Plainitffs' Firms Push 11th Circ. To Uphold Engle Findings

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 3:58 PM EDT) -- More than 30 law firms representing plaintiffs in Engle tobacco litigation urged the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday to reject R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s contention that the cases violate its due process rights, arguing that such a finding would threaten their clients' own due process rights.

The Engle cases stem from the decertification of a class action by the Florida Supreme Court in 2006, in Engle v. Liggett Group Inc. The high court allowed class members to launch their own suits using the Engle jury's findings, including...
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