Tobacco litigation

Forbes  Mar 1  Comment 
As a result of this decision, coal, oil, and natural gas producers could face federal common law nuisance claims all over the country. The size and scale of these suits could mirror the tobacco litigation that began in the 1990s.
Forbes  Jun 20  Comment 
A Connecticut judge struggled for reasons to avoid dismissing a potentially groundbreaking lawsuit against Remington Arms, at one point asking lawyers whether claims against the manufacturer of the gun used in the Sandy Hook school massacre were...
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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