R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Dismissed From Exploding E-Cigarette Suit

Mealey's (April 16, 2018, 2:18 PM EDT) -- KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A federal judge in Michigan on March 27 granted a motion to dismiss a tobacco company from an exploding e-cigarette suit and substitute the tobacco company’s subsidiary, which makes and sells the allegedly defective e-cigarette (Ronald Sumner v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 1:18-CV-306, W.D. Mich.).

(Order available.  Document #04-180418-008R.)

U.S. Judge Gordon J. Quist of the Western District of Michigan, approved the stipulated motion to dismiss R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. as a defendant and add R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. in its place...
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