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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and LIGGETT GROUP, LLC, Appellants/Cross-Appellees, v. RICHARD BOATRIGHT (PDF)

Because we have determined on the Boatrights' cross-appeal that the core of this action is grounded in intentional misconduct, the comparative fault statute, section 768.81, does not apply. Therefore, we reverse the final judgment and remand for the trial
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Apr 12, 2017 21:03
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One Year Later E-Cigarette Victim Still Treating Burns

E-cigarette explosions not only cause devastating thermal burns, but also chemical burns from the lithium batteries. The chemicals sometimes damage multiple layers of the skin because they continue to “burn” long after skin exposure. Becker suffered thir
National Law Review
added Apr 12, 2017 20:42
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[Georgia] Dude Sues Over Getting Hit With A Skateboard During HELLYEAH At Mayhem Fest

Dugas was struck in the back of the head with one of the skateboards given out by the anti-smoking group Truth and "became dazed and confused upon being hit in the head and went in and out of consciousness," according to the lawsuit reported in the Atlant
Metal Injection
added Apr 12, 2017 20:35
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Tobacco companies ordered to pay $35M in Florida case

Pointing to "intentional" wrongdoing in the past by the tobacco industry, a state appeals court Wednesday ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award in a case involving a man who had to undergo two double-lung transplants. A thre
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Apr 12, 2017 20:31
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[Florida] Appeal court upholds $35M verdict awarded to former Bartow man who sued cigarette company

In affirming the verdict, the state’s Lakeland-based 2nd District Court of Appeal rejected arguments for a new trial by lawyers for Philip Morris USA and the Liggett Group. The only error the court found with the November 2014 trial involved the amount
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Apr 12, 2017 20:30
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[Ireland, UK] Anderson Welcomes Ruling On Plain Packaging For Tobacco

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling on plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco products. Martina Anderson said: 'This ruling from the Supreme Court on the tobacco industry's appeal over plain packaging is very welcome. '
Public.
added Apr 12, 2017 20:24
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[Asia, India] IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI (PDF)

We accordingly direct the Registrar General to place a copy of this order before the Chamber Allotment Committee of Delhi High Court so as to enable the Committee to look into the issue whether Shop No. H which is granted the licence for running a Pan
Bar & Bench (in)
added Apr 12, 2017 20:18
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[Asia, India] Ban on smoking in public places to be enforced in Delhi HC: HC

It also asked the Registrar General to place a copy of the court's order before the Chamber Allotment Committee of Delhi High Court to enable the panel to look into whether the shop selling cigarettes inside the court premises can be allowed to continue
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Apr 12, 2017 20:10
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Stakeholders Must Stay Aware Of E-Cigarette Science ($$)

we have also encountered scientific savvy firms that are up-to-date on the science and hard at work analyzing and developing new legal strategies based on the emerging science. This latter group is best-positioned to provide their clients with the best sc
Law360
added Apr 12, 2017 20:02
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Ordered To Pay $35 Million

Pointing to “intentional” wrongdoing...appeals court has ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award...overturned a lower-court decision that would have reduced the payment because of a finding that former smoker Richard Boatright wa
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Apr 12, 2017 19:59
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