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[Illinois] $10 Billion Tobacco Case Snuffed Again

The Illinois Supreme Court denied Philip Morris' request for direct appeal in a long-running, dismissed $10 billion case over cigarette labeling. The decade-long class action was revived when St. Louis attorney Stephen Tillery filed an appeal for t
Courthouse News
added Feb 20, 2013 16:12
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[Illinois] Supreme Court denies Philip Morris’ motion for direct appeal

The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday denied Philip Morris’ request for direct appeal in the decade-old Madison County case over cigarette labeling.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Feb 20, 2013 22:56
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[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
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Philip Morris case reaches the Illinois Supreme Court again

A decade-old lawsuit over cigarette labeling that put Madison County on the map has once again made its way before the Illinois Supreme Court.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Feb 20, 2013 22:59
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[Illinois] CAPITOL FACTS: Who won? The cigarette makers

... It passed last week after the trial lawyers were given a neat little plumb that guaranteed them higher contingency fees on big medical malpractice cases.
Ottawa (IL) Daily Times
added Jan 9, 2013 11:49
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[Illinois] $10 Billion Tobacco Case is Dead

A multibillion-dollar class action against tobacco giant Philip Morris cannot be reopened, a Madison County judge said.
Courthouse News
added Dec 14, 2012 12:14
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[Illinois] Korein Tillery to Appeal Light Cigarette Ruling

The historic Price v. Philip Morris “light” cigarette fraud case is once again heading back to the Illinois appellate courts to determine the fate of a $10.1 billion verdict handed down in 2003.
PR Web
added Dec 23, 2012 21:44
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Illinois judge rejects bid to revive cigarette lawsuit

It was not immediately clear Thursday whether Stephen Tillery, the St. Louis attorney who pursued the lawsuit involving so-called "light" and "low tar" cigarettes, would appeal Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth's ruling.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 14, 2012 00:54
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[Illinois] Ruth denies petition to reopen Price v. Philip Morris

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth on Wednesday denied a petition seeking to reopen a 12-year-old lawsuit over “light” cigarette labeling.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Dec 13, 2012 15:51
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[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
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