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

By Josh Young

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

Until one Southern, small-town attorney discovered how Florida may sue tremendous Tobacco to reimburse the kingdom for healthiness care expenses. the result? past the $13 billion payment, millions of yank lives were, and should remain, saved.

Meet Fred Levin. referred to as by way of his personal son “a philanthropist and a cockroach,” Fred Levin isn't any usual lawyer, and his impressive tale is way from squeaky clean.

In And hand over Showbiz?, New York Times bestselling writer Josh younger works heavily with Levin to provide readers a glimpse into the intense and pleasing lifetime of the head trial attorney who used to be a pioneer in setting up American own harm legislation. visible as an inspiring innovator via a few and a flamboyant self-promoter via others, Levin has not just fought opposed to massive Tobacco, he has received victories for ladies, African americans, and staff everywhere.

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

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