Tobacco litigation

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Wall Street Journal  Jun 9  Comment 
General Motors' recall related to defective ignition switches is attracting lawyers who forged some of the biggest civil settlements ever, from the landmark tobacco litigation to the Exxon Valdez.
Benzinga  Oct 23  Comment 
Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE: VGR) today announced that the Company and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary have reached a comprehensive settlement resolving substantially all of the individual Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending in...
Financial Times  Jan 22  Comment 
It has been described as the most complex case the US has seen since the tobacco litigation of the 1990s, with more than 120,000 plaintiffs




 

Companies such as Altria Group (MO), REYNOLDS AMERICAN (RAI), UST and Loews (LTR) can be affected by tobacco litigation.

A huge change for the tobacco industry: Obama signs tobacco bill into law

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