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[Florida] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear tobacco companies' appeal on smoker lawsuit ruling

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
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 10, 2018 06:04
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Graham Petition for certiorari denied on January 8, 2018

Issues: (1) Whether, when there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, due process permits those facts to be conclusively presumed against that party in subsequent litigation; and (2) whether, if the Engle v. Ligge
SCOTUSBlog
added Jan 9, 2018 22:10
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[Florida] Supreme Court Won't Review Ruling On Engle Liability ($$)

"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
Law360
added Jan 9, 2018 03:27
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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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