Part I examines the significant aspects of the revised Florida statute and the proposed federal Senate bill. Part II reviews the development and current status of the laws in Florida, Ohio, and federal courts in regards to the toxic tort theories included in the legislation. Part III of this Comment provides a review of the judicial treatment of tobacco cases and past legislative actions toward tobacco. Part IV discusses the due process challenge that could be advanced by the tobacco industry. Finally, Part V concludes with predictions as to the likely success the Medicaid Third-Party Act will have in achieving its goals, and as to the tobacco industry's ability to contain the heightened forest fire.
"Attorney General's Warning: Legislation May Now Be Hazardous to Tobacco Companies' Health,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 28
, Article 6.
Available at: http://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/akronlawreview/vol28/iss2/6