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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF OHIO COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
IN RE:
TOBACCO LITIGATION

Case No. 00-C-5000

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF OHIO COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
IN RE:
TOBACCO LITIGATION

Case No. 00-C-5000

(INDIVIDUAL
PERSONAL
INJURY CASES)

(Judge Jack Alsop)

THIS DOCUMENT
APPLIES TO:
Plaintiff, Benjamin F.
Whittington, Jr. as
Administrator
of the Estate of
Benjamin F. Whittington v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al.
Civil Action No.: 00-C-896

IMPORTANT LEGAL
NOTICE

PLEASE READ
CAREFULLY
Please take NOTICE that a hearing will be held in the above-listed cases
before The Honorable Jack Alsop, and The Honorable Alan D. Moats, the Presiding Judges in the Tobacco Litigation, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020, in Courtroom Four, also known as the Ceremonial Courtroom, on the Second Floor of the Kanawha County Courthouse,
located at 409 Virginia Street, East, in
Charleston, West Virginia.
The purpose of this
hearing is to determine to whom and in what
percentage the wrongful
death proceeds pursuant to West Virginia Code
ยง 55-7-6(b), shall be
distributed regarding the
above-listed cases.
You have the right to be
present at the hearing on January 10, 2020, to
protest and object to the entry of the Order of Distribution if you are identified as someone who may have a claim under West Virginia wrongful death law. You have the right to be represented by an
attorney of your choice and at your own expense at the hearing. If you cannot attend the hearing in person you can submit a written objection to
Plaintiffs’ counsel no later than January 3, 2020,
at the address listed below. Plaintiffs’ counsel will file under seal and serve the Presiding Judges and the Mass
Litigation Manager with any written objection
immediately.

James A. McKowen
James F. Humphrey &
Associates
112 Capitol Street, Second Floor
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 347-5050

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