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[Florida] THOMAS V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:10
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Market receives smoke signals for BAT jumbo bond

One of the most highly anticipated M&A deals of the year, BAT is potentially eyeing a jumbo multi-currency offering for launch at the end of July, according to a banker familiar with the matter. "BAT is readying docs. It has shareholder meetings and ear
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:51
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[UK] After a decade of the smoking ban, the tobacco industry's real fight begins now

Yet 10 years on from the smoking ban, the tobacco industry continues to generate cash almost unabated, surviving wave after wave of public legislation...tobacco giants have become key constituents of most UK equity income funds available to retail invest
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:07
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[North Carolina] Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pick

has represented such companies as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co... "Dreiband has made a career going against women and LGBT rights," McCurdy said, noting his defense of the University of North Carolina in the "bathroom bill" case.
CNN
added Jul 2, 2017 14:24
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. Paul R. Larkin, Jr., and Caryn O. Newborn, etc., Appellees/Cross-Appellants: An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Lisa S. Walsh, Judge (PDF)

the trial court’s failure to instruct the jury on the consumer expectations test exclusively has not been shown to have “resulted in a miscarriage of justice,” or to have been “calculated to confuse or mislead the jury,” Font, 199 So. 3d at 326.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 1, 2017 15:55
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Trump’s civil rights pick has made a career fighting for corporate rights

Dreiband defended R.J. Reynolds...in an age-discrimination case that started in 2015. The plaintiff in the suit was denied a job with the company at age 49. He sued after learning, thanks to a whistleblower, that the company had hired a subcontractor to
Vice.com
added Jul 1, 2017 02:58
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Florida Appeals Panel Reinstates Full Verdict In Tobacco Death Suit ($$)

reversed a trial court’s decision to hold a new trial against a tobacco company on a product liability claim because the jury instructions did not mislead the jury; the panel reinstated the full verdict (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Paul R. Larkin, et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 30, 2017 22:39
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Trump Taps Jones Day Partner To Head DOJ Civil Rights Unit ($$)

tapped another Jones Day attorney to serve in the administration, nominating labor and employment partner Eric S. Dreiband to serve as the assistant attorney general for the [DOJ].....representing [RAI] in defending an age discrimination suit against...
Law360
added Jun 30, 2017 03:18
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Labor lawyer tapped to be Justice Dept. civil rights chief

The White House on Thursday tapped a Washington labor lawyer known for representing large companies ... Eric Dreiband’s nomination immediately drew criticism...He defended tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds against age discrimination claims
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:03
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[Florida] MALONEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its products, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:01
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