“Law firm mistakenly identifies dead smokers as alive in 588 suits”

Details, always those pesky details: “A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of 750 tobacco suits, citing this major problem: The Florida law firm that brought the cases had mistakenly identified 588 dead smokers as still being alive.” [ABA Journal]


  • Oh come now. I’m sure they were still voting.

  • who signed the contingency fee agreements for the deceased?

  • What’s an error rate of 78.4% among friends?


  • To answer andy’s question: the Grateful Dead!