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[Florida] ARCHIVE: Tobacco Conspiracy Drove Addiction That Ended in Smoker's Cancer Death, Attorney Says as Trial Begins Against R.J. Reynolds

a decades-long nicotine addiction that ended in his cancer death, an attorney for the smoker’s family said as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds Monday. Hochreiter v. R. J. Reynolds,.. “They were going after the young kids, because that’s how you would ge
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:19
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[Florida] HOCHREITER V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 10/29/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette company concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:17
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Lawyer who fought to ban trans people from bathrooms will lead DOJ civil rights division

An anti-gay lawyer was confirmed to lead the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. In a 52-45 vote, the Senate confirmed Donald Trump’s nominee, Eric Dreiband.... defended R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Bloomberg in discrimination cases
LGBTQ (blog)
added Oct 24, 2018 02:58
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[North Carolina] 16 weeks paid leave coming for new moms and dads who work at Reynolds

The program, which is being rolled out among all British American Tobacco Plc subsidiaries, allows female and male employees to take up to 16 weeks of leave following the birth, adoption or permanent placement of a child in their household. If the emplo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2018 00:42
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REYNOLDS AMERICAN CELEBRATES FAMILIES WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW PARENTAL LEAVE POLICY

announced a new, comprehensive parental leave policy that offers 16 weeks of fully-paid leave for employees who are new mothers or fathers and the ability to take up to eight months of a flexible work arrangement.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 22, 2018 17:08
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Haunted by Deadly Legacy of Kent Asbestos Filters

R.J. Reynolds and a filter maker must pay $3.5 million to the estate of a Florida man, the state’s top court held this week. It’s a ruling that draws renewed attention to another, lesser known, deadly aspect of some cigarettes of the 1950s.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared at Trial Over Octogenarian's Lung Cancer

The week-long trial turned on whether a link existed between nicotine addiction and McFall’s cancer... But King & Spalding’s Jeffrey Furr, reminded jurors that no treating physician had diagnosed McFall as addicted to nicotine while he was alive. And Fur
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27
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Florida Supreme Court Reinstates $8 Million Mesothelioma Award

Mr. DeLisle’s mesothelioma case ended up setting new legal ground in the state of Florida, as it changed the rules regarding expert witness testimony. His lawsuit claimed that his asbestos exposure came from both his workplace and from having smoked Kent
Mesothelioma.net
added Oct 20, 2018 06:13
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[Massachusetts] SUMMARY AND PERSPECTIVES: SUMMERLIN V. PHILIP MORRIS USA, ET AL.

The jury found that defendants, Hampden Automotive and Philip Morris USA, breached the implied warranty of merchantability for selling a defectively designed product, but neither were found to be a substantial contributing cause of Mr. Summerlin’s lung ca
Defense Litigation Insider (MG+M Law Firm)
added Oct 19, 2018 20:10
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Juul pads U.S. market share lead in e-cigs

Juul continued to expand its dominance over the U.S. electronic-cigarette sector over the past month even as it faces ever-increasing scrutiny from federal and state regulators and anti-tobacco advocates. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog iss
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 19, 2018 02:25
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