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[Florida] Jury Awards $250K to Deceased Smoker's Family in Non-Economic Damages Retrial Against Philip Morris

non-economic damages to the family of a Florida mortician whose 1995 lung cancer death was previously tied to years of smoking Philip Morris cigarettes. Danielson v. Philip Morris, 2007-CA002737.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 11, 2018 16:18
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[Florida] In Retrial, Tobacco Plaintiffs Awarded $250,000 In Noneconomic Damages ($$)

a Florida jury ordered Philip Morris USA Inc. to pay the widow and children of a smoker $250,000 in noneconomic damages, just over one year after an appeals court found that an initial jury award rendered in the case was too low and the result of “advers
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 11, 2018 16:16
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[New York] Class Claims ‘Rosy Statements’ Preceded Massive Philip Morris Stock Price Drop

Philip Morris executives sold off millions of dollars stock while withholding information about the company’s stagnant sales, investors claim in a class action. Fild by lead plaintiff City of Westland Police and Fire Retirement System...on behalf of anyo
Courthouse News
added Sep 11, 2018 07:33
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[Virgin Islands, Florida] Two-Jury Trials Could Light New Way For Fla. Tobacco Cases ($$)

an innovative recent tobacco trial in the U.S. Virgin Islands: two plaintiffs, and two juries, but tried at the same time in the same courtroom, resulting in $113 million in verdicts. Two St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, juries in weeklong trials that began A
Law360
added Sep 11, 2018 01:26
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IMPORTANT INVESTOR NOTICE: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Philip Morris International Inc. and Encourages Investors With Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Investors who purchased the Company’s shares between February 8, 2018 and April 18, 2018, inclusive (the "Class Period"), are encouraged to contact the firm before November 5, 2018. If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate
Business Wire
added Sep 10, 2018 03:43
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EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Philip Morris International Inc. – PM

announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) from February 8, 2018 through April 18, 2018, both dates inclusive (“Class Period”). The lawsuit seeks to recover damag
Business Wire
added Sep 10, 2018 03:43
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Turns Away Constitutional Challenge To Preclusive Effect Of Engle ($$)

rejected assertions by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris Inc. that their due process rights are violated when courts give preclusive effect to the concealment and conspiracy findings in Engle v. Liggett Grp., Inc. (Cheryl Searcy v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 9, 2018 20:19
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Florida Panel Denies Certiorari, Won’t Review Disqualification Of Firm ($$)

Efforts by a wrongful death plaintiff to overturn a Florida judge’s order disqualifying the Ferraro Firm from further representing her in litigation against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were unsuccessful on Sept. 5, when the First
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 9, 2018 20:15
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[Massachusetts] Cigarettes And Asbestos Gave Man Fatal Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A combination of smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris and exposure to an auto parts company's asbestos-laden brakes caused a man's fatal lung cancer, counsel for the man's widow told a Boston jury during Friday opening statements.
Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 20:13
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[Massachusetts] Mass. Justices Uphold Ban On Corporate Campaign Spending ($$)

a state ban on corporate contributions to political campaigns, parties and candidate-focused political action committees, in an opinion definitively stating that giving businesses direct influence in elections poses a legitimate threat of corruption.
Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 20:05
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