Legal actions undertaken to address industry liability can seem complex and technical, particularly to non-lawyers. And such actions often are without legal precedent. The CIVIL LIABILITY TOOLKIT is an online, interactive resource that helps to simplify and explain the various civil liability options and processes. The toolkit consists of several scenarios to help guide governments to use Article 19.
The toolkit also includes a number of ways governments might strengthen their civil liability mechanisms. Based on best practices from around the world, these procedural reforms address some of the obstacles standing in the way of successful tobacco litigation.