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NOTICE 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, Dan Atkinson, Jr., as Administrator of the Estate of Daniel W. Atkinson v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-391 Plaintiff, Kathy Lynn Compton, as Administratrix of the Estate of Joel Compton v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 98-C-2699 Plaintiff, Deloris Shamblen, as Administratrix of the Estate of Jack Elswick v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 98-C-1785 Plaintiff, James C. Hodges, Sr., as Administrator of the Estate of Joyce Ann Hodges v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-602 Plaintiff, Charles Rice, as Administrator of the Estate of Harry B. Keeney v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-641 Plaintiff, Roy Mallory, III, as Administrator of the Estate of Roy Mallory v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-1198 Plaintiff, Ellen Mann, as Administratrix of the Estate of Ruth Mann v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-1201 Plaintiff, Luke Pauley, as Administrator of the Estate of Vernon L. Pauley v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-757 Plaintiff, John Richmond, as Executor of the Estate of Otto Schultz v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-1360 Plaintiff, Grace Milstead, as Administratrix of the Estate of John Snodgraft v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-827 Plaintiff, Charles Thomas, as Executor of the Estate of Carey L. Thomas v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-861 Plaintiff, Susan Diane Smith, as Administratrix of the Estate of William Whitley v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 00-C-895 Plaintiff, Nancy Bailey, as Administratrix of the Estate of Jacob Wiseman v. Liggett Group, LLC, et al. Civil Action No.: 98-C-2399 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 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 LC-84910 12-20,27;2019