California Court Affirms Decision Denying Tobacco Claimants Restitution

(September 30, 2015, 2:02 PM EDT) -- SAN DIEGO — A California appeals court on Sept. 28 affirmed its decision that the only measure of restitution in a products action under California's unfair competition law (UCL) is the measure established in In re Vioxx Class of Cases ([2009] 180 Cal.App.4th 116, 131 [103 Cal. Rptr. 3d 83]), affirming a trial court's decision refusing to award tobacco plaintiffs restitution (In re Tobacco Cases II, No. D065165, Calif. App., 4th Dist., Div. 1; 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 834).

(Opinion available. Document #58-151020-016Z.)

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