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[Asia] Class action suit filed against major Israeli water park

The claimants, all of whom visited the Shefayim water park after July 11, 2012, have filed for 740 million NIS in damages after the park "violated...the law for preventing smoking in public places, and harmed the health of hundreds of thousands of the wat
Arutz Sheva (
added Sep 4, 2018 22:30

[Pennsylvania] Appellate court requires Reynolds to disclose lists linked to asbestos lawsuit

A three-judge appellate court panel in Pennsylvania ruled Thursday that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. must release lists of smokers and employees who sued Lorillard Inc. related to cigarette filters that contained asbestos. Reynolds inherited the legal liab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 2, 2018 13:27

PTAB Shuts Down RJ Reynolds Challenges To E-Cig Patent ($$)

Fontem Holdings 1 BV on Wednesday notched a victory in its intellectual property fight with R.J. Reynolds over electronic cigarettes when the Patent Trial and Appeal Board declined to review a patent that R.J. Reynolds has been accused of infringing. PTA
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02

[Florida] DELANCY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 09/04/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, causing nicotine addiction and death.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02

[Florida] SIMON V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 09/04/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette makers concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02

[Pennsylvania] RJR Must Turn Over List Of Asbestos Litigants, Pa. Court Says ($$)

must produce lists of customers and employees who have sued over asbestos-containing cigarette filters...panel quashed RJR's appeal of a Philadelphia trial court's order to produce the lists for discovery in a case brought by the widow of a man who smoked
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07

[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Jones Day and its co-counsel landed on the legal lambs list after juries hit client R.J. Reynolds with a pair of product liability verdicts totaling $113.3 million.
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07

Farm Workers’ Union Sues US Labor Dept Over Poor Conditions for Foreign Workers

"at the end of the day, we see the real changemaker and the folks that really need to take responsibility as the folks purchasing these agricultural products, like Reynolds American, that buys tobacco on some farms where they pay over $11 an hour and som
Sputnik (ru)
added Aug 31, 2018 11:41

[Florida] RJR Slapped With $7.5M Total Verdict at Trial Over Trucker's Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors delivered a $7.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds this week for the part they found the tobacco company played in the cancer death of a Florida truck driver. Olson v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000396. Floyd Olson, 58, a long-haul trucker, died f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2018 19:06

[Florida] After Mistrial, Plaintiff Prevails In Engle-Progeny Case Against R.J. Reynolds ($$)

In two verdicts rendered Aug. 27, a Florida jury awarded the son of a smoker $7.5 million, one year after a mistrial was declared in the case because of contradictory jury instructions (Michael Olson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2008-CA-00396, Fla. 4
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 30, 2018 19:06
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