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[California] Family of Tony Gwynn narrows wrongful death lawsuit to target U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company

The original list of defendants in the case included a trio of men who allegedly gave Gwynn free samples of smokeless tobacco products, as well as the owners of a pair of convenience stores where Gwynn frequently purchased the products. The change could
New York Daily News
added May 17, 2017 16:07
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A Supreme Court Nominee Alert to the Dangers of Big Business

Here is his full description, in his Senate questionnaire, of his experience winning the historic $1.05 billion judgment against the American Tobacco company in private practice:
The Atlantic Monthly
added Apr 7, 2017 19:12
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[New York] Altria Urges 2nd Circ. To Rethink NYC Flavored Tobacco Limits ($$)

An Altria Group Inc. unit on Friday asked the Second Circuit to reconsider its challenge to a New York City law effectively prohibiting the sale of flavored smokeless tobacco, arguing that the ordinance is federally preempted and should be struck down. A
Law360
added Mar 11, 2013 18:34
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[UK] FDA Moves to Dismiss Suit Regarding SE Standards

a lawsuit filed by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (UST) challenging the FDA’s issuance of Not Substantially Equivalent Orders for a smokeless tobacco product. The FDA has now moved to dismiss the lawsuit for lack of subject matter jurisdiction after resci
Lexology (uk)
added May 1, 2018 04:51
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[California] Trial Date Set in Tony Gwynn Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Smokeless Tobacco Company

A Sept. 20, 2019 trial date has been set in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, according to media reports. Gwynn’s widow, son and daughter filed their case agains
Times of San Diego
added Feb 20, 2018 20:39
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Antitrust Legacy of High Court Nominee Gorsuch in Private Practice

he represented snuff tobacco manufacturer Conwood Co. in suing U.S. Tobacco Co. (UST) for monopolization of the snuff tobacco market. The case ended in what is widely considered to be one of the largest antitrust verdicts ever awarded to a private litigan
The Legal Intelligencer
added Mar 9, 2017 01:10
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[California] ARCHIVE: Family wants tobacco industry held accountable for Tony Gwynn’s death

The adult children of former Padre Tony Gwynn said Tuesday they filed a lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court so that the tobacco industry would be held accountable for the death of their father and others. Tony Gwynn used smokeless tobacco for 31 years, an
KSWB FOX 5 (San Diego, CA)
added May 4, 2017 05:55
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FDA Accepts and Files U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application

The application requests FDA authorization to make one claim: “IF YOU SMOKE CONSIDER THIS: Switching completely to this product from cigarettes reduces risk of lung cancer.” “It’s critical that smokers have accurate, non-misleading health information ab
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2018 18:20
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[California] Family of baseball great Tony Gwynn settles lawsuit against tobacco industry giant

A major tobacco company agreed Thursday to settle a negligence and product liability lawsuit filed by the family of San Diego Padre great Tony Gwynn, who died of cancer at 54, decades after the company allegedly hooked him on — and then used him to promo
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[California] VIDEO: Family of late Tony Gwynn settles lawsuit with tobacco company

Gwynn used as many as two cans of smokeless tobacco per day...According to attorneys for the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and attorneys for the Gwynn family...this matter has been resolved to all parties’ satisfaction. The terms will remain confidential
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:01
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