Liability Case to Get an Airing

Liability case to get an airingFailure-to-warn suit involving smoker is accepted for review

With more than $1.75 million at stake, Maryland’s top court says it will consider whether a pharmaceutical company could be held financially liable for negligently failing to warn doctors about a drug’s potentially carcinogenic side effect even though the cancer victim contributed to the fatal disease by smoking cigarettes.

Andy Levy, Andy Freeman, and Stu Simms represented Diep An’s widow and children in the successful petition for the high court’s review of the case.

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