Philip Morris Says $12B Appeal Bond Could Prove Devastating
- Government, Tobacco Firms Battle Over Disgorgement Ruling. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/18/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32013, p6
Reports on the dispute between the United States government and the tobacco industry over the issue of disgorgement under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) in connection with the lawsuit filed by the government against tobacco firms. Filing of suit against Philip...
- Florida seeks the dismissal of Philip Morris suit. // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition;Sep94, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p15
Reports that the Florida attorney general's office asked for the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Philip Morris Cos. and others challenging the constitutionality of the state's tobacco liability law. Reasons behind the motion; Alleged unconstitutionality of the tobacco liability law; Filers of...
- Philip Morris Wants Expedited Hearing on $10.1B Verdict. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;5/14/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31635, p4
Philip Morris USA Inc. has urged the Illinois Supreme Court to expedite a hearing on the company's effort to overturn a 10.1 billion dollar verdict by a Madison County Circuit Court in the Price v. Philip Morris class action lawsuit by smokers of cigarettes. In March, the company told Madison...
- Florida High Court to Weigh Tobacco Appeal. Albanese, Elisabeth // Bond Buyer;7/21/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31930, p28
Reports on Philip Morris USA Inc.'s filing of a brief with the Florida Supreme Court asking that justices affirm a 2003 appellate court decision overturning a judgment in a lawsuit accusing tobacco companies of lying to smokers about health risks associated with tobacco. Overview of the case;...
- APPLIED WELLNESS. // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);06/15/2001, p3
Discusses a case against Philip Morris Cos. Inc. Outcome of the trial; Details of the case.
- TOBACCO LITIGATION--HEALTH AND WELFARE FUNDS. // Benefits Quarterly;2000 Fourth Quarter, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p98
Reports on the case filed by Steamfitters Local Union against Phillip Morris Inc. which sought to make the company liable for the smoke-related cost incurred by union health and welfare funds. Reason for the dismissal of the complaint; Fraud and conspiracy charges against the company; Decision...
- Antitobacco activists bemoan the return of sealed company records subpoenaed in libel case. Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor;8/24/95, Vol. 87 Issue 189, p13
Focuses on the out of court settlement of a law suit between Philip Morris and ABC and the documents that would have proved tobacco company's manipulation of the levels of nicotine in cigarettes. Virginia State Circuit Court Judge Theodore Markow's order to return the sealed documents to Philip...
- Tobacco troubles. // Crain's New York Business;03/22/99, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p26
Reports on the growing number of tobacco-related lawsuits against the United States tobacco company Philip Morris Cos. Inc.
- Florida court awards US$ 145 billion in damages against US tobacco companies. Charatan, Fred // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2000, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p1062
Reports on a Miami, Florida court's awarding of punitive damages against five major tobacco companies in the United States. Filing of lawsuit by Stanley and Susan Rosenblatt on behalf of smokers in Florida; Statement of one of the plaintiffs; Statement of defense lawyer for Philip Morris.