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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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[Illinois] 'Light' cigarette case comes back to life

His latest tactic: Tillery has asked state Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier to recuse himself from the case because Tillery alleges that Philip Morris helped get Karmeier elected to the high court in 2004. The Price case as it is known, named after
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 10, 2014 10:15
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[Illinois] Tillery seeks Karmeier's recusal or disqualification in $10 billion tobacco case

“If Justice Karmeier does not recuse himself, then the Court should disqualify him,” attorney Stephen Tillery of St. Louis wrote on May 28. He wrote that there is an objective and reasonable public perception of bias. Philip Morris seeks review of a Fif
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 5, 2014 19:44
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[Illinois] 'Light' cigarette case against Huck's continues after nine years; Two current judges had been plaintiff's counsel

A nine-year-old lawsuit claiming Huck’s convenience stores unfairly and deceptively schemed to get customers to buy “light” cigarettes ... Flack, who worked for Korein Tillery, was lead counsel in the case until the day before he was sworn in as associat
Madison County (IL) Record
added May 29, 2014 01:01
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[Illinois] Altria Remains A Dividend Stock Despite Litigation Headaches

Price "Lights" does bring uncertainty and exposes the company to increased legal/litigation risk. Also, this will increase litigation costs for the company and will impact its earnings. This will in turn limit multiple expansion for Altria.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 27, 2014 12:24
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[Europe, Illinois] Even More Lawsuits Hit Big Tobacco

Now, yet more suits face the industry. The two newest cases facing the tobacco industry are not actually new, they are reinvestigations into previous events... both Altria and Reynolds are set to benefit from the expiration of the FETRA settlement
Motley Fool
added May 19, 2014 12:18
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[Illinois] Court reinstates tobacco verdict

In a dramatic turnaround, Illinois’s 5th District Appellate Court reinstated the historic $10.1 billion verdict in a class action lawsuit against Phillip Morris USA. The case has reverberated in Madison County since the verdict was announced in 2003 in
Edwardsville (IL) Intelligencer
added May 5, 2014 08:57
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[Illinois] Justices reinstate $10 billion Price verdict; Philip Morris vows to appeal

the appeals panel determined that Ruth’s discussion of what the Illinois Supreme Court would have decided had it addressed certain issues is “inherently speculative in a way its discussion of the impact of the new information on the issue it actually did
Madison County (IL) Record
added May 1, 2014 10:12
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Illinois appeals court reinstates $10B verdict against Philip Morris in 'light' cigarette suit

Philip Morris swiftly decried Tuesday's ruling by a three-judge panel of the Mount Vernon-based 5th District Appellate Court, saying it would ask the Illinois Supreme Court to review the matter. As that takes place, Philip Morris said, the latest decisio
AP - Associated Press
added May 1, 2014 09:53
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[Illinois] $10B Philip Morris Ruling Set To Spark Tobacco Suit Revival ($$)

clears a path for a new wave of litigation against the tobacco industry over its use of the terms "light" and "low tar" in advertisements, proving recent evidence that the Federal Trade Commission never explicitly authorized the use of the terms can carry
Law360
added Apr 30, 2014 22:58
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