Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Marlboro Medical Monitoring Class Suffers Another Defeat

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Marlboro Medical Monitoring Class Suffers Another Defeat

NEW YORK - A putative class of Marlboro smokers seeking low-dose computerized tomography (LDCT) to detect incipient cancer received another rejection April 14 when the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals accepted a holding from New York's highest court that state law does not recognize an independent cause of action for medical monitoring (Marcia L. Caronia, et al. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 11-316, 2nd Cir.).

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