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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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[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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$25 million isn't too much to punish Philip Morris for Oregon smoker's death, court rules

Philip Morris USA has vast wealth and a Portland jury that awarded $25 million in punitive damages to a dead smoker's family acted reasonably to send a message to the cigarette maker for its reprehensible way of conducting business, the Oregon Court of Ap
The Oregonian
added Jul 16, 2015 11:27
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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] 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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[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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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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[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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[Oregon] Portland jury awards $25 million in tobacco case against Philip Morris

The Oregonian
added Feb 17, 2012 00:00
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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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