Cases That Made A Difference

Tort cases that have shaped our world.


The Tobacco Cases

TAKING ON BIG TOBACCO By Allison Torres Burtka Do you remember Joe Camel and the Marlboro Man? Cigarette manufacturers don’t…

The Ford Pinto

Grimshaw v. Ford Motor Company, 1981 The Pinto, a subcompact car made by Ford Motor Company, became infamous in the…

Liebeck v. McDonald’s

By Allison Torres Burtka Stella Liebeck, the 79-year-old woman who was severely burned by McDonald’s coffee that she spilled in…

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