Table 1

 Smoking and health-related lawsuits pending against Philip Morris/Altria, 1994–2005

Type of case19941997200020032005
*Includes 3085 cases brought by flight attendants seeking compensatory damages for personal injuries allegedly caused by exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke.
†Includes 2726 cases brought by flight attendants seeking compensatory damages for personal injuries allegedly caused by exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke (pending as of 13 February 2004).
‡Includes 2640 cases brought by flight attendants seeking compensatory damages for personal injuries allegedly caused by exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke.
§For the years 2000, 2003 and 2005, includes claims filed by approximately 983 individuals in a single proceeding in West Virginia.
¶For 2003 and 2005, includes smoking and health class actions and lights/ultra lights consumer deception class actions.
**For 2000, 2003 and 2005, includes US government lawsuit seeking recovery of tobacco-related health care costs and other legal relief.
††Includes actions brought by state attorneys general.
Sources: 8K and 10K filings by Altria Group and Philip Morris Companies with US Securities and Exchange Commission, 10 March 1995 to 7 February 2006.
Individual actions403753385*3149†2863‡
Class actions§ ¶250363333
Health care cost recovery actions**3105††53145
Total45530347431962901