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Florida Jury Unable To Reach Verdict In Tobacco Trial

Mealey's (November 2, 2016, 12:14 PM EDT) -- FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Florida jury in an Engle progeny case was unable to reach an agreement on whether a woman who died from lung cancer was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., and the judge declared a mistrial on Nov. 1 (John Maloney v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 07-CA-015578, Fla. 20th Jud. Cir., Lee Co.).

Judge Elizabeth Krier of the 20th Judicial Circuit Court for Lee County said she received a note from the jurors that said they were not able...
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