Headlines Tagged with Schwarz, Michelle — 43 headlines found
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
May 20, 2016 Motley Fool
added May 20, 2016 15:28
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
May 17, 2016 Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 17, 2016 18:44
CERTIORARI DENIED 15-1013 PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. V. SCHWARZ, PAUL S.
May 16, 2016 Supreme Court of the United States
added May 16, 2016 18:43
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
May 16, 2016 Law360
added May 16, 2016 18:40
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
May 16, 2016 Reuters
added May 16, 2016 15:01
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.
May 16, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2016 14:51
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...
Feb 12, 2016 Law360
added Feb 13, 2016 17:34
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
Feb 10, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 16, 2016 20:29
[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.
Feb 10, 2016 Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 13, 2016 17:38
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.
Jul 17, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2015 17:36