Port Richey, FL asked in Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for Florida

Q: How would i sew the makers of a TV commercial that i feel uses racist insinuations...

A young black male walks into a convenient store and simply say "pack of menthols please" as appose to " a pack of cigarettes please".. To me this insinuating that he must ask for menthols because hes black or that all black people smoke menthol cigarettes... To me this is akin to the stereo type that all black people eat and like chicken and or watermelon .. its wrong and offensive

2 Lawyer Answers
Keith Petrochko
Keith Petrochko
  • Lake Mary, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You would file a complaint with the clerk's office. That said, this case would be kicked out ludicrously fast.

A: You have absolutely no case whatsoever against the makers of the tv commercial.

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