Tobacco Industry Lawsuits
Summarizes the current status of the lawsuits against the tobacco industry. Make sure your paper answers the following questions:
- What is the legal basis for most of the current lawsuits? Negligence? Product Liability? Breach of Contract?
- What are the defenses being argued by the tobacco industry?
- Are the lawsuits being filed in Federal court, or in state courts, or both?
- What kinds of results are you finding at the trial level? on appeal?
- Which side is winning, the Plaintiffs or the tobacco industry?
Reference your source.