Florida Supreme Court Declines To Review $18 Million Tobacco Verdict
Mealey's (February 12, 2018, 11:40 AM EST) -- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Supreme Court on Feb. 9 declined to review an $18 million verdict in an Engle progeny trial in which tobacco companies argued for a new trial because of the trial court’s failure to dismiss a juror for prejudice against tobacco companies (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al. v. Andy R. Allen Sr., No. SC17-2055, Fla. Sup., 2018 Fla. LEXIS 356).
(Order available. Document #04-180221-014R.)
Andy Allen Sr. sued R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on behalf of...