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Philip Morris Responsible for Florida Rail Worker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Attorney Says as Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 14, 2017 1:25:35 PM

 

Lee Gunn delivers his opening statement at trial against Philip Morris, accused of responsibility for the lung cancer death of Donald Pearson. 


Tampa, FL—Tobacco industry deception hooked a Florida railway worker to cigarettes and eventually caused the lung cancer that killed him, an attorney for the man’s family told jurors Wednesday as trial opened against Philip Morris.Pearson v. Philip Morris, 2007-CA017823.

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Topics: Products Liability, Engle Progeny, Florida, Tobacco Litigation, Pearson v. Philip Morris