And Give Up Showbiz?: How Fred Levin Beat Big Tobacco, by Josh Young

By Josh Young

In the early ’90s, immense Tobacco used to be creating a killing. there has been no entity extra strong, and nationwide tobacco-related deaths numbered within the millions every year. the industrial loss from smoking-related health problems was once billions of greenbacks. And but, titanic Tobacco had by no means paid a nickel in court.

Until one Southern, small-town legal professional found out how Florida may well sue tremendous Tobacco to reimburse the kingdom for future health care expenditures. the outcome? past the $13 billion payment, thousands of yankee lives were, and should stay, saved.

Meet Fred Levin. referred to as through his personal son “a philanthropist and a cockroach,” Fred Levin is not any traditional lawyer, and his notable tale is much from squeaky clean.

In And surrender Showbiz?, New York Times bestselling writer Josh younger works heavily with Levin to offer readers a glimpse into the extreme and exciting lifetime of the pinnacle trial attorney who was once a pioneer in constructing American own harm legislation. obvious as an inspiring innovator by means of a few and a flamboyant self-promoter by way of others, Levin has not just fought opposed to vast Tobacco, he has gained victories for ladies, African americans, and employees everywhere.

Levin’s unparalleled criminal occupation is only one point of his roller-coaster existence tale. From handling one of many world’s maximum boxers to keeping off a number of disbarment makes an attempt, and from changing into a first-rate within the kingdom of
Ghana to even being anyone of curiosity in separate homicide investigations, his tale reads like a unique appropriate for the silver display. And hand over Showbiz? is either shockingly candid and wildly funny.

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