Fla. jury to decide fault in smoking trial

By CURT ANDERSON FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A jury was asked Friday to decide if tobacco giant Philip Morris caused the lung cancer death of a four-decade smoker through deceptive and misleading practices or whether the smoker himself…

Suit: Child Choked on Used Condom

By: TAMARA VOSTOK Updated 8:34 PM EST, Sun, Feb 1, 2009 A 22-month-old boy choked on a used condom in the Homewood Suites in Mount Laurel, N.J., accrding to a lawsuit filed by the little boy's family.   The Wolfe family of Pittsburgh, Mass.…

Cruelty-to-elephants circus case heads to trial

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tucson, Arizona | Published: 02.02.2009 After more than eight years of legal skirmishing, a trial is scheduled to open Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by animal welfare groups alleging that Ringling Bros. and Barnum &…