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affirmed a judge’s decision to read a jury instruction in a tobacco trial after finding that there was not enough evidence to show that the instruction prejudiced a tobacco company (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Colette S. O’Hara, No. 1D15-5764, Fla. App.,
Oct 12, 2017 Lexis Nexis
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The WTO said on Friday that Honduras, one of four countries that say they oppose Australia's legislation on commercial grounds, had requested the formation of a dispute settlement panel to settle the issue. It is the second time that Honduras has made su
Oct 12, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
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Missouri prisons will soon go smoke-free. It’s all because of an inmate who spent time on death row and two Kansas City attorneys who won the landmark decision with virtually no trial experience. Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington was convicted of strangli
Oct 11, 2017 WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
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Tobacco giant Philip Morris should pay a suburban Boynton Beach man at least $5.3 million for hiding the dangers of low-tar cigarettes that caused his wife’s 2014 death from lung cancer at age 56, a Palm Beach County jury agreed this week.
Oct 11, 2017 Palm Beach (FL) Post
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. COLETTE S. O'HARA, as Personal Representative for the Estate of GARRY L. O’HARA, Appellee (PDF)
Although the jury here may have found causation under either a reliance theory or an omission/concealment theory (or both), the Martin instruction only impacted the reliance theory. For all we know, the jury may have found legal causation solely on a
Oct 11, 2017 Florida's First District Court of Appeal
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against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Wednesday despite finding that a trial court should not have allowed a jury instruction requested by a lawyer for a smoker's family. Florida's First District Court of Appeal said the trial court should not have allowe
Oct 11, 2017 Law360
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A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal sided with Colette O’Hara...Reynolds appealed on a series of grounds, but Wednesday’s ruling focused heavily on the propriety of a jury instruction sought by Colette O’Hara’s attorneys. The instructi
Oct 11, 2017 Florida Politics
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On Oct. 10, In 1997, tobacco companies agreed to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit by 60,000 flight attendants who said second-hand smoke made them ill.
Oct 10, 2017 UPI
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendant-Petitioner, v. PAUL R. LARKIN, JR., AND CARYN O. NEWBORN, as Co-Personal Representatives of the Estate of Carole A. Larkin: PETITIONER’S BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)
This Court should grant review to overturn the Third District’s naked defiance of Aubin’s square holding and ensure that Florida courts abide by that decision’s explicit rejection of the “reasonable alternative design” test.
Oct 2, 2017 Amazon CloudFront
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The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."
Oct 9, 2017 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
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