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[Florida] Will This Supreme Court Decision Cost Altria Group Much More Than $25 Million?

Sweda talked to Altria CEO Marty Barrington... Barrington responded to Sweda's comments by acknowledging the risk but defending Altria's track record. "The company has done quite a good job of managing those risks," the CEO said, and "we could go down the
Motley Fool
added May 20, 2016 15:28
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Supreme Court upholds $25M Oregon tobacco damages award

The jury also awarded $150 million in punitive damages, which was lowered to $25 million after further proceedings. The Court of Appeals upheld the damages, citing Philip Morris' "extraordinarily reprehensible conduct" in defrauding Schwarz and others t
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 17, 2016 18:44
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ORDER LIST

CERTIORARI DENIED 15-1013 PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. V. SCHWARZ, PAUL S.
Supreme Court of the United States
added May 16, 2016 18:43
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[Oregon] High Court Won't Hear Ore. Jury's $25M Philip Morris Order ($$)

The high court wasn't swayed by Philip Morris’ argument that Oregon’s partial retrial system had deprived it of its right to due process after an Oregon appellate court threw out the first jury’s $150 million punitive damage verdict — which was mostly fo
Law360
added May 16, 2016 18:40
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[Oregon] U.S. top court rejects Philip Morris appeal of judgment in smoker's death

By rejecting the cigarette maker's appeal, the high court left in place a July 2015 Oregon Court of Appeals ruling...Michelle Schwarz began smoking in 1964 at age 18 and tried but failed to quit numerous times before switching in 1976 to the company's Me
Reuters
added May 16, 2016 15:01
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[Oregon] Justices Turn Down Philip Morris Appeal of $25M Judgment

The justices on Monday are leaving in place a state appeals court ruling that likened the cigarette maker's role in smoker Michelle Schwarz's death to manslaughter under Oregon law, had the case been pursued in criminal court.
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2016 14:51
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PHILIP MORRIS USA v SCHWARZ: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

the due-process principles...to make clear that, whether the question arises in a partial retrial, bifurcated trial, or issues class action, the Constitution does not permit "interwoven" issues to be tried before separate juries where the result would be
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 16, 2016 20:29
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[Oregon] Philip Morris USA Inc., Petitioner v. Paul Scott Schwarz, Personal Representative of the Estate of Michelle Schwarz

Proceedings and Orders Feb 10 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 13, 2016 17:38
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Philip Morris Asks Supreme Court To Undo $25M Ore. Verdict ($$)

to review a $25 million award to a widower whose wife died of lung cancer, arguing that an Oregon jury shouldn’t have been allowed to calculate punitive damages after a separate jury decided the company...
Law360
added Feb 13, 2016 17:34
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[Oregon] Appellate court rules jurors acted reasonably in $25 million tobacco lawsuit

The appeals court likened Philip Morris’ role in the death of smoker Michelle Schwarz to “manslaughter” under Oregon law, had it been litigated in criminal court.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2015 17:36
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