Illinois appeals court reinstates $10B verdict against Philip Morris in 'light' cigarette suit

  • by: JIM SUHR , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 30, 2014 - 1:02 PM

ST. LOUIS — An Illinois appellate court has reinstated a decade-old $10.1 billion verdict in a class-action lawsuit against Phillip Morris USA that found the nation's biggest cigarette maker misled customers about "light" and "low tar" designations.

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