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Philip Morris Hit with $4M Compensatory Award, But Avoids Punitives, for Building Contractor's Cancer Death

 Stock image.  Gainesville, FL—Philip Morris was hit with a $4 million verdict this week for the role the company’s cigarettes played in a Florida contractor’s lung cancer death. But the tobacco giant ultimately avoided punitive liability, despite an earlier jury … Continue reading

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Become a part of legal history – enter the Morris L. Cohen competition

Would you like the chance to win a trip to Chicago and present a paper this July at a national conference? Then enter the Tenth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition! ‘That the Future May Learn from the Past’ … Continue reading

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$17.5M Total Verdict Handed Down Against RJR, Philip Morris for South Florida Woman's Cancer Death

 Stock image.  Miami—The nation’s two largest tobacco companies were struck with a $17.5 million total verdict for the part jurors found they played in a South Florida woman’s cancer death. Gloger v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2011-CA-23377. Read more … Continue reading

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If the moving party neglects to submit either a current or the original Case Information Statement, a New Jersey divorce judge has the right to reject a motion for support modification. Vukovich v. Vukovich, New Jersey App. Div., September 7, … Continue reading

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Still no activity in Philip Morris v. Jackson

The U.S. Supreme Court still has taken no action in Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Jackson, no. 10-735, which was originally distributed for conference two months ago, on March 4, 2011. The case has not appeared on any of the … Continue reading

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