State of Connecticut Tobacco Litigation
PRACTICE AREAS: Consumer Protection,Environment & Public Health,Government Representation
CASE STATUS: Settled
SETTLEMENT AMOUNT: $3.6 billion
Berger Montague was one of three firms to represent the State of Connecticut in a separate action in state court against the tobacco companies. The case was litigated separate from the coordinated nationwide actions. Although eventually Connecticut joined the national settlement, its counsel’s contributions were recognized by being awarded the fifth largest award among the states from the fifty states’ Strategic Contribution Fund.