Cipollone v. Liggett Group
Significance, Cippolone Dies, But Her Case Proceeds, Related Cases, Joe Camel And The Advertising Controversy
Estate of Rose Cipollone
That the defendant, a cigarette company, was liable for Rose Cipollone's death from cancer because it failed to warn consumers about the dangers of smoking.
Chief Lawyers for Plaintiff
Alan Darnell, Marc Z. Edell, and Cynthia Walters
Chief Defense Lawyer
H. Bartow Farr III
H. Lee Sarokin
Newark, New Jersey
Date of Decision
13 June 1988
Jury awarded plaintiff damages of $400,000; reversed on appeal, lawsuit later dropped.
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1999.
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