Biz Groups Back Tobacco Cos.' Engle Appeal In High Court

Law360, Miami (September 18, 2013, 6:12 PM EDT) -- Business groups last week threw their support behind tobacco companies that are asking the nation's highest court to review the Florida Supreme Court's decision to allow plaintiffs who were members of the landmark Engle class action to use findings from that case in their individual suits.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Product Liability Advisory Council Inc. filed amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 11 in support of tobacco companies arguing that the Florida Supreme Court's decision...
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