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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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[Illinois] Madison County Court Denies Petition to Reopen Price Case

Philip Morris USA (PM USA) today said that the Madison County Circuit Court denied the plaintiffs’ request to reopen the Price “Lights” case.
Altria Group, Inc.
added Dec 13, 2012 15:32
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[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
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[Illinois] Philip Morris case continues; Attorneys file additional documents

The decade-old class action suit over cigarette labeling continues to smolder as attorneys on both sides of the fight file documents that Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth requested at last month’s hearing.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Nov 1, 2012 20:32
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[Illinois] Philip Morris files proposed answer to petition in cigarette labeling suit; Includes emails from Tillery

Philip Morris filed its proposed answer to Tillery’s petition seeking relief from the dismissal of the $10.1 billion verdict entered in 2003 over claims that Philip Morris misled its customers through its use of “light” and “low tar” cigarette labeling.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Nov 1, 2012 20:32
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[Illinois] Philip Morris files proposed answer to petition in cigarette labeling suit; Includes emails from Tillery

In an attempt to show the judge that Tillery agreed to let Philip Morris file an opposition to his petition with all of its factual and legal arguments instead of dealing with the issues separately, the company included a string of emails between the two
Madison County (IL) Record
added Sep 5, 2012 15:14
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[Illinois] LETTER: Giant lawsuit against tobacco companies keeps coming back

In Madison County, there is a lawsuit, which much like a zombie attack, keeps coming back again and again. Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth is currently deliberating on whether or not to bring back a $10.1 billion lawsuit against tobacco companie
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 4, 2012 12:28
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[Illinois] Ruth makes it clear that Philip Morris labeling case will not end with him

There was a lot of back-and-forth between the attorneys and Ruth during the nearly eight-hour long hearing this week. The judge asked dozens of questions to both Tillery and Lombardi on various aspects of the pending motion, as well as on the case in gen
Madison County (IL) Record
added Aug 24, 2012 00:53
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