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[Illinois] Altria to appeal revival of $10.1 bln verdict that it misled smokers

An Illinois state court has reinstated a $10.1 billion verdict against Philip Morris USA in a lawsuit accusing the Altria Group Inc unit of misleading consumers about the risks of smoking "light" cigarettes. Philip Morris USA said it will appeal immediate
Reuters
added Apr 30, 2014 10:25
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: For Tillery, no end in sight

What’s the secret to the amazing staying power of Tillery’s thirteen-year-old suit against Philip Morris (for allegedly misleading the public about the relative health benefits of light and low-tar cigarettes)? ... For the time being then, the case remain
Madison County (IL) Record
added Mar 9, 2013 11:17
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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] 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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[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] $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] 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] 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] $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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Korein Tillery Tells Judge: Reinstate $10 Billion Verdict against Tobacco Company Because It Misled Illinois Supreme Court, 21 August 2012. (PDF)

asks a judge ... to reinstate the landmark $10.1 billion verdict against Philip Morris for deceptive advertising of so-called "light" cigarettes because the company factually misled the Illinois Supreme Court when it overturned the verdict in 2005.
Korein Tillery
added Dec 14, 2012 03:08
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