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Florida Supreme Court Reviews Asbestos in Cigarette Filters Case

has agreed to take up a case filed by Richard DeLisle who claims that his mesothelioma was caused by asbestos in cigarette filters and other products. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. were the manufacturers accused of causing the exposure with asb
Mesothelioma.com (Early, Ludwick, Sweeney & Strauss)
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[Florida] Court Backs New Trial On Damages In Tobacco Case

“The trial court granted a new trial on non-economic damages because it found the jury's verdict both inadequate and against the manifest weight of the evidence,” said Monday's ruling, written by appeals-court Judge Timothy Osterhaus. “We see no abuse of
WLRN-Miami Herald
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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Current and Former Members of the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation or an Heir of a Member, May be Impacted by a Class Action Lawsuit Currently Pending in the North Carolina General Court of Justice

This Notice is to advise Class Members of a class action case filed against the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corp. based on allegations that Stabilization accumulated hundreds of millions of dollars from a few specific sources over the cou
PR Newswire
added Jul 26, 2017 14:47
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[New York] Realty Law Digest

The court found that the finding of liability against the co-op was "not based on a fair interpretation of the evidence." "The evidence failed to show that the odor of cigarettes rendered plaintiff's apartment uninhabitable, breached the proprietary leas
New York Law Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 03:18
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Lawyer who targeted tobacco companies encourages state suits against drug makers for opioid crisis

Among the lawyers is Michael Moore, who filed the first state lawsuit against tobacco companies in 1994 when he was attorney general of Mississippi. Soon after he left office in 2004, Moore got involved in lawsuits filed against OxyContin maker Purdue Ph
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Jul 26, 2017 03:10
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., v. FDA: MOTION TO INTERVENE AS DEFENDANTS (PDF)

2. Public Health Intervenors Have Legally Protected Interests at Stake / 3. If Successful, Plaintiffs’ Action Would Impair Public Health Intervenors’ Interests / 4. Public Health Intervenors’ Interests May Not Be Adequately Represented by Defendants
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 26, 2017 02:56
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Leading Health Organizations Seek to Intervene in Defense of FDA Rule on E-Cigarettes, Cigars

In contrast to the current Administration’s actions, the DOJ in August 2016 strongly defended the FDA rule as essential to protecting public health in another case brought by e-cigarette manufacturers, Nicopure Labs, LLC v. FDA. On Friday, the judge rule
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 25, 2017 22:52
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SIX HEALTH GROUPS FILE MOTION TO INTERVENE IN FDA CIGAR LAWSUIT

In the motion to intervene, the parties have asked the court to name them as defendants in the lawsuit, arguing that the government is not defending the deeming regulations thoroughly. The motion cites recent delays, requested by the government as the ne
HalfWheel
added Jul 25, 2017 15:06
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[Canada] Six Nations cigarette maker sued in California

Becerra is seeking the unpaid escrow, civil penalties, legal costs and a court order to stop GRE from selling cigarettes, either directly or through an intermediary, to consumers in California until it has paid what it allegedly owes and proves it is in c
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 15:04
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[Florida] Prejudiced jury leads to new trial in Escambia County family's tobacco death case

An appeal decision handed down Monday remands a civil lawsuit between an Escambia County family and a tobacco company back to circuit court for a retrial. The family of Norman Lamar Danielson sued Philip Morris USA in 2007 after the smoker's death, which
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Jul 25, 2017 15:00
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