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[Illinois] Supreme Court Officially Ends Price 'Light' Case

After 16 years, the Price v. Philip Morris Inc. “light” case has officially come to a close. On June 20, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court declined the plaintiffs’ petition to review a 2015 decision by the Illinois Supreme Court not to reinstate the original m
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:39
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Florida Jury Finds Smoking Not Cause Of Engle Progeny Plaintiff’s Death ($$)

not responsible for the death of a woman whose husband and daughter claimed that she died from smoking cigarettes made by both companies (Leisa Mooney, et al. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., No. 2011-CA-40815, Fla. Cir., 11th Jud. Cir., Dade Co.).
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 23, 2016 21:40
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D.C. Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal In Cigarette Sales Suit ($$)

affirmed a lower court order dismissing a complaint alleging that Philip Morris USA Inc. violated the terms of a contract by overcharging military exchanges for cigarettes because the transactions “creating an inference of fraud were publicly disclosed”
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 23, 2016 21:40
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Prevail in $16.7M Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors needed less than five hours to conclude Barbara Meachem was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes she smoked for more than four decades, but that nicotine addiction did not cause the small-cell lung cancer that killed her in 1993.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:58
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[Illinois] Altria Stock Hits New Highs After Supreme Court Win

Investors applauded the favorable ruling, sending the stock to new heights. Let's take a closer look at Price v. Philip Morris and the implications of the recent decision from the highest court in the nation.
Motley Fool
added Jun 22, 2016 18:47
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Board of Directors

Juan Jose Marco Head of Tax and Trade Government Affairs, British American Tobacco / Richard Vavrik Head of Group Economic Affairs, Imperial Tobacco / Declan Coyne Director - Fiscal Affairs, Philip Morris International / Alexander Kryvosheyev, JT Internat
International Tax and Investment Center
added Jun 22, 2016 14:08
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Win $17M Cancer Death Trial ($$)

not liable in a $17 million trial over the lung cancer death of a longtime smoker, saying that while she was addicted, the addiction was not a legal cause of her...
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:06
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Philip Morris Sheds Military Cigs FCA Suit At DC Circ. ($$)

False Claims Act allegations that Philip Morris overcharged the military for cigarettes got no help Tuesday from the D.C. Circuit, which said the claims were based on publicly disclosed information and the would-be whistleblower was not an original source
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:03
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[Florida] RJR, Philip Morris Ask 11th Circ. To Curb Engle Liability ($$)

R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris told the Eleventh Circuit Tuesday that allowing individual plaintiffs to use the landmark Engle tobacco class action's jury findings — which they called “ambiguous on their face” — to establish strict liability and negligen
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 03:46
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OLIVER v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC: Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (PDF)

Oliver lacks any direct information about the price differential Philip Morris charged the Exchanges, he is not an original source. Because the transactions creating an inference of fraud were publicly disclosed and Oliver is not an original source, we af
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Jun 21, 2016 19:50
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