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[Florida] Family Seeks $50M From Tobacco Cos. In Cancer Death Trial

Following Bauta's closing arguments, attorneys for the tobacco companies motioned for a mistrial on several grounds, including Bauta's mention of tobacco-related deaths after the judge indicated earlier that the numbers shouldn't be the focus of his argu
Law360
added Sep 22, 2015 15:50
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[North Carolina] Federal judge tightens cigarette labeling ban

A federal judge approved Monday a further tightening of the order that bans certain descriptions for traditional cigarettes that include "low tar," "light," and "ultra light." Judge Gladys Kessler, of the D.C. District Court, had banned the use of those
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2015 14:16
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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Asks Jury For $20M From R.J. Reynolds ($$)

The sides took the better part of the day in state court in Miami to make their final presentations in Joyce Hardin's case brought on behalf of her late husband, Thomas Hardin, who was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 1996. Hardin
Law360
added Jun 20, 2015 17:44
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FTC Expected to Clear Reynolds-Lorillard Deal as Soon as Next Week

according to people familiar with the deliberations.... The companies and the FTC have spent several weeks finalizing a settlement to allow the merger, with conditions attached that are intended to protect market competition.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 21, 2015 22:49
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[Florida] ELAINE HESS, etc., vs. PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC. (PDF)

whether plaintiff’s fraudulent concealment claim is barred...we quash the Fourth District’s decision in Hess, approve Frazier to the extent of its conclusion pertaining to the statute of repose, and approve Kush and Laschke. We reinstate the jury verdi
Supreme Court of Florida
added Apr 2, 2015 18:39
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[Florida] Jury Favors RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The jury answered “no” when asked whether Barbara McMannis had lung cancer, whether she was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine, and whether the addiction was the legal cause of her lung cancer. The plaintiffs had claimed that smoking cigarettes h
Law360
added Feb 21, 2015 09:46
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Says Smoking Death Suit Wasn't Too Late ($$)

argued Tuesday that the tobacco companies' statute of limitations defense doesn't hold up, saying his wife couldn't have known any sooner that smoking had caused her to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Plaintiff Seymour Landau argued in a
Law360
added Feb 11, 2015 12:13
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[Switzerland] Race to Deliver Nicotine’s Punch, With Less Risk

Scientists at Philip Morris International are experimenting with ways to deliver nicotine — Big Tobacco’s addictive lifeblood — that are less hazardous than cigarettes but still pack the drug’s punch and smoking’s other pleasures. The smoking carousels,
New York Times
added Dec 25, 2014 01:29
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[Florida] Attorneys Argue Whether Medical Evidence Proves Cause of Smoker’s Deadly Lung Cancer as Engle Progeny Suit Opens

R.J. Reynolds attorney Steve Kazinski tells jurors there is insufficient medical evidence to prove that smoking caused Hayward Bryant's lung cancer. Bryant's widow is suing R.J. Reynolds in this Engle progeny case.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:56
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[North Carolina] Full complaint coming in Reynolds lawsuit over Lorillard

The plaintiff in a lawsuit targeting Reynolds American Inc.'s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. said in an N.C. Business Court filing Wednesday it will wait for the companies' proxy statements before fully revealing its complaint.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 12, 2014 10:36
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