Headlines Tagged with Preemption — 1,541 headlines found
Paul Williams, head of corporate affairs at JTI UK, has warned that Britain risks "sleepwalking" into a situation where Europe will impose legislation "even more severe" than the Government's plans for plain packaging, which were abandoned last month.
Aug 25, 2013 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:50
would have us presume that Congress established a right to sell cigarettes based on a handful of federal labeling requirements...We discern no “clear and manifest purpose” to displace tort liability... We AFFIRM the judgments against R.J. Reynolds and Phi
May 18, 2017 US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
added May 18, 2017 16:49
upheld a judgment for a smoker's estate in an Engle progeny case, rejecting R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris' arguments that federal law implicitly preempts relevant state-law tort claims and what the companies described as an effective ban on selling ciga
Aug 11, 2016 Law360
added Aug 12, 2016 18:49
the bill clarifies that the Legislature's 1999 limitations on punitive damage calculations must apply to all pending cases filed after that law was enacted. This change was made for a simple but critically important reason — to protect all plaintiffs and
Mar 16, 2015 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Apr 10, 2015 21:38
The daughter of man who was awarded $2.75 million in an Engle progeny suit and the tobacco companies that initially appealed the verdict on May 1 filed briefs in the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals disputing the significance of a Florida Supreme Court
May 16, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added May 18, 2017 16:28
We disagree with Graham, and we respectfully note what we believe to be flaws in its reasoning....Graham suggests that state and presumably local governments cannot ban a product that Congress has chosen to regulate. This blanket argument cannot withstan
Jan 6, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 8, 2016 02:05
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today upheld a 2010 district court decision striking down a New York City resolution mandating that retailers who sell cigarettes display signs containing graphic health warnings.
Jul 10, 2012 Altria Group, Inc.
added Jul 10, 2012 14:17
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected the idea that imposing tort liability against tobacco companies amounts to an unlawful ban on cigarettes. "Strict liability and negligence claims ... do not interfere with the regulation of adver
Apr 6, 2017 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:38
The powerful cigarette industry re-ignited Florida’s tobacco wars Wednesday with a one-sentence bill that would strip away the right of thousands of Florida victims from collecting millions in damages.
Feb 18, 2015 Miami (FL) Herald blogs
added Feb 19, 2015 11:46
The district court held below that the resolution is null and void because it is preempted by federal labeling laws. We agree, and therefore affirm.
Jul 10, 2012 New York Law Journal
added Jul 12, 2012 16:04