Florida Appeals Panel Affirms Defense Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit
(April 16, 2018, 2:20 PM EDT) -- DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Without explanation, a panel of the Fifth District Florida Court of Appeal on April 10 affirmed a defense verdict in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her mother was addicted to cigarettes and that her heart disease, lung cancer and subsequent death were caused by her addiction to cigarettes (Debra Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 5D16-3712, Fla. App., 5th Dist., 2018 Fla. App. LEXIS 4938).