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Leichtman v. WLW Jacor Comms., Inc.
Citation:92 Ohio App.3d 232, 634 N.E.2d 697 (1994)
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Leichtman v. WLW Jacor Communications
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Ahron Leichtman (Plaintiff), a nationally-known antismoking advocate, was on a radio talk show when one of the hosts repeatedly blew cigar smoke into his face at the encouragement of the other host. Plaintiff sued WLW Jacor Communications, William Cunningham, and Andy Furman for battery, invasion of privacy, and violation of Cincinnati’s Board of Health Regulation on smoking.
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