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[Florida] ARCHIVE: PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., et al., Petitioner, vs. JAMES L. DOUGLAS, etc., Respondent.

Application for Review of the Decision of the District Court of Appeal - Certified Great Public Importance / Second District - Case No. 2D10-3236 / William P. Geraghty of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP...David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LL
Supreme Court of Florida
added Nov 9, 2017 18:25
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[Florida] Harvey Weinstein Lawyer David Boies Also in Bed with Sexual Predator Miles Kwok

David Boies has also represented: The DOJ under Bill Clinton / Michael Moore / Al Gore...Philip Morris USA Inc and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co
Medium
added Nov 9, 2017 18:15
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[UK] COUGH UP Smoker slapped with £1,160 bill after dropping a single cigarette butt

And after the doctor's appeal on grounds he was littering was rejected this week at Chester Crown Court, the judge added another £120 to his overall fine. Cllr Janet Clowes, from Chester East Council, said: "While this may seem like a large fine for dro
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:01
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[Ohio] Asbestos Law Mandates Medical Expert Weigh In On ‘Smoker’ Status, Company Says ($$)

The law clearly requires those bringing asbestos-related lung cancer claims to submit a medical expert’s opinion regarding whether the plaintiff qualifies as a smoker of tobacco products, language intended to prioritize asbestos lung cancer claims and ins
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 9, 2017 05:05
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY; and PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellants, v. JOHN MCCOY, As Personal Representative of The Estate of GLODINE MCCOY, Appellee. (PDF)

As we recently concluded in Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Pollari, No. 4D16-334 (Fla. 4th DCA Aug. 30, 2017), the Reports are hearsay that are inadmissible as public records or adoptive admissions and may not be used to bolster the opinions of testifying
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Nov 9, 2017 04:25
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[Florida] Fla. Court Reverses Smoker's $10.5M Verdict, Citing Hearsay ($$)

finding that the widower who brought the suit had improperly relied on the Surgeon General’s reports, which it considers hearsay, and remanded the case for a new trial. Both sides — plaintiff John McCoy and tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and
Law360
added Nov 9, 2017 04:20
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Florida Appeals Panel Orders Tobacco Companies To Pay Attorney Fees ($$)

reversed a trial court’s order that denied an Engle progeny plaintiff’s motion for attorney fees because the plaintiff was entitled to the fees under Florida law governing attorney fees (John McCoy v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2017 23:24
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Florida Appeals Panel Reverses Summary Judgment In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

reversed a decision from a trial court to grant summary judgment to tobacco companies in an Engle progeny suit and ordered that an evidentiary hearing be held on whether the suit was filed before the statute of limitations expired (Desmond Mansfield v. R.
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2017 23:24
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NJOY Asset Buyers Must Turn Over Docs To Ch. 7 Trustee ($$)

Buyers behind a $30 million purchase of e-cigarette maker NJOY's assets after it declared bankruptcy will now have to answer to its Chapter 7 trustee, who's seeking information for possible lawsuits over preferential transfers and breaches of fiduciary du
Law360
added Nov 7, 2017 22:36
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[India] A proxy on your house

India is embroiled in a different sort of proxy fight. ITC, the $50 billion conglomerate behind WelcomHotels and Gold Flake cigarettes, alleges that Institutional Investor Advisory Services defamed it by knocking the board and the chairman’s pay package,
breakingviews
added Nov 7, 2017 19:51
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