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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY v. MACK - Opinion filed June 13, 2012.

Appellant is entitled to a new trial at which it should be permitted to introduce evidence of the decedent's occupational exposures and family history of cancer. Appellant should also be given the opportunity to introduce any expert testimony it may have
added Jun 16, 2012 18:43

[Florida] GUS: RJ Reynolds takes another hit. Updated with add'l info on the 9/15 diary about RJR.

So much for the decades of shoulder shrugging, "I din't no nuttin" persona put on by Big tobacco. They were not only keeping up on current research, they were investing millions of dollars not only into whether or not cigarettes were addictive and le
Daily Kos (blog)
added Sep 28, 2015 19:46

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Fights Fla. Jury's 'Excessive' $23.6B Verdict ($$)

also moved for directed verdicts in its favor, or alternatively for a new trial or for the court to substantially remit the amount of both the compensatory and punitive damages, which it says are on a level that would cause it “economical castigation.”
added Aug 7, 2014 06:05

[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco - Realizable Upside Post-Reynolds/Lorillard

Strong stock performance relative to comps due to lower exposure to emerging markets’ currency headwinds.... Reynolds/Lorillard deal creates an oligopoly in the US market; Imperial Tobacco to benefit from price increases and operational savings.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Mar 5, 2015 11:38

[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco Loses U.S. Chief Ahead of $7.1 Billion Purchase

said the head of its U.S. business resigned after less than a year, dealing a blow to the company as it prepares to complete the $7.1 billion purchase of assets including the Blu electronic cigarette brand. Marty Orlowsky, the former chief executive offic
Bloomberg News
added Feb 26, 2015 14:43

[Florida] Engle Progeny Plaintiffs Fight To Pursue Punitive Damages ($$)

asked the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a ruling that determined that Engle progeny plaintiffs are barred from recovering punitive damages on strict liability and negligence claims in their individual suits. John Mills of The Mills Firm PA
added Dec 5, 2014 17:51

[Florida] $24 billion tobacco verdict: One down, 5130 to go

Nearly seventy such cases against the company have been tried, according to documents the company filed this spring with federal regulators. Reynolds has been ordered to pay victims $232 million, but most cases are tied up in appeal, so the company has o
added Jul 22, 2014 12:42

[Florida] Jury slams Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

Though the punitive damages award is staggering - 75 percent of Reynolds American Inc.'s market capitalization - there is ample legal precedent in and outside the tobacco industry that the amount is likely to be ruled excessive by a state appeals or stat
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2014 10:20

Florida Lawyer Says Multimillion-Dollar Tobacco Verdicts Will Spread To Other States

A Florida jury handed Scott Schlesinger every plaintiff lawyer’s dream earlier this month when it ordered R.J. Reynolds to pay his clients $37.5 million for the death of smoker Laura Grossman from lung cancer at the relatively young age of 38. Schlesing
added Aug 12, 2013 18:05

RAI: Strong key-brands performance delivers 2Q13 profit growth; Company reaffirms full-year EPS guidance (PDF)

 Adjusted EPS: Second quarter at $0.84, up 6.3 percent from prior-year quarter; first half at $1.56, up 10.6 percent o Excludes one-time benefit from Non-Participating Manufacturer (NPM) partial settlement, and charges for Engle progeny lawsuits and ot
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:30
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