Judgment In Engle Progeny Suit Affirmed; Taxable Penalties Reversed

(October 28, 2015, 12:25 PM EDT) -- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida appellate panel on Oct. 26 affirmed a trial court judgment against a tobacco company but reversed the lower court’s order that the tobacco company pay an expert witness (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. Gloria Clayton, No. 1D14-3946, Fla. App., 1st Dist.; 2015 Fla. App. LEXIS 15911).

(Opinion available. Document #04-151118-003Z.)

Judges Joseph Lewis Jr., T. Kent Wetherell II and Scott Makar of the First District Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment of Duval County Fourth Judicial Circuit Judge Gregg McCaulie against...
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