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Australia as a defending party (respondent) Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging (DS434) and Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geograph
Beijing Railway Transport Court ruled on Monday in favour of the plaintiff, Li Ying, who had sued the train operator, Harbin Railway Bureau, for breaking its own smoking ban in her carriage, reported Huaxi City Daily, a local newspaper in Chengdu in sout
A jury in Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit, in Dade County, deliberated more than 10 hours before concluding Shirley Cohen was not a member of a class of smokers entitled to recover damages for smoking-related disease caused by cigarettes.
A Beijing court ruled Monday that a train operator should cancel all designated smoking areas on its trains after a passenger sued the company over secondhand smoke, The Beijing News reported. The case marks China’s first lawsuit over smoking in public
“we identify with the challenge faced by most judges forced to wade into controversial scientific waters… Even if science has not figured it out yet, the law cannot wait.” Riordan said he “cannot wait.” He shook the box. But is that good law? The tobac
resolving 20 years of disputes and future disputes relating to the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. Under the settlement, Pennsylvania will receive nearly $357 million in tobacco settlement money during fiscal year 2018 – 2019 on top of the $350
The widow of a smoker who was awarded $4 million in compensatory damages in November 2014 won an additional $500,000 on June 15 following a new trial on her entitlement to seek punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Debra Perrotto, as persona
Court of Appeal let stand a jury’s award of $18.7 million on behalf of the widow of a smoker in an Engle progeny wrongful death case (Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Mary Faricy Pardue on behalf of the estate of John H. Faricy, No. 1D17-959, Fla. App., 1st Dist
A lawyer for the Winnebago Tribe says the federal government has no standing to intervene or delay a lawsuit that tribal tobacco companies …
The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on