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[California] RJR Unit Can't Shake $3.9M Wrongful Death Verdict On Appeal ($$)

A California appellate court on Wednesday upheld a $3.8 million verdict against an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. subsidiary for contributing to a smoker’s death by negligently designing its cigarettes, holding that federal law does not preempt the smoker’s w
Law360
added Sep 1, 2017 13:54
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California appeals court affirms plaintiff judgment in tobacco case

The three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District, Division Eight, in a unanimous decision on Wednesday said the trial court did not err in its jury instructions and federal law did not preempt the woman’s claims.
Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 03:07
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[California] C.A. Upholds $3.8 Million Award Against Tobacco Company

Justice Rubin Declares That Federal Government Has Not Preempted Disputes Concerning Liability For Smokers’ Deaths, Rejects Contention That State Is Effectively Creating a Ban on Cigarettes
Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added Sep 1, 2017 03:04
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Game-Changer: Closely Watched Case Could Change Florida's Evidence Rules

The case pits plaintiff Richard DeLisle and his wife, Aline, against industrial manufacturers Crane Co., Hollingsworth & Vose Co. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., as successor by merger to Lorillard Tobacco Co. DeLisle, a cancer patient, linked his mesothe
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:27
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Florida Supreme Court Reviews Asbestos in Cigarette Filters Case

has agreed to take up a case filed by Richard DeLisle who claims that his mesothelioma was caused by asbestos in cigarette filters and other products. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. were the manufacturers accused of causing the exposure with asb
Mesothelioma.com (Early, Ludwick, Sweeney & Strauss)
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[California] RJR Unit’s Bid To Reverse $3.9M Wrongful Death Verdict Dims ($$)

the jury had found the cigarettes’ design was a key factor in a smoker’s death, casting doubt on the tobacco giant’s argument that federal law preempted...R.J. Reynolds is seeking to overturn a 2014 verdict finding that its subsidiary, Lorillard Tobacco..
Law360
added Jun 28, 2017 15:24
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[California, North Carolina] Higher cigarette prices help tobacco manufacturers keep profits up

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA and ITG Brands LLC all raised their list prices in November and in March by 8 cents a pack each time.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 1, 2017 18:39
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Buyer Seeks To Litigate Tobacco Suit In Delaware Chancery Court ($$)

seeking an injunction that would force the Reynolds defendants to dismiss their complaint against ITG in Florida state court over the sale of four cigarette brands to ITG Brands in conjunction with the Reynolds defendants’ takeover of Lorillard Tobacco Co
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 15, 2017 00:03
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Reynolds' Newport sales momentum cools in February

The sales momentum that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has been riding from its Newport acquisition slowed during February, according to Nielsen data released Tuesday. Reynolds experienced a 0.7 percent drop-off during a four-week period that ended Feb. 25,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2017 16:18
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ITG Brands Sues RJ Reynolds In Chancery Over $7B Cig Deal ($$)

launched a lawsuit in the Delaware Chancery Court aimed at halting an action R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. filed in Florida connected to its $7 billion sale of four well-known cigarette brands, arguing any claims from that deal belong in the...
Law360
added Feb 22, 2017 17:20
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