Civil Warriors

Author: Dan Zegart
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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This important work is at once a grand adventure and a towering work of investigative journalism--an eye-opening report on the way justice really works in America today.

The New York Times Book Reviews 2000

Author: New York Times Staff
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781579580582
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By ROGER PARLOFF CIVIL WARRIORS: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco
Industry By Dan Zegart. 358 pp. New York: Delacorte Press. $25.95. When his
mother was dying from emphysema in 1984, the product liability lawyer Ronald
Motley made a promise to her. "I'm going to get 'em, Mom," he said, referring to
the tobacco companies. "I swear to you before God, if it's the last thing I do, I'll get
'em." And, as we know, he did. In late 1998, when a multistate settlement
agreement was ...

Up In Smoke

Author: Martha A. Derthick
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1483304647
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Dan Zegart, Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco Industry (New York:
Delacorte, 2000), passim, but see especially 210–220. Mark Curriden, “Tobacco
Fees Give Plaintiffs' Lawyers New Muscle,” Dallas Morning News, October 31,
1999, Business Section, 1. Motley's firm as of 1999 contained seventy-five
members. Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, The Federalist
Papers (New York: New American Library, 1961), 83–84. U.S. Department of
Health and ...

Smoking Kills

Author: Conrad Keating
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1909930415
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On 14 May 1994, Michael Moore, attorney general for the state of Mississippi,
filed the first Medicaid lawsuit against thirteen tobacco companies, claiming that
they should reimburse the state for the costs of treating those with smoking-
related diseases Attorney generals from other states joined the suit, and the great
Chinese wall of legal protection behind which Big Tobacco had operated was
about to be breached in a dramatic way1 In Florida, Stanley and Susan
Rosenblatt, ...


Author: Harold V. Cordry
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0874369673
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Radio and especially television continued to portray cigarette smoking as
glamorous and sophisticated long after publication of the Surgeon General's
1964 report identifying smoking as a leading cause of lung cancer. Thomas
Whiteside describes the infighting between the tobacco industry and its
opponents, which eventually led to a total ban of broadcast advertising. Zegart,
Dan. Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege of the Tobacco Industry. New York:
Delacorte, 2000. 358p. $25.95 ISBN ...

Tobacco Industry And Smoking

Author: Fred C. Pampel
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438119038
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Fred C. Pampel. Zegart, Dan. Civil Warrior: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco
Industry. New York: Delacorte Press, 2000. Written in the form of a narrative story,
this book follows the civil litigation against the tobacco industry from the
perspective of the trial lawyers who brought the suits, particularly Ron Motley.

Your Father S Voice

Author: Lyz Glick
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466853174
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Your Father's Voice narrates Lyz's struggle to come to grips with her husband's death in a series of letters from Lyz to Emmy that give a wrenching but clear-eyed account of Lyz's first years without Jeremy.