Judge Asked To Award $600M For Alleged False Marketing Of Marlboro Lights

Posted by David Siegel on Dec 2, 2015 12:48:00 AM

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Topics: tobacco, consumer protection, product liability

$609M False Advertising Class Action Over Marlboro Lights Nicotine Levels Goes To Trial

Posted by David Siegel on Oct 19, 2015 5:01:00 PM

Defense attorney Gregory Stone argues during his opening statement that Marlboro Lights contain less tar and nicotine than Marlboro Reds. Click here to see video of the trial. 

Boston  A trial began Monday in a long-running class action filed in 1998 on behalf of nearly 200,000 Massachusetts smokers seeking up to $609 million from tobacco giant Philip Morris USA for allegedly duping them by falsely claiming that Marlboro Light brand cigarettes exposed them to lower tar and nicotine levels than Marlboro Reds.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, consumer protection

Investors Seek $112M From Ernst & Young At Trial Over Bernie Madoff Losses

Posted by David Siegel on Oct 14, 2015 11:21:00 PM

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Topics: Securities, consumer protection, White Collar, Finance, Accounting

(UPDATE) Parties Settle Landmark Carfax Report Consumer Fraud Case

Posted by Steve Silver on Sep 17, 2015 6:39:00 PM

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Topics: Fraud, Georgia, consumer protection

Comcast's Security System Blamed At Trial For Near-Fatal Home Invasion

Posted by David Siegel on May 19, 2015 5:37:00 PM

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Topics: Products Liability, consumer protection