Headlines Tagged with Pooshs — 21 headlines found
A plaintiff’s lawyer must pay $1,500 for his “repeated, willful, and bad faith violation of court orders” in litigation against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for injuries allegedly caused by smoking cigarettes, the Northern Distric
Mar 8, 2016 Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:55
[California] NIKKI POOSHS, Plaintiff, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., et al.: ORDER IMPOSING SANCTIONS ON PLAINTIFF'S COUNSEL FOR MISCONDUCT DURING TRIAL (PDF)
The court hereby finds, in the exercise of its inherent power, that imposition of monetary sanctions on plaintiff’s counsel Gilbert L. Purcell is warranted because of repeated, willful, and bad faith violation of court orders...in the amount of $1,500
Mar 7, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 8, 2016 16:17
A California federal court Monday slapped an ex-smoker's attorney with $1,500 in sanctions for repeatedly trying to drag inadmissible evidence into a lung cancer trial against tobacco giants Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds, saying the attorney was "flouti
Mar 7, 2016 Law360
added Mar 8, 2016 16:14
A pride of attorneys from Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, Kaye Scholer LLP and Jones Day won the top spot on Law360’s list of legal lions this week for winning over a California federal jury on behalf of two big tobacco companies while a Pennsylvania jury...
Feb 11, 2016 Law360
added Feb 12, 2016 15:50
Did the cigarettes Nikki Pooshs smoked before July 1, 1969, have potential risks that were known or knowable in light of the scientific and medical knowledge that was generally accepted in the scientific community at the time of manufacture?
Feb 8, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 12, 2016 05:45
The panel ruled Feb. 8 after a 10-day trial that the companies’ cigarettes weren’t a substantial factor in causing the disease in Nikki Pooshs..."We strongly believe that the jury instructions on substantial factor causation, the special verdict form used
Feb 10, 2016 Law360
added Feb 11, 2016 18:37
[California] POOSHS vs. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS: PLAINTIFF’S OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT PHILIP MORRIS INC.’S RULE 50 MOTION FOR JUDGMENT AS A MATTER OF LAW (PDF)
the court must draw all reasonable inferences in favor of the nonmoving party...Credibility determinations, the weighing of the evidence, and the drawing of legitimate inferences from the facts are functions left to the jury.
Feb 4, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 8, 2016 19:26
Hamilton said that plaintiff Nikki Pooshs' counsel can't reasonably argue that she didn't know about the evidence until after the trial began. The plaintiff's counsel had in fact been on notice since November 2012 that the expert, pulmonary oncologic path
Feb 4, 2016 Law360
added Feb 5, 2016 20:58
entered its second week in California federal court Monday as a director from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute described how cigarette ad campaigns misled the public about the dangers of smoking. K. Michael Cummings, who directs Roswell's Department of
Jan 25, 2016 Law360
added Jan 26, 2016 14:57
On Monday, U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton barred epidemiologist Dr. K. Michael Cummings and former Philip Morris employee Dr. William Farone from testifying in support of Pooshs' nicotine claim.
Oct 24, 2012 Courthouse News
added Oct 24, 2012 16:38