Thursday, July 01, 2010
Akerman Senterfitt Was Defense Counsel for BIG TOBACCO in cases brought by the State of Florida on behalf of Florida residents!
AKERMAN SENTERFITT's corporate lawyers provided "Defense of multi-national companies in defense of products liability, mass tort, and class actions, including the defense of Ford Pinto cases, Jeep roll-over claims, and B.A.T. Industries, and British American Tobacco in the State of Florida tobacco litigation in Palm Beach County, and in over 40 tobacco lawsuits by labor unions and Latin American countries and cities in state and federal courts. State of Florida v. American Tobacco Company, et al., 707 So. 2d 851 (Fla. 4th DCA)."
Source: Akerman Senterfitt biography of shareholder JAMES McCANN