Tobacco Makers Win Some Costs In Marketing Case

Law360, New York (October 18, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT) -- A federal judge who dismissed in June a proposed class action alleging that Lorillard Tobacco Co. and several other tobacco makers engaged in deceptive marketing of cigarettes has allowed certain defendants to recover some of their legal costs.

Judge Matthew Kennelly of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Thursday awarded a total of approximately $5,500 in legal expenses for Lorillard, British American Tobacco Co. Ltd. and the Tobacco Institute Inc., but refused to sign off on all of their requests....
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