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[Illinois] Jim Dey: Justice's legal foes continue their attack

trial lawyers...are trying to force a judge they consider unfriendly—Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier—off the case....Tillery's motion alleges bias. Philip Morris lawyers will dispute that when they file a response due Thursday (Feb . 19).
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Feb 15, 2015 11:17

Illinois Supreme Court Grants Review of the Price Case

“The Illinois Supreme Court has already once ordered judgment to be entered in PM USA’s favor. We believe that there are compelling reasons why the Illinois Supreme Court should do so again and reverse the intermediate court’s unprecedented ruling. We lo
Altria Group, Inc.
added Sep 28, 2014 06:41

[Illinois] Altria to Appeal $10.1 Billion "Lights" Cigarette Ruling ($$)

it will appeal a ruling by an Illinois court that reinstated a $10.1 billion verdict against the tobacco giant for marketing its cigarettes as "light'" and "low tar," the latest dramatic turn in a high-stakes case that began more than a decade ago.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 30, 2014 10:29

[Illinois] Ill. judge rejects bid to revive cigarette lawsuit

An Illinois judge has refused to reopen a class-action lawsuit that produced a $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-maker Philip Morris, handing the plaintiffs their latest setback in legal action now more than a decade old. It was not immediately cle
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 13, 2012 15:04

[Illinois] Top court stayed united in 2015

Justice Charles E. Freeman, for instance, this year cited the “regretful history” of a multibillion-dollar tobacco lawsuit in which he reiterated claims that the majority justices had grown “desensitized” to average citizens and were trying to “quickly a
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Dec 30, 2015 16:59

Illinois Supreme Court Tosses Lower-Court ‘Lights’ Ruling

Justice Anne Burke wrote for the majority that the plaintiffs could still ask the Illinois Supreme Court itself to reinstate the award, which it had thrown out in 2005. The court did not address the merits of such a request. Justice Charles Freeman diss
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 6, 2015 02:57

[Illinois] Ill. High Court Revives $10B Philip Morris Cigarette Row ($$)

added Sep 24, 2014 18:55

[Illinois] Philip Morris Light-Tobacco Case’s $10.1 Billion Award Alive

A three-judge panel yesterday reinstated the 2003 verdict, agreeing with plaintiffs’ lawyer Stephen Tillery that new evidence ... in 2008, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said it had never addressed the use of those terms and rescinded its 1966 guidanc
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Apr 30, 2014 11:02

[Illinois] Judge derails Madison County tobacco suit once worth $10.1 billion 4

A Madison County judge decided Wednesday not to allow reopening of a class-action lawsuit that once won a $10.1 billion judgment against tobacco giant Philip Morris but was overturned on appeal.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 13, 2012 15:48

Illinois Supreme Court Vacates Lower Court Ruling Attempting to Reinstate Prior “Lights” Judgment

“Today’s action by the Illinois Supreme Court effectively wipes away the last seven years of court proceedings and requires the plaintiffs to start from scratch,” said Murray Garnick, Altria Client Services senior vice president and associate general cou
Altria Group, Inc.
added Nov 5, 2015 02:04
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