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[New York] Small cigarette wholesalers accuse large companies of violating state tax laws

Five tobacco wholesale companies, many family-owned, filed the lawsuit...accuses the larger wholesalers — some based out of state — of "systemic violations" of a 1985 law that was intended to stabilize the cigarette industry and allow New York agents and
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 8, 2018 05:27
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[New York] Man sues after claiming angry neighbor whacked him with a golf club

Oberlin College sophomore Dashiell Kim says in a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit that an upstairs neighbor at his parents’ East 93rd Street home bashed his head with a golf club because the resident said he and his friends were playing their music too lou
New York Post
added Feb 8, 2018 04:54
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10th Circuit upholds benefits for Montana coal miner's widow

A federal appeals court signed off on an award of survivors’ benefits to the widow of a Montana coal mine worker, rejecting a coal company’s argument that a decades-long smoking habit, not coal dust, caused the worker’s death.
Reuters
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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Florida Jury Awards $40.9 Million In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

awarded the family of a former smoker $27 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny suit, bringing the total amount of damages to $40.9 million (Dawn Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2008-CV-022558, Fla. 17th Jud. Cir. Broward Co.). VID
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2018 19:59
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[Florida] Former Smoker Seeks Reinstatement Of $20 Million Punitive Damages Award ($$)

won a total of $26.5 million in an Engle progeny suit asked the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 2 to reinstate $20 million in punitive damages, saying the trial judge erred by revoking the damages (Judith Berger v. Philip Morris USA Inc., Nos.
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2018 19:58
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Florida Jury Awards Family Of Smoker $17.5 Million In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

A Florida jury on Feb. 6 awarded the surviving family members of a smoker who died from lung cancer $10 million in punitive damages, bringing the total amount of damages to $17.5 million (Kenneth Gloger v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2011-CA-23
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2018 19:57
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[Florida] $41.7M Award Against RJR for Smoker's COPD One of Largest Engle Tobacco Verdicts in Three Years

a nearly $27.8 million punitive verdict, capping a $41.7 million total award against the tobacco giant for its role in the respiratory disease that jurors found forced a Florida woman to undergo a lung transplant. Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-022
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:44
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Philip Morris International Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline

The class action, filed in United States District Court, for the District of New Jersey... “[f]ormer employees and contractors [of Phillip Morris] have detailed irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris International’s applica
Business Wire
added Feb 7, 2018 01:00
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[Florida] JUDITH BERGER, Plaintiff-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee: APPELLEE’S/CROSS-APPELLANT’S REPLY BRIEF (PDF)

District Court’s decision overturning the jury verdict on fraudulent concealment and conspiracy should be reversed. Regardless, under controlling Florida law, the punitive damages award should be reinstated. If the award is not reinstated, Mrs. Berger re
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 6, 2018 22:12
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[Florida] Ex-Smoker Urges 11th Circ. To Revive $20M Punitive Win ($$)

Judith Berger said the tobacco company has “cherry-picked” statements she made about her actions decades ago to misrepresent that she was not influenced by its advertisements when she decided to start smoking. “Philip Morris insists on viewing the evid
Law360
added Feb 6, 2018 22:07
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