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Unformatted text preview: g. Leichtman v. WLW g.i. A well known anti-smoker advocate was invited into a radio talk show to talk about the harmful effects of smoking. The talk show host lit a cigar and repeatedly blew smoke in Leichtmans face. Trial court dismissed the case stating Leichtman didnt show injury. But supreme court stated that there was injury of personal dignity, and contact arised from the blowing of the smoke. They refered to a glass cage defense. g.ii. Glass Cage defense g.ii.1. Is for passive or 2 nd hand smoking. Arised out of the case McCracken v. Sloan g.ii.1.a. That case is when a postal worker at his employment stated that he was allergic to tobacco, and the employer kept smoking. He stated that it not illegal for him to smoke. Courts upheld this, and the allergic guy lost his case. g.ii.1.b. Procedurally: there was not enough evidence to support the case...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course TORTS 131 taught by Professor Keller during the Fall '11 term at Western State Colorado University .
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