U.S. Seeks 'Foyle Memo' in $279B Tobacco Case
- Shredded: Justice for BAT. Weissman, Robert // Multinational Monitor;May2002, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p6
Reports on the lawsuit filed against British American Tobacco for engaging in a document destruction scheme in Australia. Objectives of the document retention policy of the company; Implication of the document destruction for lawsuits against the company; Types of documents destroyed.
- Cigarette giants battle UK plain packaging ruling. Montgomery, Angus // Design Week (Online Edition);5/26/2015, p4
The article reports that tobacco firms Philip Morris International Inc. and British American Tobacco PLC are taking legal action against the government of Great Britain over launch of plain cigarette packaging. Philip Morris has filed a lawsuit in the High Court and is seeking a judgement that...
- A Dose of Good Sense. Nahan, Mike // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Dec2002, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p31
Focuses on the role of the Australian public in recognizing the importance of people taking responsibility for their own actions. Details on a case filed by a certain Mrs. McCabe against British American Tobacco; Background on the result of a survey conducted regarding the opinion of the public...
- Smoker wins Â£250 000 from BAT. Zinn, Christopher // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/20/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7343, p934
Focuses on Rolah Ann McCabe, an Australian grandmother dying of lung cancer, who successfully sued an international tobacco company, British American Tobacco (BAT). Finding of Victoria's Supreme Court that BAT and their lawyers deliberately destroyed documents related to the case so they could...
- Health warning. WATSON, JONATHAN // IBA Global Insight;Oct2012, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p41
The article explores an Australian High Court decision that may have a significant impact on the tobacco sector. The Court has rejected complaints by the world's leading tobacco firms, including British American Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco, about Australia's Tobacco...
- Australia could see more tobacco suits. Zenoni, Simone // Business Insurance;4/22/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 16, p29
Reports the lawsuit filed against British American Tobacco Australian Services Ltd. by Rolah McCabe in Melbourne, Australia. Allegation on personal damages; Indication of health risk factor; Observation of lung cancer.
- In brief. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/18/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7505, p1406
Offers medical news briefs. The British policy for promotions on analgesics; Lawsuit filed by a Dutch man with emphysema against the British American Tobacco company; Effort of the NHS Counter Fraud Service and General Medical Council to prevent fraud; The World Health Organization's call for...
- Tobacco giant wins appeal over document shredding. Burton, Bob // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/14/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7377, p1381
Reports that the Victorian Court of Appeal in Australia has overturned a ruling against British American Tobacco (BAT), which awarded damages to a dying smoker. Idea that the earlier ruling had dismissed BAT's defense because the company had destroyed potentially relevant documents; Ruling in...
- Tobacco row goes to court. // Eastern Eye;12/18/2015, Issue 1333, p16
The article reports on the case failed by the tobacco companies such as British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International against British government regarding Great Britain's "plain packaging" law, and presents the views of spokesman for the Department of Health on the same.