispute

A $3 million loan dispute pitting businessman Mr Temba Mliswa and CBZ Bank has taken a new twist... The commercial bank claims it lent Mliswa’s Saltlakes Holdings money to buy tobacco from farmers and the businessman bound himself as surety and co-princi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 29, 2017 01:44
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Say Juror's 'Satan' Barb Invalidates $18M Award ($$)

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds asked the Florida Supreme Court Monday to throw out an $18 million damages award for a deceased smoker’s family because a juror failed to disclose his views that tobacco companies are “leeches” and compared them to Satan in
Law360
added Nov 28, 2017 19:45
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[Florida] Prominent Tobacco Attorney Philip Gerson Fights Discipline Case

Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
Law.com
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19
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[Florida] Fourth District Court of Appeal reverses and remands tobacco industry wrongful death suit

surgeon general’s reports were wrongly admitted into evidence and indecorously used to reinforce expert opinion that tobacco in fact is addictive and deadly. The 4th District Court of Appeal cited Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Pollari 2017, a case that found
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:37
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Download Print Corrective Statements

Statement A: Adverse Health Effects of Smoking (PDF pages 2-3) Statement B: Addictiveness of Smoking and Nicotine (PDF pages 4-5) Statement C: Lack of Significant Health Benefits from Smoking Light/Low-Tar (PDF pages 6-7) Statement D: Manipulation of C
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:29
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Tobacco Companies to Begin Issuing Court-Ordered Statements in Tobacco Racketeering Suit

Altria, its Philip Morris USA subsidiary, and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, to issue the corrective statements as part of a permanent injunction in 2006 designed to “prevent and restrain” further deception of the American people regarding tobacco use. Multiple a
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:27
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants/Cross-Appellees, v. GERTRUDE MARCHESE, Appellee/Cross-Appellant. (PDF)

We reverse the comparative fault reduction applied to the jury’s verdict, and remand to the trial court for entry of a judgment in favor of appellee for $1.5 million and a determination of appellee’s entitlement to attorneys’ fees
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 23, 2017 21:46
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[Florida] Fla. Panel Reinstates Full $1.5M Verdict For Smoker's Widow ($$)

will receive the full $1.5 million that a jury awarded in her wrongful death suit against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds, as a Florida appeals court said Wednesday the tobacco companies waived rights to a comparative fault reduction by repeatedly telling
Law360
added Nov 23, 2017 02:43
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Ordered to Pay $1.5 Million in Man’s Death

An appeals court Wednesday ordered cigarette makers Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay a full $1.5 million in damages in the death of a longtime smoker. A Broward County jury in 2015 awarded $1 million in compensatory damages and
WLRN-Miami Herald
added Nov 23, 2017 02:26
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