December 15, 2010

Law & Society

Boston Jury Hits Tobacco Company For Giving Cigarettes to Children

According to a report, a Boston jury awarded a woman’s estate $50 million and her son $21 million in damages yesterday in a products liability lawsuit against the makers of Newport cigarettes. The plaintiff showed that back in the 1950s and 1960s, The tobacco company had given free cigarettes to children as young as […]