Headlines Tagged with LiggettSuit — 46 headlines found
A class action lawsuit, ebbing and flowing through Florida courts since 1994, has paved the way for a local man to file suit against the tobacco companies he believes responsible for his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ... John Rizzuto, 66, of S
Aug 13, 2013 Hernando (FL) Today
added Aug 14, 2013 02:08
On Monday, the 66-year-old Spring Hill resident will walk into the Hernando County Government Center, hoping a jury will find that the manufacturers of the cigarettes he smoked for years are partly to blame for his lung disease. Observers say Rizzuto vs.
Aug 10, 2013 St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Aug 10, 2013 01:00
[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
Mar 14, 2013 Supreme Court of Florida
added Nov 9, 2017 18:25
[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
Jan 4, 2013 PR Newswire
added Jan 4, 2013 18:46
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.
Nov 26, 2012 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 29, 2012 14:39
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
Nov 26, 2012 Law360
added Nov 28, 2012 16:51
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.
Nov 26, 2012 Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2012 16:23
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
Oct 22, 2012 Bloomberg News
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Apr 7, 2004 Reuters
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Sep 15, 2001 Washington Post
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