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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $25M Verdict In Lung Cancer Death Trial ($$)

The punitive verdict comes after jurors awarded $10.5 million in compensatory damages to widow Barbara Jean Johnston — exactly what she had requested. The punitive damages award came in just shy of the $15 million that she had asked for.
added Nov 3, 2016 21:17

[Florida] Jury Deadlock on Addiction's Role in Fatal Cancer Leads to Mistrial in Suit Against RJR

"Based on the communications of the jury, as well as having given the Allen charge, and that they are not able to come to a decision on question 1, and that they’ve reached an impasse, I am going to declare a mistrial, and we’ll reschedule it for trial a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 3, 2016 16:43

[Florida] $7.5M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, Thumps R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Army Vet's Deadly Cancer

Jurors also found punitive damages potentially warranted against the cigarette giant for its part in a tobacco industry conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking that Barbara Johnston claims caused her husband Franklin "Jim" Johnston, 60, to die from lun
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 3, 2016 16:43

[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Spend Nearly $100 Million to Mislead Voters And Oppose State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

The huge sums they are spending against these initiatives represent an investment to preserve the pipeline of kids the industry needs to survive. In California, tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, have now
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 20:07

[California, Illinois, New York] In re Fontem US, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litig. Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Second Amended Complaint (PDF)

The FDA has stated that the heading was implemented “in order to clarify that part 1143 is not intended to prevent tobacco product manufacturers from including truthful, non-misleading warnings on their products’ packaging or advertisements voluntarily
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 2, 2016 19:52

Reynolds American Inc. picks advisers to review offer

Reynolds American Inc.’s board of directors has chosen familiar legal and financial advisers to guide it through its review of British American Tobacco Plc’s nonbinding $47 billion offer. The board said in a statement Monday that its nine non-BAT affili
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 2, 2016 15:38


plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 2, 2016 14:13

Goldman extends M&A lead after Reynolds appointment

Reynolds American's appointment of Goldman Sachs as sole adviser to a panel of independent directors in relation to a takeover approach by British American Tobacco should extend the US bank's commanding lead in the announced M&A league tables.
added Nov 2, 2016 14:12

[Florida] Late Smoker's Family Asks For $6M Verdict Against RJR ($$)

The family of a chain-smoking Cuban dissident who died of laryngeal cancer urged a Florida jury Tuesday to hit R.J. Reynolds with a $6 million verdict plus punitive damages for his death, but admitted the smoker bore about half the blame for his death.
added Nov 2, 2016 07:30

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $10.5M For Lung Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $10.5 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds, saying the company got her husband so hooked on tobacco that he bought cigarettes when they could hardly afford food.
added Nov 2, 2016 07:29
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