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American Tobacco Co. v. Grinnell
Citation:951 S.W.2d 420 (Tex. 1997)
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The plaintiff smoked multiple brands of cigarettes that were manufactured by the defendant. After smoking for approximately thirty-three years, the plaintiff was diagnosed with lung cancer. Shortly thereafter, he filed suit and die from cancer.
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