Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Engle Progeny Suit
Mealey's (July 27, 2017, 1:04 PM EDT) -- TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida jury on July 25 found in favor of Philip Morris USA Inc. after finding that a man who died from lung cancer was not addicted to cigarettes made by Philip Morris and that his lung cancer and death was not caused by an addiction to those cigarettes (Judith Pearson v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2007-CA-017823, Fla. 13th Jud. Cir. Hillsborough Co.). VIDEO FROM THE TRIAL IS AVAILABLE.
Judith Pearson sued Philip Morris in the 13th Judicial Circuit Court for Hillsborough...