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Lawsuit Accuses E-Cigarette Makers of Targeting Kids, Deceiving Consumers

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. and Philip Morris USA Inc. were sued for illegally marketing nicotine-delivery devices to minors and deceiving consumers about the risks of vaping. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a 19-year-old, Christian Foss, who says …

$10B Verdict in Cigarette Case Reinstated in Illinois

An Illinois appellate court has reinstated a $10.1 billion verdict in a class-action lawsuit against Phillip Morris USA that found the cigarette-maker misled customers about “light” and “low tar” designations. Philip Morris says it will challenge the ruling by a …

Oregon Jury Takes Second Look At Tobacco Suit Damages

A Portland jury is reconsidering a $100 million damage award against Philip Morris in a suit over low-tar cigarettes that goes back more than a decade. In 2002, a jury awarded $150 million in punitive damages after finding Philip Morris …

Missouri Judge Declares Mistrial in $700M Tobacco Lawsuit

A judge in Missouri has declared a mistrial in a $700 million lawsuit against Philip Morris USA, after jurors failed to reach agreement on whether Missouri smokers were misled into believing that light cigarettes were safer than regular cigarettes. The …

Plaintiffs Notch Legal Win in Illinois Cigarette Suit

The Illinois Supreme Court has cleared the way for plaintiffs’ attorneys to push that a $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-maker Philip Morris be revived, sending the matter back to the trial court for more hearings. The court upheld a state …