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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Seeks Supreme Court Review Of $13 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

saying the court should review the case because “relieving plaintiffs of the burden of establishing essential elements of their tort claims violates due process” (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Vivian Turner, No. 17-638, U.S. Sup., 2017 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs L
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 9, 2017 21:04
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[Florida] U.S. Supreme Court Declines To Review Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

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.).
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2017 18:37
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[Florida] Tobacco manufacturers appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on Engle progeny lawsuits

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
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 30, 2017 16:44
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Challenge Use Of Engle Findings In High Court ($$)

Tobacco companies are pitching their arguments that federal law bars smokers from using the landmark Engle tobacco class action's jury findings to establish strict liability and negligence claims once more, this time in three appeals to the U.S. Supreme C
Law360
added Sep 27, 2017 21:58
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO Co., Petitioners, V. JAMES HARRIS LOURIE: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

This Court is the only forum that can provide petitioners with re­lief from the unconstitutional procedures that have now been endorsed by both the Florida Supreme Court and the en bane Eleventh Circuit. Almost 200 progeny cases have been tri
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 29, 2017 17:33
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Petitioner, V. JAMES NAUGLE: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

When there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, does due process permit those facts to be conclusively presumed against that party in subsequent litigation? Are strict-liability and negligence claims based on
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 29, 2017 17:28
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[Virginia] 2nd Circ. Corruption Prosecutions In A Post-McDonnell World ($$)

The landscape of federal public corruption law changed dramatically following the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in McDonnell v. United States. In recent months, courts have been grappling with the scope and implications of McDonnell: When it com
Law360
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[North Carolina] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear age-discrimination lawsuit against Reynolds

The decision, released Monday, involves Richard Villarreal, who sued Reynolds and two job-search groups in his attempt to gain work as a territory manager. In October, the full Eleventh Appeals Court ruled that an applicant, in this case Villarreal, cou
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2017 14:16
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[Washington] Dispute Over State’s Ability To Tax Tribal Business Heads To High Court ($$)

A decision by the Washington Supreme Court exempting a tribal business from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation based on a “right to travel” provision in an 1855 treaty warrants review by the U.S. Supreme Court because it cannot be re
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 24, 2017 16:10
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KHN Morning Briefing: Bristol-Myers’ Supreme Court Victory Could Have Far-Reaching Ramifications In Liability Cases

prevailed in its effort to get the Supreme Court to limit where patients can seek compensation for harm caused by drugs...potentially affect any liability case in which consumers allege harm caused by a deficient product, including automobiles, tobacco, f
Kaiser Health News
added Jun 20, 2017 20:01
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