Former Baseball Player’s Family Claims Smokeless Tobacco Caused His Death

(May 26, 2016, 10:16 AM EDT) -- SAN DIEGO — The family of former professional baseball player Tony Gwynn filed suit in California state court on May 23, claiming that smokeless tobacco led to the salivary gland cancer that caused his death (Alicia Gwynn et al. v. Altria Group Inc., et al., No. 37-2016-00017104, Calif. Super., San Diego Co.).

(Complaint available. Document #04-160615-001C.)

Alicia Gwynn, Anisha Gwynn Jones and Anthony Gwynn Jr. filed suit against Altria Group Inc., U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC, Doug Derner, Rob Quinn, Young-Westwood Enterprises and Exoil Corp. in...
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