Tobacco Lawsuit NPR's Debbie Elliott reports that today is the deadline for flight attendants to file individual lawsuits against the tobacco industry, according to a landmark second-hand smoke settlement. But only a fraction of an estimated 60,000 eligible suits have been filed, and plaintiffs are unhappy with the way the case is being handled.

Tobacco Lawsuit

Tobacco Lawsuit

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NPR's Debbie Elliott reports that today is the deadline for flight attendants to file individual lawsuits against the tobacco industry, according to a landmark second-hand smoke settlement. But only a fraction of an estimated 60,000 eligible suits have been filed, and plaintiffs are unhappy with the way the case is being handled.