Headlines Tagged with Reynolds American — 7,755 headlines found
King & Spalding will have to argue against sanctions in a tobacco case after an Atlanta partner's conduct caused a Miami judge to declare a mistrial. Attorney W. Randall Bassett made "premeditated, willful and egregious" comments during a five-day product
Aug 22, 2016 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:43
Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
Aug 21, 2016 San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
Opponents of what would appear on the ballot as “Constitutional Amendment 3” say signatures required to place the measure before voters should be disqualified because its language was changed after those signatures were gathered. One of their attorneys,
Aug 19, 2016 The Missourinet
added Aug 20, 2016 19:48
After more than six hours of deliberations, the six-member jury concluded 73-year-old William Wilkins, who smoked for 30 years, was not addicted to nicotine, a required element for membership in the so-called "Engle" class of Florida smokers suing the na
Aug 19, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:57
A trial began Friday to determine whether or not a proposed tobacco tax hike should remain on the ballot in November... At issue is the process citizens have for bringing a constitutional change before voters. Proponents offer their petition, with a summ
Aug 20, 2016 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 20, 2016 02:18
A man alleging he developed coronary heart disease after decades of smoking urged a Florida jury on Wednesday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his injuries, saying the tobacco giant owes him and his wife more than $3 million plus punitive dama
Aug 17, 2016 Law360
added Aug 18, 2016 04:02
Campaign finance disclosure reports filed with the North Dakota Secretary of State's office show Marlboro-maker Altria Group Inc. and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. have contributed more than $860,000 to fight the tobacco tax increase that will appear on the No
Aug 17, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 03:54
Jurors sided with the widow of a longtime Florida smoker who died of lung cancer, awarding her $5 million in compensatory damages and rejecting claims by the tobacco company that the lawsuit was time-barred. Mathis v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-47118.
Aug 16, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:23
awarded the estate of a man who died from lung cancer as a result of smoking cigarettes $5 million in compensatory damages after finding that the deceased was a member of the Engle class (Hazel Mathis v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2007-CA-47118, Fla.
Aug 16, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Aug 16, 2016 22:53
awarded $5 million to the widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer, slapping R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with a slim majority of the blame for his death but finding the company doesn't deserve to pay punitive damages.
Aug 15, 2016 Law360
added Aug 16, 2016 15:54