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...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Bevrotte v. Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Case Number



Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other


Sarah S. Vance

Date Filed

March 8, 2011

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.