Judge: Failure To Respond To Defense Motion Grounds For Immediate Dismissal
(September 16, 2015, 2:16 PM EDT) -- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal judge in Florida on Sept. 12 dismissed a case brought by a Florida man who alleges that a cigarette manufacturer is responsible for diseases from which he suffers, ruling that his failure to respond to the defendant’s motion to dismiss was grounds for immediate dismissal (Jonathan Henry v. Lorillard Tobacco Corp., No. 14-511, N.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122914).
(Opinion available. Document #04-151021-001Z.)
Jonathan Henry sued Lorillard Tobacco Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...