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Tobacco companies facing thousands of smoker lawsuits in Florida filed their ninth batch of U.S. Supreme Court petitions last week, claiming that the Florida courts are trampling on their constitutional rights in the so-called Engle progeny litigation.
Apr 3, 2014 Litigation Daily
added Apr 7, 2014 14:37
LawFinance Group ... said... the timing was right to enter the Engle field by putting together a portfolio of available financing for plaintiffs and plaintiffs attorneys defending verdict awards on appeal by the tobacco companies.
Feb 14, 2014 Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:05
Leaves door open for additional lawsuits in Florida
Nov 26, 2012 CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 27, 2012 06:54
Nearly two decades after a Volusia County woman stopped breathing, the tobacco company courts said owed her family $17 million now will have to pay, and thereâ€™s no more getting around it. Jacqueline Miller was 64, not yet retired as a caretaker, when
Jun 13, 2014 Florida Times-Union
added Jun 13, 2014 11:20
refused to take up appeals filed by tobacco companies in 10 Florida lawsuits filed by sick smokers or their family members. The Supreme Court did not explain its reasons for declining to hear the appeals, which were filed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Phi
Jun 9, 2014 CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jun 9, 2014 17:02
[Florida] No. 13-191: Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., Petitioners v. James L. Douglas, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charlotte M. Douglas
Sep 12 2013 Supplemental brief of respondent James L. Douglas, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charlotte M. Douglas filed. (Distributed) Sep 13 2013 Reply of petitioner R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company filed. (Distributed)
Sep 13, 2013 Supreme Court of the United States
added Sep 19, 2013 12:30
The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a $20 million award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and a second cigarette maker, rebuffing the tobacco industry's latest effort to derail thousands of Florida suits.
Nov 26, 2012 Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2012 16:23
A $20 million award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Vector Group Ltd.'s Liggett unit will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a joint appeal by the two cigarette makers.
Nov 26, 2012 Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Nov 26, 2012 16:18
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC's call to review a $20 million judgment against them in an Engle progeny case, despite the companies' argument that their due process rights have been violated.
Nov 26, 2012 Law360
added Nov 26, 2012 16:25
Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Jun 14, 2013 Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30