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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

[Wisconsin] Two Markets to Consider: SMOKE-FREE PROPERTIES & SECTION 8

Apartment Association of South Central Wisconsin
added Sep 11, 2003 00:00

[Asia, New Jersey] SMOKING IN CASINOS: Ban getting closer?

The Press of Atlantic City
added Sep 25, 2002 00:00

[Florida, West Virginia] ARONSON: Two Recent Developments In Tobacco And Asbestos Cases Show How Mass Tort Litigation Should, And Should Not, Be Done

FindLaw Writ
added Sep 19, 2002 00:00

[California] Tobacco Companies Ask Judge to Dismiss Owens' Asbestos Case

Bloomberg News
added Nov 21, 2001 00:00
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