HENLEY v. PHILIP MORRIS INC., A086991
Repeal of former Civil Code section 1714.45, which provided tobacco companies with immunity from tobacco-related injuries from 1988-98, applies retroactively to some claims involving events before the effective date of the amendments.
- Decided 11/07/2001
- Published 11/07/2001
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Gerald V. Barron, Lucy E. Mason, San Francisco, Mordecai Dempsey Boone, Tampa, FL, Arnold & Porter, Ronald C. Redcay, Los Angeles, Murray R. Garnick, Robert A. McCarter, Washington, DC, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Law Offices of Daniel U. Smith, Daniel Upham Smith, Los Angeles, Ted W. Pelletier, Wartnick, Chaber, Harowitz, Smith & Tigerman, Harry F. Wartnick, Law Offices of Madelyn J. Chaber, Madelyn Joyce Chaber, San Francisco, for Respondent.