Imperial's successful defence of a cancer claim outs 'personal responsibility' to the fore

Smith, Ishbel
June 2005
Lawyer;6/27/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p17
Trade Publication
Discusses the implication of the judgment on the Margaret McTear v. Imperial Tobacco Ltd. case, wherein McTear has alleged that her husband's death from lung cancer was caused by smoking Imperial's products, on the British legal professions. Fundamental difficulties of the case; Factors that allegedly cause McTear to lose the case; Ways by which the case has brought the issue of personal responsibility to the fore.


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