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MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown boosts white collar, investigations, sanctions and export control capabilities in London with double partner hire
Global law firm Mayer Brown announced today that Sam Eastwood and Jason Hungerford have been appointed as partners in the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Philip Morris rejects Caperton comparison to Price; Defense responds to Tillery in $10.1 billion tobacco case
SPRINGFIELD – Lawyers who claim a U.S. Supreme Court decision disqualifies Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier from a case involving Philip Morris miss their mark, according to Philip Morris.
Philip Morris argues $10.1 billion 'Price' case should never have been certified; Byron 'swept under the rug' individual issues, lawyer argues
OdorizziSPRINGFIELD – Supreme Court Justices who reversed a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris 10 years ago without resolving most of the issues in it should take up those issues now that the case has returned, Philip Morris argues.The cigarette maker pleaded for full review on Jan. 7, in a brief challenging a Fifth District appellate court decision that reinstated the judgment last year.Michelle
Freeman Saying that a moving train presents an obvious danger, the Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a $3.9 million jury award against a trio of railroad companies.
Ruth Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth will hear arguments next week over a petition seeking relief from the Illinois Supreme Court's dismissal of a $10.1 billion verdict in the class action lawsuit brought against Philip Morris in 2000.
Tillery Attorney Stephen Tillery is arguing that a judgment in favor of cigarette maker Philip Morris was "fundamentally flawed," because it was based on "false facts advanced by Philip Morris at every step in this litigation."
Gill An Internet service provider has filed suit against the East St. Louis School District, alleging the district did not pay for installation services provided.
Second hand asbestos exposure case set for oral arguments; Expanded liability on the line in Simpkins v. CSX
Tauber SPRINGFIELD – Cynthia Simpkins pleads she'll lack a remedy for her late mother's injuries if the Illinois Supreme Court rejects her claim of second hand asbestos exposure against CSX Transportation, but CSX found she settled 13 other claims in the same suit.
Marcus O'Fallon attorney Bob Marcus respectfully disagrees with a dissent written by United States Supreme Court Justice John Roberts that implies "the sky's the limit" for plaintiffs in Federal Employer's Liability Act (FELA) cases.
Illinois Supreme Court deciding 'take home' asbestos case; CSX says if allowed would create 'unlimited universe' of plaintiffs
Reitz SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Supreme Court Justices must decide whether to allow claims that asbestos caused disease in families of workers who brought fibers home on their clothing.
Stack A seven year-old class action against AT&T ended Monday as a Madison County judge gave the final approval to its $21 million settlement.
Stack Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack is set to give the final go ahead to a $21 million settlement in a long running class action suit brought by small business owners against AT&T.
Stack Attorneys in a seven year-old class action case that stemmed from previous litigation over telephone overcharges will walk away from the case with $7 million in fees.