Caesars Snuffs Action Over Secondhand Smoke Death

Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 9:08 PM EST) -- Casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp. on Monday ducked the remnants of a class action filed in Louisiana by the mother of a casino worker who claimed her son died of cancer that resulted from decades of exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke.

U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance granted Caesars motion to dismiss, saying that though Denise Bevrotte had alleged that she was the mother of Maceo Bevrotte, who worked for 15 years at Caesars' Harrah's New Orleans Hotel and Casino, she had failed to show that...
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