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North Carolina High Court: Tobacco Shareholder Did Not Exercise Actual Control

The acquisition by Reynolds American Inc. of Lorillard Inc. did not create a fiduciary duty by British American Tobacco (BAT) PLC to Reynolds’ remaining minority shareholders because BAT...
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 10, 2018 23:19
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[Florida] Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

In its ruling, the court rejected the 4th District's adoption of the Daubert standard...DeLisle sought a review of the 4th District Court of Appeals decision that ruled in favor of Crane Co. and other defendants. The 4th District reversed for a new trial
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 10, 2018 17:24
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Haunted by Deadly Legacy of Kent Asbestos Filters

R.J. Reynolds and a filter maker must pay $3.5 million to the estate of a Florida man, the state’s top court held this week. It’s a ruling that draws renewed attention to another, lesser known, deadly aspect of some cigarettes of the 1950s.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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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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[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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[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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