Fla. Man Says Philip Morris Should Fund Lung Tests

Law360, New York (November 10, 2010, 2:00 PM EST) -- A Miami man who puffed a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years has hit Philip Morris USA Inc. with a putative defective design class action that seeks lung cancer scans for Florida residents over 50 who smoke or have smoked any of 33 kinds of Marlboro cigarettes but who haven’t been diagnosed with the disease.

Named plaintiff Christopher Gargano's complaint, lodged Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, seeks to establish a class of Florida residents eligible for medical...
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Case Title

Gargano v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.


Case Number

1:10-cv-24042

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Patricia A. Seitz

Date Filed

November 9, 2010

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