September 25, 2006
Light Cigarette Class Certified
Judge Weinstein has certified a racketeering class action against Philip Morris and most other actors in the tobacco industry asserting that consumers were defrauded by suggestions that "light" cigarettes were safer than the alternatives.
I assume that the opinion will be placed in the "Rulings of Interest" section of the SDNY website; it's not there presently.
Duh. He's not in the SDNY. There's a link in the comments to the opinion.
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Judge Weinstein is in the E.D.N.Y., not the S.D.N.Y. We've posted a copy of the decision here:
Posted by: Deepak | Sep 28, 2006 8:24:43 PM