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On This Day: Chiang Kai-shek becomes chairman of China

In 1997, major tobacco companies agreed to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit by 60,000 flight attendants who said second-hand smoke made them ill. About a week earlier, tobacco executives admitted that tobacco causes lung cancer and other diseases.
UPI
added Oct 12, 2018 00:35
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[Florida] Lawyers for non-smoking flight attendants who sued cash-rich foundation are punished for it

Philip Gerson and Steven Hunter, shut down their practices in Miami for a month early this year at the direction of the Florida Supreme Court. Now they have blots on their previously unblemished records after long careers spent building good reputations.
Florida Bulldog
added Sep 20, 2018 22:25
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[Florida] Tobacco research institute for flight attendants operates in secrecy

Those expenditures haven’t been officially confirmed — or denied ... FAMRI does practically everything in its power to avoid transparency, a Florida Bulldog investigation revealed. A combination of no transparency and no court oversight means that Miami
Florida Bulldog
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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California Consortium for Thirdhand Smoke > Frequently Asked Questions

What is THS? Thirdhand smoke (THS) is the contamination that persists in the air and on surfaces after smoking has stopped. Smoking a cigarette generates two kinds of tobacco smoke: mainstream smoke that is inhaled by the smoker and sidestream smoke fro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:12
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Cancer prevalence among flight attendants compared to the general population

Many flight attendants working today were also exposed to high levels of secondhand tobacco smoke before in-flight smoking bans were implemented. The long-term health effects of this mix of occupational exposures, including with regard to cancers which de
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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Lung volumes identify an at-risk group in persons with prolonged secondhand tobacco smoke exposure but without [FREE FULL TEXT]

The forced expiratory volume in 1s (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC) and their ratio (FEV1/FVC) commonly define airflow obstruction... In those at risk for obstruction due to SHS exposure but with preserved spirometry, higher RV/TLC identifies a su
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 00:24
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[Florida] Miami attorney, Coral Gable attorney suspended over conflicts of interests in long-running tobacco litigation

an April 11 Florida Supreme Court order over alleged conflicts of interest involving current and former clients in a long-running tobacco case... The 30-day suspensions of Miami attorney Philip Maurice Gerson and Coral Gables attorney Steven Kent Hunter w
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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2 prominent lawyers ensnared by Florida's 'hot potato doctrine' are suspended for conflicts

The court said in the 2014 case that a lawyer who faces a conflict between two current clients can’t avoid current-client conflict rules by dropping one client “like a hot potato.” Before that decision, lawyers who dropped current clients because of conf
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added May 3, 2018 16:44
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Florida Supreme Court Suspends 2 Miami Attorneys, Citing Conflicts in Tobacco Litigation

The Florida Supreme Court disagreed with a court-appointed referee’s recommendation to admonish prominent attorney Philip M. Gerson and co-counsel Steven K. Hunter, instead imposed a harsher punishment, suspending both Miami attorneys for 30 days.
Law.com
added Apr 30, 2018 21:39
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[Florida] Prominent Tobacco Attorney Philip Gerson Fights Discipline Case

Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
Law.com
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19
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