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Assuming the risk

the mavericks, the lawyers, and the whistle-blowers who beat big tobacco

by Michael Orey

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Published by Little, Brown, and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi,
  • Holmes County.
    • Subjects:
    • Horton, Nathan Henry, d. 1987 -- Trials, litigation, etc,
    • American Tobacco Company -- Trials, litigation, etc,
    • Products liability -- Tobacco -- Mississippi -- Holmes County

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesMavericks, the lawyers, and the whistle-blowers who beat big tobacco
      StatementMichael Orey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF228.H666 O74 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination385 p. :
      Number of Pages385
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL35579M
      ISBN 100316664898
      LC Control Number99020616

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