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[Illinois] IL Supreme Court says lower courts have no power to overturn its decision to toss $10 billion judgment vs Philip Morris

In response to the dissent, however, the majority said its decision doesn’t do anything to prevent the smoker plaintiffs from obtaining “justice and fairness” – it merely directs them to seek the correct remedy, which, they said, in this case would invol
Cook County (IL) Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Nov 5, 2015 02:01

[Illinois] Cooney and Conway file brief in support of preserving $10B tobacco case; Overturning it could wreck asbestos litigation, firm warns

The Chicago firm of Cooney and Conway issued that warning in March, as friend of the Court in its review of a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris. The asbestos firm seeks to preserve the current Supreme Court standard holding a defendant liable i
Madison County (IL) Record
added May 19, 2015 00:40

Illinois Supreme Court justice draws fire in tobacco case

Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the tobacco company again are seeking to remove Justice Lloyd Karmeier, citing in part $500,000 in contributions by Altria Group, Philip Morris' parent company, to a group that supported Karmeier in the Nov. 4
Crain's Chicago Business
added Feb 10, 2015 18:02

[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Tillery partners contribute another half million to anti-retention campaign

Another $550,000 has been added to a campaign focused on ousting Justice Lloyd Karmeier from the Illinois Supreme Court... The advertising alleges that Karmeier voted to reverse judgments against State Farm and Philip Morris after they supported his cam
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 17, 2015 21:00

[Illinois] Price v. Philip Morris

Plaintiffs, two individuals and a certified class of persons, claimed that they were harmed by Philip Morris, Inc.’s alleged violation of the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act by its use of "false and fraudulent" marketing pract
Tobacco Control Laws (CTFK)
added Apr 30, 2014 11:30

[Illinois] Altria to appeal revival of $10.1 bln verdict that it misled smokers

An Illinois state court has reinstated a $10.1 billion verdict against Philip Morris USA in a lawsuit accusing the Altria Group Inc unit of misleading consumers about the risks of smoking "light" cigarettes. Philip Morris USA said it will appeal immediate
added Apr 30, 2014 10:25

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Coming soon to the State Supreme Court: The lawsuit that wouldn’t die!

Tillery’s trying to reignite a ten-year-old, $10 billion judgment in his favor (with $2 billion in attorneys’ fees) that was vacated in 2005. It looks like his latest appeal is headed to the State Supreme Court, again. The justices should flush it one l
Madison County (IL) Record
added Feb 20, 2013 22:58

[Illinois, New Hampshire] NH SC decertifies 'light' cigarette class while Ill. court weighs similar case

Another state supreme court has rejected a class action lawsuit that claims tobacco companies misled customers by labeling some cigarettes as "light."
Legal NewsLine
added Aug 22, 2012 15:08

UPDATE 1-Illinois top court voids $10.1 bln Philip Morris 'light' verdict

* Smokers claim were misled by ads for "light" cigarettes * Plaintiffs can still pursue case in Illinois Supreme Court (Adds statements from plaintiffs' lawyer, Philip Morris)..."effectively wipes away" seven years of litigation following the FTC action
added Nov 5, 2015 02:02

Illinois Supreme Court revisits lawsuit against tobacco company

The case goes back to the Illinois Supreme Court for a second time when oral arguments are heard Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The proceeding was scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.
WQAD-TV (Moline, IL)
added May 19, 2015 00:29
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