Former Smoker Appeals Final Judgment To 11th Circuit

Mealey's (February 12, 2016, 3:46 PM EST) -- JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A former smoker on Feb. 2 filed a notice of appeal in a Florida federal court, indicating his intent to appeal the final judgment affirming a verdict in favor of a tobacco company to the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (William Hecht v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al., No. 3:09cv11228, M.D. Fla.).

(Notice of appeal available. Document #04-160217-008X.)

William Hecht filed the notice of appeal in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Suit, Trial, Judgment

Hecht was...
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