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[Florida] EARL E. GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: PRINCIPAL EN BANC BRIEF OF APPELLANTS R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY AND PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. (PDF)

Rather than prove that the cigarettes she smoked were defective, or that they were negligently designed or marketed, Plaintiff used jury findings from a decertified class action to establish these elements of his claims. Those jury findings, however, were
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 25, 2016 22:39
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Says Smoker's Widower Can't Use Engle Findings ($$)

cannot rely on the landmark Engle case's jury findings to establish strict liability and negligence claims, arguing Friday that imposing liability violates the tobacco company's due process rights and is federally preempted.
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $13M Verdict In Smoker Death Trial ($$)

awarded $13 million against R.J. Reynolds to the children of a heavy smoker who died of lung disease, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarettes from her until she was hopelessly addicted.
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:49
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $10M Punitive Verdict Boosts Award Against RJR to $13M in Fatal COPD Trial

The punitive verdict, which exceeded the $8.8 million in punitives Kelley/Uustal's Eric Rosen requested in Friday morning's closings, followed about an hour of deliberations.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 23, 2016 17:43
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Hit With $13M Verdict In Smoker Death Trial ($$)

to the children of a heavy smoker who died of lung disease, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarettes from her until she was hopelessly addicted... The case centered on the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death of smoker Virginia Wil
Law360
added Apr 22, 2016 19:59
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL., v. COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Commonwealth Court Of Pennsylvania (PDF)

In this multi-hundred-million-dollar dispute under the landmark tobacco MSA, the state court below invalidated as “irrational” an arbitration award that had been unanimously issued by a Panel of three former federal judges, including Judge Abner Mikva of
Jones Day
added May 13, 2016 19:50
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Lawsuit against natural cigarette maker moved to New Mexico

A class-action lawsuit targeting a company behind a line of cigarettes touted as natural has moved to U.S. District Court in Albuquerque. Three men from California, New York and Florida are suing the maker of American Spirit cigarettes, Santa Fe Natural
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 21, 2016 10:52
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[North Carolina] E-cigs, vaporizers, smokeless tobacco products may gain grandfather exemption from FDA rules

Supporters of the amendment — including co-sponsors Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Sanford Bishop Jr., D-Ga. — say having a later predicate date makes “common sense” since there are studies that show e-cigs and vaporizers offer a reduced-risk alternative t
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 20, 2016 14:05
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[North Carolina] Sexton: Tobacco no longer king downtown, but helped smooth transition

As it continued to shift manufacturing out of downtown — and as smoking rates among adults in the United States continued to decline — the company kept turning over its buildings. Gleaming, high-tech labs, offices and high-end condos sprouted in the sam
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2016 10:23
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LORILLARD, INC, et al. v. FDA: DOJ RESPONSE TO PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC (PDF)

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 directed the Food and Drug Administration to establish the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee to provide advice to the agency, including, as its first order of business, preparat
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added Apr 16, 2016 21:41
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