Florida Jury Renders Defense Verdict In Tobacco Suit
Mealey's (March 13, 2018, 3:05 PM EDT) -- KEY WEST, Fla. — A Florida jury on March 1 found that a man who died of lung cancer was addicted to cigarettes but found that the man was at fault for his disease and death and rendered a defense verdict in an Engle progeny suit (Jewell Mobley v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2007-CA-001709, Fla. 16th Jud. Cir. Monroe Co.) VIDEO FROM THE TRIAL IS AVAILABLE.
Jewell Mobley filed suit in the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court for Pasco County, Fla., against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,...