Sunday, September 24, 2006

Judge to rule on tobacco class action case

Article on cnn.com -- Judge to rule on tobacco class action case:

    A U.S. judge is expected on Monday to rule on whether to certify as a class action a
    lawsuit that accuses tobacco companies of defrauding smokers into thinking "light"
    cigarettes were safer than regular brands, according to notice sent to lawyers in the
    case.

    U.S. Senior District Judge Jack Weinstein will file his order on pending motions in the
    case known as Schwab v. Phillip Morris USA Inc. by 10 a.m. on September 25, the memo
    said.

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