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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Graham Petition for certiorari denied on January 8, 2018

Issues: (1) Whether, when there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, due process permits those facts to be conclusively presumed against that party in subsequent litigation; and (2) whether, if the Engle v. Ligge
SCOTUSBlog
added Jan 9, 2018 22:10
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Florida appeals court throws out $12 million tobacco verdict

finding that the trial judge wrongly denied the jury a readback of testimony. The unanimous three-judge panel of the Florida District Court of Appeal, Second District, ordered a new trial in the case brought by the estate of a longtime smoker who died fr
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 21:46
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[Florida] Smoker's Deadly Cancer Began in Lungs, Not Elsewhere, Dr. Concludes in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

A 42-year-old Florida smoker likely died of lung cancer that spread to her brain, a cancer specialist testified Wednesday, despite scant remaining medical records surrounding her treatment, as trial over the woman’s death continued against R.J. Reynolds.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[Florida] QUACKENBUSH V. R.J. REYNOLDS: UPCOMING Trial 11/06/17 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:10
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. COLETTE S. O'HARA, as Personal Representative for the Estate of GARRY L. O’HARA, Appellee (PDF)

Although the jury here may have found causation under either a reliance theory or an omission/concealment theory (or both), the Martin instruction only impacted the reliance theory. For all we know, the jury may have found legal causation solely on a
Florida's First District Court of Appeal
added Oct 12, 2017 00:49
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[Florida] Local briefs

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld ...a Palm Beach County Circuit Court jury found in April 2016 that Reynolds was 66 percent at fault for the disease experienced by Purdo, as well as 12 percent to Philip Morris USA and 22 percent to Purd
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Aug 18, 2017 18:27
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[North Carolina] Reynolds offers voluntary retirement packages to select production workers

it is offering a voluntary retirement package to select production workers ahead of its pending sale to British American Tobacco Plc. The companies have set simultaneous shareholder votes for July 19: 2 p.m. in London and 9 a.m. in Winston-Salem. If shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2017 20:20
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Does This Trend Spell Doom for U.S. Tobacco Companies?

falling interest in electronic cigarettes could mean the massive investments that Altria and Reynolds American have made in e-cigarettes and other reduced-risk products might not provide the long-term growth potential investors have hoped to see.
Motley Fool
added Jun 20, 2017 19:41
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A Trump Tax Cut Could Add $8.2 Billion to Reynolds Price Tag

The president-elect and the Republican-controlled Congress want to slash the 35 percent tax rate for U.S. corporations. Trump wants to cut the rate to 15 percent, while House Republicans are seeking 20 percent. For Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Re
Bloomberg News
added Jan 11, 2017 14:08
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Tobacco Cos.' Punitives Bump Lung Cancer Verdict To $6M ($$)

The punitive damages, $450,000 against Philip Morris and $200,000 against R.J. Reynolds, were a far cry from the $12.5 million that plaintiff Stanley Martin had requested a day earlier. "These companies, R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, only know one th
Law360
added Nov 20, 2016 17:09
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