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[Connecticut] High Court Won't Review $28M RJ Reynolds Judgment ($$)

R.J. Reynolds is facing a possible boost to the punitive damages in a $28.1 million judgment in favor of a former Salem Kings cigarette smoker and laryngeal cancer survivor after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review the Second Circuit’s finding
Law360
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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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] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. FLORENCE MONROE, Respondent: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Are strict-liability and negligence claims based on the findings by the class-action jury in Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc. preempted by the many federal statutes that manifested Congress’s intent that cigarettes continue to be lawfully sold in the Uni
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:26
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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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R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. SHARON BLOCK, as personal representative of Lillian Kaplan, deceased, Respondent: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Florida District Court of Appeal for the Fourth District

1. 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 pre- sumed against that party in subsequent litigation? 2. Are strict-liability and negligence claims
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:31
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