León Cosgrove

León Cosgrove, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Sue Tobacco Companies for Violating Their Settlement Obligations

By: León Cosgrove

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.–Jan. 18, 2017—Attorneys from León Cosgrove LLC, with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, filed suit today against Reynolds Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco Group in Palm Beach County Circuit Court. The suit aims to enforce tens of millions of dollars in annual payments due the state per the terms of the 1997 landmark agreement reached with RJR and other major tobacco companies to settle the state’s past and future legal claims for providing health care to Florida smokers.
Read the news release from the office of Florida’s Attorney General. Read the lawsuit.