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Leichtman v. WLW Jacor Communications, Inc.
Citation:634 N.E.2d 697 (Ohio Ct. App. 1994)
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Plaintiff, a well-known antismoking advocate, was invited to appear on the WLW Bill Cunningham radio talk show to discuss the health effects of smoking and secondary smoke. While waiting in WLW’s studio, the plaintiff encountered defendant Furman, a host of another WLW talk show. During this encounter, the defendant Furman allegedly blew smoke in the plaintiff’s face for the express purpose of disturbing him.
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