What happens in A Civil Action movie?
A tenacious lawyer takes on a case involving a major company responsible for causing several people to be diagnosed with leukemia due to the town’s water supply being contaminated, at the risk of bankrupting his firm and career.
Was A Civil Action based on a true story?
‘A Civil Action’ is based on a true story of a court case about environmental pollution that took place in Woburn, Massachusetts in the 1970s. It was a tragic time, for the people who lost their loved ones.
Who is the main character in A Civil Action?
The central characters of A Civil Action are Jan Schlichtmann, Anne Anderson, Jerome Facher, Walter Skinner, and William Cheeseman. Jan Schlichtmann: Schlichtmann is a tenacious lawyer; he drives the prosecution, even in the face of great obstacles and impending financial ruin.
What is the verdict in A Civil Action movie?
After a lengthy trial, the case is dismissed in favor of Beatrice, after Jan turned down an offer of $20 million from Beatrice attorney Jerry Facher during jury deliberations.
Who is the plaintiff in A Civil Action movie?
A 1998 film of the same name, starring John Travolta as plaintiff’s lawyer Jan Schlichtmann and Robert Duvall as Beatrice Foods attorney Jerome Facher, was based on the book.
Is a civil action on Disney plus?
Watch A Civil Action | Full movie | Disney+
When was the movie A Civil Action made?
January 8, 1999 (USA)
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