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Tobacco Cos. Ask Fla. Justices To Weigh In On Atty Fee Row

Law360, Miami (June 22, 2017, 8:06 PM EDT) -- Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC asked the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday to reverse the award of attorneys' fees and costs for a smoker who won a $35 million jury award, arguing that the lower courts of appeal are divided on whether or not email service is required to comply with the offer of judgment statute.

Philip Morris asked the state's highest court to take up its appeal of a Second District ruling that said the trial court erred in denying the motion...
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