Headlines Tagged with Lawsuits — 30,545 headlines found
awarded the widow of a smoker in a tobacco suit a total of $12 million in punitive damages, bringing the total award against a tobacco company to $15 million (Mary Lima v. R.J. Reynolds, et al
Apr 25, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Apr 26, 2017 12:48
Sumitra Pednekar lost her husband Satish Pednekar, who was Maharashtra’s former home and labour minister to oral cancer in 2011, and has questioned the government’s contrarian policy on tobacco. She has filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay H
Apr 25, 2017 DNA India (in)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
we see no reason why extensive proceedings will be required in the district court. With the minor revisions mandated in this opinion, the district court can simply issue an order requiring the corrected statements remedy to go forward.
Apr 25, 2017 US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Apr 26, 2017 02:32
WIPR asked: “The UK Supreme Court refused to allow an appeal from the tobacco industry, in a final domestic decision on plain packaging. Is the IP sector fighting a losing battle against standardised packaging?”
Apr 24, 2017 World Intellectual Property Review (uk)
added Apr 25, 2017 16:23
In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer's concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Apr 24, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 25, 2017 02:29
[BAT's] Kenyan subsidiary filed a High court civil suit claiming that Kenya’s Tobacco Control regulations were unconstitutional. The court ruled in favour of health... These same provisions are in Uganda’s Tobacco Control Act of 2015. The court of appeal
Apr 24, 2017 The Observer (ug)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
Revenues for U.S. tobacco companies hit $117 billion in 2016, up from $78 billion in 2001. How the industry succeeded despite lawsuits, rising taxes and declining smoking rates.
Apr 24, 2017 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 24, 2017 14:19
The jurors concluded Mary Lima should be compensated after her husband, Johnny Lima died at age 60 from a smoking-related illness caused by his nicotine addiction. Lima, a grocer and restaurateur in the Tampa area, started smoking two packs a day in the
Apr 21, 2017 WFLA TV (Tampa, FL)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:40
[Florida] $3M, Plus Potential Punitives, Handed Down Against RJR for Smoker's Illness; Philip Morris Cleared of Responsibility
A state court jury Thursday awarded $3 million in compensatory damages to a Florida smoker’s widow, and found punitives potentially warranted for the role R.J. Reynolds played in his smoking-related illness. But, it absolved the tobacco giant of his death
Apr 21, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:27
This was the theme of the life sciences symposium co-sponsored by Mayer Brown and Seton Hall Law. ... of tobacco products. Jack Kalavritinos who was part of the Trump transition’s beachhead team at...
Apr 19, 2017 Law360
added Apr 20, 2017 23:42