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PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. STANLEY MARTIN, as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF CAROLE MARTIN, Appellee. (PDF)

On the main appeal, we reverse and remand with instructions for the trial court to vacate the punitive damages awards, but affirm on all other issues. On the cross-appeal, we reverse and remand with instructions for the trial court to reinstate the e
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 15, 2018 04:05
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[Florida] Some Damages Cut, But $1.7M Restored In Fla. Smoking Case ($$)

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday vacated $650,000 in punitive damages in a jury verdict against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris but affirmed $5.4 million in compensatory damages granted to a...
Law360
added Dec 15, 2018 04:00
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[UK, North Carolina] The Briefcase: Reynolds' owner, British American Tobacco, introduces two new e-cig technology styles

Vype iSwitch and Vype iSwitch Maxx. BAT said they are powered by vaping technology, Vype puretech, that replaces the coil and wick heating mechanism traditionally found in e-cigs. The heating technology is proprietary to BAT and protected by multiple pate
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 12, 2018 17:56
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[Florida] RJR Breathes Easy in Tobacco Trial as Jury Finds Smoker Did Not Suffer from COPD

The Florida 13th Circuit Court jury needed about 90 minutes to conclude Loretta Ellis did not suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, caused by more than 50 years of smoking. Ellis, 82, died in 2010. Her son, George, along with three
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 12, 2018 03:36
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[Florida] Panel To Trial Court: Reinstate Full Damage Award For Tobacco Plaintiff ($$)

A cross-appeal by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in which the tobacco company asserted that it was entitled a directed verdict on intentional tort claims in an...
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 10, 2018 23:20
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[Florida] Panel Rejects Tobacco Defendants’ Challenge To Plaintiff’s Credibility ($$)

n a Dec. 7 holding, Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal turned away claims by Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. that a plaintiff
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 10, 2018 23:19
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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 Top Court Won’t Revisit Ruling Rejecting Daubert In Asbestos Case ($$)

Florida’s Supreme Court on Dec. 6 declined to rehear its decision rejecting the Daubert standard and reinstating an $8 million judgment against an asbestos company and its tobacco...
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 10, 2018 23:17
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MVP: King & Spalding's Ursula Henninger ($$)

Ursula Henninger of King & Spalding LLP pulled out trial wins for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in multiple suits this past year brought by former smokers who said the company intentionally hooked them and caused...
Law360
added Dec 10, 2018 23:16
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Florida top court denies rehearing case that rejected Daubert evidence standard

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co and Crane Co, two defendants in an asbestos-related case, had asked the court to reconsider its opinion, saying the ruling would “inevitably lead to difficult separation-of-powers disputes.”
Reuters
added Dec 10, 2018 01:16
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