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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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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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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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[Oregon] High Court Won't Hear Ore. Jury's $25M Philip Morris Order ($$)

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
Law360
added May 16, 2016 18:40
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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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[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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[New York, Virginia] Ex-NY Pols' Graft Appeals May ​Depend​ On McDonnell Case​ ($$)

prison sentences for two of New York’s onetime most powerful lawmakers have sent shockwaves across the state’s political establishment, but their expected appeals may hinge on a forthcoming decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the bribery case against fo
Law360
added May 15, 2016 23:39
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco manufacturers request Supreme Court tackle MSA arbitration settlement

The nation's largest tobacco manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to tackle a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court affecting $120 million in Master Settlement Agreement money. A writ of certiorari was filed April 21 by R.J. Reynolds Toba
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 2, 2016 19:43
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[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: DEFENDANT NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE OWNERS’ SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS’ JOINT SPECIAL MOTION TO STRIKE AND MOTION TO DISMISS, Apr 29, 2016

The Plaintiff’s judgment of what he thinks “parents ought to want” is not one this Court can impose on parents in a manner consistent with the Constitution.
Tobacco On Trial
added May 1, 2016 01:11
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[Pennsylvania] Big Tobacco Urges Justices To Review $125M Award To Pa. ($$)

tobacco companies have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision allowing Pennsylvania to receive a $125 million payment as part of a nationwide settlement over smoking-related health costs, saying a lower court exceeded its authority by altering
Law360
added Apr 30, 2016 16:11
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