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[Florida] Product Liability MVP: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker ($$)

As R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s top gun in nearly 1,200 Engle progeny cases, Jones Day’s Stephanie Parker has spent the last year scoring a string of low or complete defense verdicts in high-profile tobacco liability trials, earning her a spot among Law360
Law360
added Nov 22, 2013 11:40
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[Florida] Setback for R.J. Reynolds in decision emerging from class-action suit

Reynolds said it is requesting rehearing of the case before the entire Circuit Court and is willing to take the case for review before the U.S. Supreme Court. "We are disappointed that the court rejected our constitutional arguments,"said Jeff Raborn, a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 7, 2013 14:15
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[Florida] Another jury awards damages against Reynolds

70 percent of the blame was put on Reynolds and 30 percent on Andrew Schleider....According to a quarterly Reynolds regulatory filing on Oct. 21, out of 39 Engle jury verdicts listed, there were only five with a higher combined compensatory damages and/or
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:20
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[North Carolina] Reynolds Deal / Some details still to come

How many Lorillard employees would be transferred to Reynolds in the process? When would Newport production shift from Lorillard to Reynolds' plant at Tobaccoville? When would ITG Brands LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, hire the bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 2, 2015 07:17
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[Florida] Fla. Court Asked To Overturn RJ Reynolds' Engle Win ($$)

The son of a deceased smoker asked a Florida appeals court to reverse a defense verdict in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., arguing that the evidence presented clearly showed that the smoker's emphysema and lung cancer were caused by cigarettes and kil
Law360
added Jun 7, 2014 12:37
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British American Tobacco Faces Choices in Reynolds-Lorillard

British American Tobacco faces three primary options should a deal proceed—and one fantasy move that would remake the global tobacco industry.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 23, 2014 07:47
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[Florida] Fatal Lung Cancer Suit's Opening Is the Focus of the Engle Progeny Review for the Week of March 2

John Walker tells jurors that Marion Dion, the deceased smoker at the heart of this suit against his client, R.J. Reynolds, did not make a concerted effort to quit smoking until less than three years before her lung cancer diagnosis. Dion's widower is su
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 9, 2015 17:21
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CASE: The Wages of Smoking / Is $23.6 billion too much in punitive damages?

Reynolds lawyers inadvertently made this point themselves by announcing that a mere $100-million judgment would not affect their behavior. That strategy backfired ...Conservatives should have no principled objections to harsh punishment of companies that
National Review
added Jul 24, 2014 11:11
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Reynolds Confronting Antitrust Concerns Over Lorillard Merger

is meeting with top antitrust officials to overcome some regulatory opposition to its proposed acquisition of rival cigarette maker Lorillard Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. Within the Federal Trade Commission, some staff members say
Bloomberg News
added Apr 1, 2015 10:28
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[Florida] Opening Statement of the Week: Willie Gary in Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds

Willie Gary shouts “You don’t get a right to kill people and then turn around and blame them!” in his fiery opening statement in Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds. His opening in the Engle progeny case set the stage for the jury’s $23.6 billion verdict. Click he
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 23, 2014 11:32
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