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Jan. 2011

Donovan v. Philip Morris USA, Inc. Named One of Most Important Products Liability Opinions of 2010

In its January 10, 2011 edition, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named Donovan, et al v. Philip Morris USA, Inc. as one of the most important opinions rendered in 2010 in a products liability matter.

The case involved a class certification request filed by a team of lawyers, including attorneys from Todd & Weld LLP, on behalf of Massachusetts smokers in a suit requesting that medical monitoring should be granted as to claims of implied warranty and violation of G.L.c93A.  A U.S. District Court judge agreed.