Florida Jury Finds Smoking Not Cause Of Engle Progeny Plaintiff’s Death

Mealey's (June 22, 2016, 12:25 PM EDT) -- MIAMI — A Florida jury on June 21 found that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. were not responsible for the death of a woman whose husband and daughter claimed that she died from smoking cigarettes made by both companies (Leisa Mooney, et al. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., No. 2011-CA-40815, Fla. Cir., 11th Jud. Cir., Dade Co.).

The jury in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court for Dade County found that Barbara Meacham was addicted to cigarettes that contained nicotine but...
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