Florida Jury Delivers Defense Verdict In Tobacco Injury Lawsuit Seeking $9M

Mealey's (October 27, 2015, 2:25 PM EDT) -- FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A jury in Florida on Oct. 26 found in favor of tobacco company R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (RJR) in a smoking addiction cancer lawsuit brought by a woman who sought $9 million in connection with allegations that RJR was liable for her husband’s lung cancer and subsequent death (Irene Robertson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2007-CV-036442, Fla. Cir., 17th Judicial Cir., Broward Co.).


Irene Robertson sued RJR in the Florida Circuit Court for the 17th Judicial Circuit for Broward County,...
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