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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cigarette Class Action Suit Stymied by Federal Law

The judge ruled federal law superceded state regulations citing the [FDA]’s rule making e-cigarettes subject to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act....tobacco products only need to carry a warning regarding the addictive properties of ni
National Law Review
added Nov 16, 2016 18:24
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Russo vs. Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R.J. Reynolds: An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County (PDF)

wherein the estate maintained an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was a legal cause of plaintiff’s disease and death. Finding no merit to the claims of error raised, we affirm the final judgment and therefore find no need to and do not, address
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 20, 2016 16:59
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Engle Fee Fight Returned To State Court ($$)

judge on Monday remanded back to state court Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s fee dispute with other plaintiffs firms over a $100 million deal to end hundreds of Engle progeny cases, saying the lawsuit’s relationship to the settlement isn’t strong
Law360
added Sep 27, 2016 17:59
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[Florida] CRANE CO., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., and HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE CO., Appellants, v. RICHARD DELISLE and ALINE DELISLE, his wife, Appellees. (PDF)

As we are reversing for a new trial for R.J. Reynolds based on the improper admission of the expert testimony, the new trial should include the issue of damages because of the foregoing analysis. At a new trial, the court should also reconsider th
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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Florida State Jury Renders Defense Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

A Florida jury found in favor of a tobacco company on Aug. 18, finding that a man’s addiction to cigarettes was not the cause of his heart disease in an Engle progeny suit (William Wilkins, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 31, 2016 21:16
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Florida Jury Renders Defense Verdict In Tobacco Trial ($$)

The jury in the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court for Volusia County answered “no” to the question: “[W]as Rebecca Fredenhagen addicted to smoking cigarettes that were manufactured by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco...
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29
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[Florida] Engle Findings Have Due Process Issues, RJR Tells 11th Circ. ($$)

that an Aug. 10 Florida state court decision in Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Lourie concluded that the Engle jury’s findings were based on evidence specific to cigarettes, not the characteristics inherent in ordinary cigarettes. That contradicts the premise
Law360
added Aug 26, 2016 16:06
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Fla. Justices Say Engle Case Award Gets Old Interest Rate ($$)

Supreme Court on Thursday said R.J. Reynolds owes an extra $770,000 in disputed post-judgment interest on a $25 million award in an Engle-progeny smoking case, saying the old statutory rate applies.
Law360
added Jun 10, 2016 17:28
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[Florida] JOAN SCHOEFF, etc., Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Respondent: AMENDED NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE AMICUS BRIEF(PDF)

Engle plaintiffs around the state are uncertain as to how they should proceed in light of Schoeff, which affects already-rendered verdicts and how cases will be litigated moving forward. 1 The specific law firms represented are listed on the attached
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 14:06
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[California] Why US Big Tobacco Lobbies for E-Cigarettes

California's capitol, tobacco companies continue to wield surprising power.... The large amount of money given to its members has prompted some to call it the "Juice Committee." Health advocates call it "the committee where tobacco bills go to die'
Vice.com
added Mar 25, 2016 14:32
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