No. 5-03-0320.

793 N.E.2d 942 (2003)

341 Ill. App.3d 941

276 Ill.Dec. 183

Sharon PRICE, et al., Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees and Separate Appellees and Cross-Appellants, v. PHILIP MORRIS, INC., Defendant-Appellant and Separate Appellee and Cross-Appellee (Finkelstein, Thompson & Loughran, Petitioner-Separate Appellant).

Appellate Court of Illinois, Fifth District.

July 14, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Beth A. Bauer, Burroughs, Hepler, Broom, MacDonald, Hebrank & True, Edwardsville; Kevin M. Forde, Kevin M. Forde, Ltd.; Michele Odorizzi, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, L.L.P.; George C. Lombardi, Winston & Strawn, Chicago, for Philip Morris Incorporated.

Robert L. King, King Marker Armstrong, L.L.C., Stephen M. Tillery, Korein Tillery, L.L.C., St. Louis, MO, for Michael Fruth and Sharon Price.

Justice MAAG delivered the opinion of the court:


This case involves the appeal of a money judgment entered by the circuit court of Madison County on March 21, 2003. The judgment was entered in favor of the plaintiffs, Sharon Price, Michael Fruth, and a certified class of persons and against the defendant, Philip Morris, Inc. (Philip Morris), in the amount of $10.1 billion. The appeal of the underlying judgment has not yet been briefed and argued...


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