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Philip Morris Wins $15M In Spat With Coal Supplier

Law360 (April 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Philip Morris USA Inc. will get $15 million from mining company Appalachian Fuels LLC after winning summary judgment, the tobacco company said Friday, putting to rest a suit over a $52 million coal delivery contract gone sour.

Philip Morris spokesman Jack Marshall told Law360 on Friday that Appalachian consented to a judgment of $15 million for the tobacco company.

Judge James Spencer of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted summary judgment to Philip Morris in a decision handed down Wednesday. The...
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