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in which New York state and New York City claimed that the package delivery company had shipped untaxed cigarettes, cheating both out of tax revenue, according to a court document.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh has hired high-powered Washington, D.C., trial attorney Beth Wilkinson to represent him as he seeks to protect his U.S. Supreme Court nomination after a California professor accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were both
Beth A. Wilkinson does not consider it an honor or a privilege to represent major corporations like tobacco giant Altria Group Inc., drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. or even the National Football…
J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Sept. 18 were ordered by a Florida jury to pay $1 million to a plaintiff for the…
In June 2014, a Palm Beach County jury awarded $6 million in compensatory damages and $14 million in punitive damages to plaintiff Gwendolyn Odom. Odom is the daughter of Juanita Thurston, who died of lung cancer in 1993 at age 58. She smoked several ci
The Third District Court of Appeal ruled last week that prospective Engle class members could be residents or citizens — not both — of Florida at the time their smoking-related disease first manifests or is diagnosed.
U.S. government filed an indictment on Sept. 6 in a Kentucky federal court against a farmer for submitting false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies (United States of America v. Christopher G.
urged a federal court to dismiss a business entity of the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians’ challenge to certain state taxes linked to the sale of tobacco products, saying the tribal entity is not exempt from the taxes. Attorney General