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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] Philip Morris argues smokers suffered no economic damage in protesting $10B tobacco judgment

Smokers who won a $10 billion class action judgment against Philip Morris in Madison County 12 years ago suffered no economic damage, the cigarette maker is arguing at the Illinois Supreme Court. “Illinois law is clear that disappointed expectations are
Legal NewsLine
added May 19, 2015 00:40
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[Illinois] Cooney and Conway file brief in support of preserving $10B tobacco case; Overturning it could wreck asbestos litigation, firm warns

The Chicago firm of Cooney and Conway issued that warning in March, as friend of the Court in its review of a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris. The asbestos firm seeks to preserve the current Supreme Court standard holding a defendant liable i
Madison County (IL) Record
added May 19, 2015 00:40
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[Illinois] Jim Dey: Philip Morris case lights back up

The sum and substance of Tuesday's argument concerns whether a decision rendered final years ago by the Illinois Supreme Court can be revisited. Does the 2008 U.S. Supreme Court decision rejecting the claim of federal pre-emption constitute "newly disc
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added May 19, 2015 00:37
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Illinois Supreme Court revisits lawsuit against tobacco company

The case goes back to the Illinois Supreme Court for a second time when oral arguments are heard Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The proceeding was scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.
WQAD-TV (Moline, IL)
added May 19, 2015 00:29
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[Illinois] LETTER: Dey misses point on smoking suit

News-Gazette columnist Jim Dey misses the point of the class-action lawsuit consumers brought against Philip Morris over fraudulent claims regarding the health effects of so-called "light" cigarettes ...Deceptive advertising practices are illegal, period
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Mar 18, 2015 16:42
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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
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[Illinois] 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 against cigarette maker Philip Morris advanced a theory with no stopping point, ethics experts swear.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Feb 12, 2015 19:28
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[Illinois] Supreme Tort: The Campaign To Fire Justice Lloyd Karmeier

The cloud that’s been raining on Karmeier’s Supreme Court career comprises two cases. ... a $10.1 billion victory in the class action Price v. Philip Morris. In that case, the plaintiffs convinced a judge that the tobacco company defrauded customers by ma
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Feb 11, 2015 00:17
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[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Karmeier confident he will be retained

advertisements specifically contended that Karmeier overturned nine-figure settlements in the Philip Morris and State Farm suits just a few years after those companies channeled more than $4 million into Karmeier’s contentious 2004 election bid for Illino
The Southern Illinoisan
added Feb 10, 2015 19:18
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