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[Illinois] Madison county judge hears arguments in historic tobacco lawsuit

A judge said today he would take into advisement arguments on whether to reinstate a historic lawsuit that resulted in a $10.1 billion verdict against tobacco giant Philip Morris.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 21, 2012 21:15
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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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[Illinois] High Court Won't Revive $10B Philip Morris Judgment ($$)

declined to review the rejection of a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris USA over cigarette labeling, shooting down a request by a class of smokers claiming that a biased Illinois high court justice shouldn’t have been involved in axing...
Law360
added Jun 20, 2016 21:01
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[Illinois] End of the road for Price v. Philip Morris

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined attorney Stephen Tillery's petition for review in the 15-year-old Price v. Philip Morris case. An announcement was made this morning by the high court, and it means that all legal challenges have been exhausted in att
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 20, 2016 19:52
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PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois / Brief for Respondent in Opposition (PDF)

There is not a shred of evidence that PM USA or any of its affiliates contributed directly to Justice Karmeier's campaigns or used other organizations to contribute indirectly. Petitioners note that a PM USA affiliate was one of tens of thousands of don
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2016 14:59
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[Illinois] Philip Morris: Plaintiffs have not proven damages; High court takes Price case under advisement, again

Thompson, who governed for 14 years (1977-91) without a whiff of scandal, spoke as counsel for cigarette maker Philip Morris. In the Supreme Court chamber, at age 79, he stood up against a team of plaintiff attorneys seeking to recover a class action bo
Madison County (IL) Record
added May 21, 2015 19:04
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[Illinois] Tobacco case gets second go-around

To one side, it was “the most massive fraud in American history.” To the other, the Illinois Supreme Court should not become the first court to overrule itself based on a federal agency’s amicus brief. Those were the characterizations lobbed across the c
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added May 20, 2015 05:51
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[Illinois] $10 Billion Smoking Case Reheard By State Supreme Court

A lawyer for the smokers says his clients ought to be compensated. One point of contention in the earlier case was that Justice Lloyd Karmeier, who eked out another decade term in November's election, had indirectly benefited from a half-million dollar
WNIJ - WNIU (DeKalb, IL)
added May 19, 2015 16:10
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[Illinois] Price ‘Light’ Case Revisited

For the second time, the Illinois State Supreme Court will hear arguments in a lawsuit against tobacco company Philip Morris USA, reported WQAD. The litigation started when Sharon Price and other plaintiffs claimed the tobacco giant fraudulently used ter
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 19, 2015 05:30
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[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Ethics experts say recusal theory in $10 billion tobacco case is defective

Plaintiffs seeking to remove Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier from review of their $10 billion judgment ... advanced a theory with no stopping point...from groups to which Philip Morris belonged, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and th
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 19, 2015 23:27
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