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[California] Family of Tony Gwynn narrows wrongful death lawsuit to target U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company

The original list of defendants in the case included a trio of men who allegedly gave Gwynn free samples of smokeless tobacco products, as well as the owners of a pair of convenience stores where Gwynn frequently purchased the products. The change could
New York Daily News
added May 17, 2017 16:07
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Tony Gwynn family narrows tobacco case to single foe

The family of deceased baseball legend Tony Gwynn has dismissed several defendants from the wrongful death lawsuit the family filed against them last year and is now casting blame for Gwynn’s demise on a single foe — the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company.
USA Today
added May 17, 2017 03:17
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[California] Tobacco company says Tony Gwynn was warned

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company... “Plaintiffs are barred from recovering any damages because the dangers claimed by Plaintiffs, if any, are and were open and obvious,” says the company’s response, filed by attorneys at the firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon.
USA Today
added May 4, 2017 05:50
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A Supreme Court Nominee Alert to the Dangers of Big Business

Here is his full description, in his Senate questionnaire, of his experience winning the historic $1.05 billion judgment against the American Tobacco company in private practice:
The Atlantic Monthly
added Apr 7, 2017 19:12
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Antitrust Legacy of High Court Nominee Gorsuch in Private Practice

he represented snuff tobacco manufacturer Conwood Co. in suing U.S. Tobacco Co. (UST) for monopolization of the snuff tobacco market. The case ended in what is widely considered to be one of the largest antitrust verdicts ever awarded to a private litigan
The Legal Intelligencer
added Mar 9, 2017 01:10
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Gorsuch Would Lend Antitrust Legal Chops To High Court ($$)

a seasoned antitrust litigator whose record as an attorney and a jurist shows he would not flinch at taking on the most complicated ... secured a $1.05 billion jury verdict for a client from U.S. Tobacco Co., an award that was later upheld by...
Law360
added Feb 2, 2017 16:29
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s children put blame on tobacco industry

“Our dad was an elite athlete who didn’t drink or smoke because he cared about his health and performance,” Tony Gwynn Jr. said. “If he had known how addictive and harmful to his health dip was, he would not have started using it in college, become addic
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2016 08:08
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[California] ARCHIVE: Family wants tobacco industry held accountable for Tony Gwynn’s death

The adult children of former Padre Tony Gwynn said Tuesday they filed a lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court so that the tobacco industry would be held accountable for the death of their father and others. Tony Gwynn used smokeless tobacco for 31 years, an
KSWB FOX 5 (San Diego, CA)
added May 4, 2017 05:55
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[California] Tony Gwynn's Family Says Tobacco Co. At Fault For Death ($$)

Family members of Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on Monday filed a wrongful death suit in California court, alleging that a tobacco company lured him into an addiction to smokeless tobacco that made him an unwitting promoter of the products and eventua
Law360
added May 26, 2016 00:17
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Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Altria for His Death

The tobacco companies "continued to deluge Tony during his college years with countless free samples of 'dip' tobacco products they purposely adulterated to make more addictive. All the while, they did not mention either the highly addictive nature of the
Courthouse News
added May 26, 2016 00:12
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