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[Canada] Philip Morris International Inc.'s Canadian Subsidiary, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc., to Appeal Decision in Québec Class Action Tobacco Suits

Philip Morris International Inc. is not a party to the cases and is not liable for any portion of this judgment. “These two class actions in Canada are outliers and unique to Canada. They were outliers when filed in 1998 and, since then, courts have con
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 3, 2015 17:07
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[Canada] Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. to appeal decision in Québec class action tobacco suits

"These cases are far from over. We will vigorously appeal this lower court's judgment, and believe that we have very strong legal grounds to overturn the judgment in its entirety. Plaintiffs sought money for over a million people but not a single class
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 08:28
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[Canada] Tobacco firms ordered to pay Quebec smokers $15B in damages

A judge has ordered three tobacco companies to pay more than $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers in what is described as the largest monetary award in Canadian legal history. Quebec Superior Court Justice Brian Riordan found Imperial Tobacco Canada
National Post (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 07:20
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[Canada] Philip Morris International Inc.'s Canadian Subsidiary, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc., to Appeal Decision in Québec Class Action Tobacco Suits

“These two class actions in Canada are outliers and unique to Canada. They were outliers when filed in 1998 and, since then, courts have consistently rejected these types of class actions. Class actions are not designed for personal injury cases like the
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 2, 2015 05:09
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[Canada] ARCHIVE: Létourneau c. JTI-MacDonald Corp., 2015 QCCS 2382 (CanLII)

In the Blais File, taken in the name of a class of persons with lung cancer, throat cancer or emphysema, the Court finds the defendants liable for both moral and punitive damages... In the Létourneau File, taken in the name of persons who were dependent o
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Nov 18, 2016 21:56
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[Canada] Smoke hasn't cleared in tobacco farmers' court battle

Late last month, the tobacco companies -- Rothmans, Bensons & Hedges Inc., and JTO-MacDonald Corp. -- lost another attempt to stop litigation by the Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers' Marketing Board and four farmers who say they weren't compensated fo
Sun News Network (ca)
added Jul 14, 2014 08:54
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[Canada] The Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers’ Marketing Board v. Rothmans, Benson & Hedges, Inc., 2014 ONSC 3469 (CanLII)

Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jul 14, 2014 08:56
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[Canada] Day 177 & 178: The cross-examination of Steve Chapman

For whatever combination, my impression of the cross examination of Steven Chapman is that the most important moment was at the very end of the two days, when Justice Riordan put his own few questions to this witness. But dessert must follow main cours
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:31
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[Canada] Major tobacco firms must also stand in health-care suit, says Quebec judge

A Quebec judge has ruled that foreign-based tobacco companies are not immune from a lawsuit filed against their Canadian subsidiaries to recoup health costs. The major international firms contended the lawsuit by the Quebec government didn't apply to th
Canadian Press
added Jul 10, 2013 23:33
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[Canada] Tobacco companies want case dismissed

Two of the tobacco companies the provincial government is suing are trying to get the case dismissed because they say P.E.I. courts don’t have jurisdiction to deal with it. Earlier this month British American Tobacco and Carreras Rothmans Ltd. filed the
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:45
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