(July 13, 2017, 1:49 PM EDT) -- ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands — A Virgin Islands judge on July 10 ordered the consolidation of two separate wrongful death suits against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for trial because they present nearly identical issues of law against the same defendant (Jevon Gerald v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. ST-10-CV-631, Christian Brown v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. ST-10-CV-692, Virgin Islands Super., St. Thomas, 2017 V.I. LEXIS 102).
(Opinion available. Document #04-170719-006Z.)
Lucien Evans England Sr. and Patrice Hale Brown filed separate suits against R.J. Reynolds...