Court Slams Lid On Philip Morris Wrongful Death Suit

Law360, New York (January 4, 2010, 2:14 PM EST) -- A federal judge has closed the door on a wrongful death suit filed against Philip Morris Inc. USA by a New York man whose wife died of lung cancer, following the man's decision not to amend his complaint.

Judge Peter K. Leisure of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Dec. 30 dismissed plaintiff John Tuosto's claims and closed the case, noting that more than 30 days had passed since Tuosto was given a chance to replead his fraud and product...
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