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[Florida] 11th Circuit Turns Away Constitutional Challenge To Preclusive Effect Of Engle ($$)

rejected assertions by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris Inc. that their due process rights are violated when courts give preclusive effect to the concealment and conspiracy findings in Engle v. Liggett Grp., Inc. (Cheryl Searcy v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 9, 2018 20:19
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Florida Panel Denies Certiorari, Won’t Review Disqualification Of Firm ($$)

Efforts by a wrongful death plaintiff to overturn a Florida judge’s order disqualifying the Ferraro Firm from further representing her in litigation against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were unsuccessful on Sept. 5, when the First
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 9, 2018 20:15
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[Massachusetts] Cigarettes And Asbestos Gave Man Fatal Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A combination of smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris and exposure to an auto parts company's asbestos-laden brakes caused a man's fatal lung cancer, counsel for the man's widow told a Boston jury during Friday opening statements.
Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 20:13
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[Massachusetts] Cigarettes And Asbestos Gave Man Fatal Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A combination of smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris and exposure to an auto parts company's asbestos-laden brakes caused a man's fatal lung cancer, counsel for the man's widow told a Boston jury during Friday opening statements. A
Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 19:01
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[Florida] 11th Circ. OKs Tobacco Loss On Engle Concealment Claims ($$)

the due process rights of tobacco companies are not violated when juries in smokers’ trials rely on the original Engle jury’s determinations to find for individual plaintiffs on their claims that the companies concealed the health risks of smoking to the
Law360
added Sep 7, 2018 02:55
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CHERYL SEARCY, Plaintiff-Appellee, versus R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Defendants-Appellants: Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida (PDF)

We reject Defendants’ due process arguments because...the use of the Engle findings to establish the conduct elements of the progeny plaintiffs’ tort claims is a constitutionally permissible application of res judicata. We reject Defendants’ assertion t
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 7, 2018 02:55
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[Pennsylvania] Appellate court requires Reynolds to disclose lists linked to asbestos lawsuit

A three-judge appellate court panel in Pennsylvania ruled Thursday that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. must release lists of smokers and employees who sued Lorillard Inc. related to cigarette filters that contained asbestos. Reynolds inherited the legal liab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 2, 2018 13:27
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[Massachusetts] Lung Cancer Trial Pits Big Tobacco Against Asbestos Defendants, CVN To Webcast Live

A lawsuit claiming a man developed lung cancer due to asbestos exposure and smoking cigarettes heads to trial on September 6 in Massachusetts state court, and the full proceedings will be webcast gavel-to-gavel by Courtroom View Network. Trials involving
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:34
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Pennsylvania Court Quashes Tobacco Company Appeal Of Asbestos Lawsuit Discovery ($$)

An order requiring a tobacco company to produce a list of mesothelioma litigation it faced falls short of requiring an immediate review, a Pennsylvania court held Aug. 30 in quashing an appeal (Bernice M. Steiner, et al. v. Hollingsworth & Vose Co., et al
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 5, 2018 02:58
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Florida Jury Finds For Tobacco Company In Engle Progeny Case

In an Aug. 21 verdict, a Florida jury rejected allegations that cigarettes manufactured and marketed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. are responsible for the laryngeal cancer of a 25-year, two-pack-a-day smoker (Barbara Morales v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 5, 2018 02:08
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