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Health Care / Former Triad tobacco CEO takes over as head of pharmaceutical company ($$)

Murray Kessler, the chair president and CEO of Lorillard, has been chosen as the next CEO of pharmaceutical company Perrigo.
The Business Journals
added Oct 15, 2018 20:57
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Perrigo's new CEO is a former tobacco company executive

Murray Kessler, former CEO of Lorillard Tobacco, was named to the position Monday, Sept. 8... "The Board determined that Murray is the right CEO for Perrigo's consumer focused strategy going forward. We are thankful for (Roehrhoff's) leadership, includin
Michigan Live
added Oct 15, 2018 20:55
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Perrigo Appoints Murray S. Kessler As President And Chief Executive Officer In Line With Shift To Consumer-Focused Strategy

Kessler spearheaded the company's expansion into new and emerging categories, growing Lorillard's market capitalization from approximately $9 billion to approximately $28 billion during his tenure. Prior to joining Lorillard, Mr. Kessler served as Vice Ch
PR Newswire
added Oct 8, 2018 22:47
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Perrigo replaces CEO Rohrhoff with consumer goods veteran

Murray Kessler, as the generic drugmaker sharpens its focus on consumer healthcare business....Kessler has spent nearly three decades in consumer packaged goods business...was most recently the chief executive officer and president at the Lorillard Tobacc
Reuters
added Oct 8, 2018 22:44
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[Virgin Islands, Florida] Two-Jury Trials Could Light New Way For Fla. Tobacco Cases ($$)

an innovative recent tobacco trial in the U.S. Virgin Islands: two plaintiffs, and two juries, but tried at the same time in the same courtroom, resulting in $113 million in verdicts. Two St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, juries in weeklong trials that began A
Law360
added Sep 11, 2018 01:26
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[Massachusetts] Lung Cancer Trial Pits Big Tobacco Against Asbestos Defendants, CVN To Webcast Live

A lawsuit claiming a man developed lung cancer due to asbestos exposure and smoking cigarettes heads to trial on September 6 in Massachusetts state court, and the full proceedings will be webcast gavel-to-gavel by Courtroom View Network. Trials involving
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:34
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Pennsylvania Court Quashes Tobacco Company Appeal Of Asbestos Lawsuit Discovery ($$)

An order requiring a tobacco company to produce a list of mesothelioma litigation it faced falls short of requiring an immediate review, a Pennsylvania court held Aug. 30 in quashing an appeal (Bernice M. Steiner, et al. v. Hollingsworth & Vose Co., et al
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 5, 2018 02:58
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[Pennsylvania] Appellate court requires Reynolds to disclose lists linked to asbestos lawsuit

A three-judge appellate court panel in Pennsylvania ruled Thursday that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. must release lists of smokers and employees who sued Lorillard Inc. related to cigarette filters that contained asbestos. Reynolds inherited the legal liab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 2, 2018 13:27
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[Pennsylvania] RJR Must Turn Over List Of Asbestos Litigants, Pa. Court Says ($$)

must produce lists of customers and employees who have sued over asbestos-containing cigarette filters...panel quashed RJR's appeal of a Philadelphia trial court's order to produce the lists for discovery in a case brought by the widow of a man who smoked
Law360
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Virgin Islands] RJ Reynolds Hit With $113M Verdicts In Simultaneous Trials ($$)

Two U.S. Virgin Islands juries have hit R.J. Reynolds with a pair of verdicts totaling $113.3 million in two cases alleging Newport cigarettes' marketing was responsible for a smoker's addiction and later death from smoking-related illness, following a co
Law360
added Aug 25, 2018 14:45
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