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[Florida] Meet Alex Alvarez, the Coral Gables Lawyer Winning Millions Against Cigarette Companies

the jury reached a landmark decision, returning a no-fault finding for the plaintiff. “It’s the first time in any Engle case, and I think it’s the first time in U.S. history, that they found the smoker bears no responsibility,” Alvarez told the Daily Bus
Law.com
added Aug 3, 2018 22:39
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AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, et al., v. FDA: MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT (PDF)

But the new policy announced in the Guidance allows whole classes of the very products that are creating and sustaining this epidemic to remain on the market for years without the public-health review mandated by Congress. This Court should vacate the
Keller and Heckman LLP
added Aug 3, 2018 17:52
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NGOs File Motion for Summary Judgment in Lawsuit Challenging FDA’s Guidance Extending Deeming Rule Compliance Policy Deadlines

The NGOs make three main arguments: (1) the Guidance unlawfully authorizes manufacturers to continue marketing newly-deemed tobacco products without obtaining the required FDA marketing order, contrary to the requirements of the Family Smoking Prevention
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 3, 2018 17:45
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[Florida] PHIL J. MAROTTA V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, ET AL. LIVE Trial 07/20/18 –

Marotta alleged R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company of fraudulent concealment of dangers of smoking cigarettes manufactured by the company which led his Philip M. Marotta to get addicted to smoking at the age of 12 and also alleged the company of being liable o
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 3, 2018 14:03
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On Remand From Florida, Supreme Court, Tobacco Plaintiffs Win Punitives ($$)

The adult children of a smoker who died in 1994 of lung cancer were awarded $300,000 in punitive damages on July 30, five years after winning a $6 million compensatory damages verdict in their case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Phil J. Marotta, as p
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 2, 2018 23:11
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What it means to be a whistleblower

While Wigand did not take down the tobacco industry, his information aided in lawsuits that ended up costing the industry hundreds of billions of dollars. His decision to come forward got him an undesirable amount of attention from the media and as well
KERA (Dallas, TX)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:28
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United States Supreme Court Decides South Dakota V. Wayfair, Overrules Decades Of Precedent For Taxation Of Remote Sales And Imposes New Responsibilities For Internet And Other Remote Sellers Of Tobacco Products

means that remote sellers could be required to collect and remit taxes for sales, even if they do not have a physical presence in the consumer’s state. Although the decision in Wayfair dealt only with sales taxes, it seems that the Court’s rationale could
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 31, 2018 21:53
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Deeming Regulations Litigation Update–U.S. District Court For The District Of Columbia Expected Forum For Three Appointments Clause Challenges

The FDA has advanced in its “procedural maneuvering” in three constitutional challenges to the Deeming Regulations. The challenges – premised on the First Amendment and on the Appointments Clause – were filed by vapor-industry plaintiffs represented by t
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 31, 2018 21:50
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E-cigarette maker Juul targeted teens with false claims of safety, lawsuit says

When a San Diego-based mother posted an emergency alert on Nextdoor, a community discussion app, she hoped a Good Samaritan could help, according to court filings. Her son was hysterical after losing a flash drive with his homework near the local McDonal
Washington Post
added Jul 31, 2018 21:41
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[Florida] Jury Awards $4.6M to Smoker After Finding RJR Liable for His Heart, Vascular Diseases

A state court jury awarded $4.62 million last week to a Florida smoker who claims R.J. Reynolds is responsible for a decades-long nicotine addiction that caused his heart and vascular diseases. Bush v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007CA003083.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:36
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