Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 302 headlines found
The justices today refused to hear a joint appeal from R.J. Reynolds and Vector Group Ltd. (VGR)’s Liggett unit. A jury said the two companies were responsible for the death of Janie Mae Clay, who smoked for 40 years and died in 2003 of lung disease.
Nov 26, 2012 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 29, 2012 14:39
"Today was a small measure of justice for [Faye Graham's] family in finally getting tobacco to pay up for what it did...As a result of the Supreme Court's denial of certiorari, we are hopeful that other families of deceased smokers will soon also receive
Jan 8, 2018 Law360
added Jan 9, 2018 03:27
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 manufacturers say in their 432-page petition that they are asking for clarity on whether previous court rulings should be allowed as evidence, as well as whether their due process has been compromised. “While the class put on evidence of myriad purp
Sep 30, 2017 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 30, 2017 16:44
As a result, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA face a combined $825,000 in judgments to Earl Graham, husband of the late Faye Graham. The manufacturers submitted their petition for writ of certiorari Sept. 15. Reynolds declined to comment
Jan 10, 2018 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 10, 2018 06:04
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a Cuban state-owned company and refused to intervene in a dispute over the “Cohiba” trademark. This is the most recent development in the long-standing rivalry between General Cigar Co Inc., an American (
Mar 23, 2015 American University Intellectual Property Brief
added Mar 25, 2015 19:13
The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 2 declined to hear arguments on an Engle progeny suit in which a Florida appellate panel vacated $54 million in punitive damages (Marvine Calloway v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 16-1507, U.S. Sup.).
Oct 2, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2017 18:37
ruled Tuesday that a lower court erred in denying R.J. Reynolds an automatic stay while the tobacco company considers whether to review U.S. Supreme Court review of a $5.5 million decision against it in an Engle...
Apr 12, 2016 Law360
added Apr 13, 2016 15:29
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the tobacco industry’s appeal of a Florida ruling that may help thousands of smokers sue cigarette makers over smoking-related illnesses.
Oct 7, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Oct 8, 2013 03:59
The legality of placing graphic warnings on cigarette packages appears to have been settled when the U.S. Supreme Court declined today to hear an appeal on the labels from a group of tobacco manufacturers. However, it remains unclear what the warning la
Apr 22, 2013 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 22, 2013 13:45