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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] RD Legal Offers Post-Settlement Lawsuit Financing on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Settlements

RD Legal can provide R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group attorneys and their clientele with post-settlement funding, which provides immediate capital on settlements that are slow to pay. Legal funding does not require any kind of payments until t
PR Newswire
added Jan 4, 2013 18:46
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[Florida] Reynolds Rejected by Court on $20 Million Smoker Award

The justices today refused to hear a joint appeal from R.J. Reynolds and Vector Group Ltd. (VGR)’s Liggett unit. A jury said the two companies were responsible for the death of Janie Mae Clay, who smoked for 40 years and died in 2003 of lung disease.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 29, 2012 14:39
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[Florida] Supreme Court Won't Hear Tobacco Cos.' Engle Challenge ($$)

Clay's attorney, John S. Mills of The Mills Firm, said Monday that the tobacco industry has tried in the individual Engle cases to "create a new false controversy of doubt by suggesting that the [Engle] jury only concluded that a few unspecified brands o
Law360
added Nov 28, 2012 16:51
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[Florida] Reynolds Rejected by Court on $20 Million Smoker Award

The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a $20 million award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and a second cigarette maker, rebuffing the tobacco industry's latest effort to derail thousands of Florida suits.
Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2012 16:23
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This Week in the Great Depression: When Small Cigarette Companies Challenged Big Tobacco

In June 1931, with the U.S. economy in a depression and leaf tobacco prices at 20-year lows, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. decided to increase the price of Camel cigarettes. This proved a truly bad idea. And the response of consumers and competitors offers
Bloomberg News
added Oct 25, 2012 17:55
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Judge won't dismiss US charges against Liggett

Reuters
added Apr 7, 2004 00:00
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[Delaware] BUSINESS IN BRIEF: Insurers Win Against Liggett

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Washington Post
added Sep 15, 2001 00:00
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[Delaware] Liggett Loses Bid for Insurance Firm Defense

Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2001 00:00
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FOCUS - Rival says Reynolds fixes cigarette prices

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Reuters
added Mar 3, 2000 00:00
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