Florida Woman Files Engle Progeny Suit In Florida State Court
(August 16, 2016, 10:38 AM EDT) -- TAMPA, Fla. — A woman on Aug. 3 filed suit in Florida state court, claiming that two tobacco companies misled her about the dangers of smoking cigarettes, which caused her medical ailments (Betty Sue McDonald v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 16-CA-007249, Fla. Cir., 13th Jud. Cir., Hillsborough Co.).
(Complaint available. Document #04-160817-012C.)
Betty Sue McDonald sued R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. pursuant to the findings in Engle v. Liggett Group Inc. Engle was decertified after trial in 2006 by...