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Ron Motley, Who Spearheaded Tobacco Suits, Dies at 68

Motley pioneered the development of mass-tort litigation to sue tobacco makers... “He despised it when people were hurt through corporate misconduct, and he thrived on getting them justice,” McConnell said. For Motley, representing smokers who developed
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2013 02:06

[South Carolina] Famed SC attorney Motley, ‘lion among lawyers,’ dead at 68

Motley’s legal work not only had a positive effect on Americans’ health — his tobacco lawsuits were in large part responsible for stiffer warnings on cigarette packages and acknowledgements by the tobacco industry that their products caused illness and d
Columbia (SC) State
added Aug 23, 2013 02:01

Celebrated Asbestos Trial Lawyer, Ron Motley, Dies at 68

he became a trailblazer for victims of the tobacco industry's bid to hide the dangerous additives of cigarettes, whose victories paved the way to more explicit cigarette packaging. Motley and his work saved countless lives, and for those lives inexplicabl (Early, Ludwick, Sweeney & Strauss)
added Aug 23, 2013 01:59

[South Carolina] Ronald Motley, famed asbestos and tobacco lawyer, dead at 68

Ronald L. Motley, the hard-charging Mount Pleasant trial attorney who spearheaded billion-dollar lawsuits against the asbestos and tobacco industries, then launched a daring legal crusade to identify al-Qaida’s financiers, died Thursday. He was 68. An o
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Aug 22, 2013 22:58

Inquest told that Swanmore man died from smoking cigarettes, not asbestos exposure

“I'm satisfied he was exposed to asbestos in the early 1970s when he was working in the dockyard in Portsmouth. “However, it's also clear that he was a smoker of cigarettes and on hearing the pathologist's conclusions, I come to the decision that it was
Romsey Advertiser (uk)
added May 29, 2013 11:32

[Iowa] Tullys suing tobacco company [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]

The estate of former Dubuque mayor Thomas A. Tully filed a suit against Lorillard Tobacco Co. and 14 others for Tully, who died at the age of 69 in April 2010. The trial is set for Jan. 14, 2014, with an estimated length of two weeks. ... Besides Lorilla
added Apr 18, 2013 22:50

[Iowa] Tullys suing tobacco company ($$)

The widow and children of former Dubuque Mayor Thomas Tully have filed suit against maker of Kent cigarettes, which claimed its product had 'the greatest health protection."
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Apr 2, 2013 09:07

[UK-Scotland] Chain-smoking crime clan head Mags Haney is to sue jail bosses claiming they are responsible for her lung cancer

THE convicted heroin dealer blames asbestos in Cornton Vale prison for her contracting the potentially deadly disease and has taken legal advice about her claim.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:39

[Pennsylvania] Judge grants new trial in med-mal case after expert's smoking reference ($$)

A Philadelphia judge has granted a new trial in a medical malpractice case over an alleged delayed diagnosis of lung cancer after a defense expert testified in violation of the court's order that the plaintiff was a smoker.
added Nov 2, 2012 15:11

[California] Hughes Hubbard Clients Lorillard Tobacco Company and Hollingsworth & Vose Win Cigarette Filter Case

Hughes Hubbard announced that clients Lorillard Tobacco Company and Hollingsworth & Vose Co. won a lawsuit brought in California state court by plaintiffs’ counsel, The Lanier Law Firm, on behalf of a California man who claimed that his mesothelioma was c
added Oct 14, 2012 03:17
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