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[Florida] Court upholds $12 million in punitive damages in tobacco case

a state appeals court Friday upheld a jury’s award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung ca
Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
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[Kentucky, West Virginia] Governor Justice’s companies accused of fraudulent transfers in federal court case

The lawsuit was filed by New London Tobacco Market Inc. of Tennessee and by Fivemile Energy LLC of Kentucky...One part of the agreement was $10,000 retainer fees that were to be paid to New London Tobacco Market each month starting in 2010. The lawsuit c
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Sep 17, 2017 14:00
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[Florida] Case against Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company brought by widow to be re-tried

"[SGR] reports did not constitute original research...rather, they summarized and compiled a mix of information, opinion and advocacy from outside sources.”...since the authors of the reports couldn’t be cross-examined, the reports were hearsay.
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:26
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Ohio Court To Define ‘Smoker,’ Medical Report Status In Asbestos-Lung Cancer Case ($$)

Supreme Court on Sept. 13 agreed to decide whether the state requires a medical expert to weigh in on whether a lung cancer plaintiff qualifies as a “smoker” or whether the law simply requires those already recognized as smokers to submit an opinion regar
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2017 15:47
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Jury awards damages and injunction for packaging infringement ($$)

Five A and New Generation distributed tobacco leaf products under PURE FRONTO mark Fronto King sued for trademark infringement, false designation of origin and related state trademark claims Jury found defendants had not infringed FRONTO KING but could no
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:00
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Zig-Zag Owners Settle Counterfeit Rolling Paper Lawsuit

In a case of alleged counterfeit production and sale of Zig-Zag-branded cigarette papers, the owners of the brand obtained a permanent injunction and lump-sum payment of “several hundred-thousand dollars” for attorneys’ fees, investigator costs and statut
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:52
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[Canada] ANGLIN: Consider the evidence on the benefits of vaping

If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
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[Connecticut] The Briefcase: Reynolds requests stay of Conn. legal ruling

filed Tuesday a stay of motion request for a federal judgment in favor of a Connecticut woman who claimed she got laryngeal cancer from smoking Salem Kings for 25 years. A three-judge panel for the Second Circuit Court sent the case back July 7 to the tr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:11
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[District of Columbia] Motley Rice LLC Appoints New Members

WASHINGTON, D.C., OFFICE Elizabeth Smith advocates for clients harmed by corporate wrongdoing...currently represents ...people impacted by tobacco products.
PR Newswire
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[North Carolina] Acclaimed Attorney & Advocate Gary Jackson Joins Law Offices of James Scott Farrin

He later joined the law firm of Womble Carlyle in Winston-Salem earning six figures litigating for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. against smokers who claimed their tobacco products harmed their health. Later he had an opportunity to argue on behalf of Reynol
Benzinga.com
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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