Public Hospitals Intervening
in Attorneys General Deal
Bill Godshall reports:
Attorneys representing public hospitals are preparing to, or have already
filed petitions with courts in MO, OH, KY, TN, CO, MI, WV & PA to intervene
in the AG tobacco deal.
Under the deal, public hospitals would be preempted from recovering past, present or
future damages to reimburse treatment of diseases imposed by tobacco industry misconduct.
Those seeking court intervention on behalf of the hospitals include the St Louis based
firm of Lashly & Baer, PC and Ohio based Jack Beam & Associates.