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Philip Morris USA v. Williams
Citation:549 U.S. 346 (2007)
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Jesse Williams’ widow (Plaintiff) sued Philip Morris USA (Defendant) for negligence and deceit, after Williams died from smoking cigarettes. Plaintiff alleged that Defendant knowingly and falsely led Williams to believe it was safe to smoke.
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