Civil Procedure Keyed to Spencer
Republic of Bolivia v. Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
The Republic of Bolivia (Plaintiff) sued Phillip Morris Companies, Inc. (Defendant), a tobacco products manufacturer, for the healthcare costs associated with caring for Bolivian citizens who had illnesses related to tobacco use. The action was originally filed in the District Court of Brazoria County, Texas, and was later removed by Phillip Morris to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
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