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a recently diagnosed lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patient took aim at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC, accusing the cigarette manufacturers of causing his illnesses (Joe Broughton v.
nolds Tobacco Co. cited the Aug. 1 ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court in In re: Accutane Litigation, No. 2017 079958, N.J. Sup., 2018 N.J. LEXIS 988, as “pertinent” to the Florida Supreme Court’s continued consideration of a dispute over application o
In this tobacco litigation case, Barbara Morales claims defendant tobacco companies hid the dangers of cigarettes, which caused addiction and smoking-related disease.
plaintiff took aim at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and Publix Supermarkets Inc. in connection with the wrongful death of his wife, just two months after her lung cancer diagnosis (Walter Schnitzer, on behalf of the Estate of Deborah S
Michigan officials facing a suit from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community over the state’s tax authority urged a district court judge Thursday to overturn a magistrate judge’s discovery order, saying the tribe should not be allowed to conduct additional inf
Tyrone Dixon, 39, died in 1994…Dixon’s family contends Reynolds took part in a tobacco industry conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking that hooked him to cigarettes and ultimately killed him.
The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and others, 11 nonprofit medical and research organizations — including the American Medical Association (AMA) — accused the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of unduly delaying its premarket review of newly de
A Florida-based cigar company must pay at least $850,000 plus interest for underreporting its taxes on imported products after the U.S. Court of International Trade granted default judgment to the government Friday. Mariola International Co. made materia