Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Review Engle Decision

Law360, Miami (August 15, 2013, 8:03 PM EDT) -- Tobacco companies have asked the nation's highest court to review the Florida Supreme Court's decision to allow plaintiffs who were members of the landmark Engle class to use findings from that case in their individual suits, arguing that it violates their due process rights.

In a petition for a writ of certiorari filed Aug. 9 in the U.S. Supreme Court, Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC said the Florida Supreme Court's decision to allow the Engle progeny cases to apply...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.