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American Tobacco Co. v. Grinnell
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American Tobacco Co. (Defendant) manufactured cigarettes. Grinnell (Plaintiff) smoked Defendant’s cigarettes from 1952 until 1985, when he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Plaintiff died soon after initiating a suit against Defendant. Plaintiff’s family continued the action, claiming that Defendant knew or should have known the dangers of smoking, including addictiveness, actively hid these dangers, and failed to warn Grinnell.
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