After Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Florida Man Sues Tobacco Company
(August 13, 2018, 3:07 PM EDT) -- TAMPA, Fla. — In a July 25 complaint filed in the 13th Judicial Circuit Court for Hillsborough County, Fla., a recently diagnosed lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patient took aim at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC, accusing the cigarette manufacturers of causing his illnesses (Joe Broughton v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 18-CA-007187, Fla. Cir., Hillsborough Co., 13th Jud. Cir.).
(Complaint available. Document #04-180815-021C.)
Plaintiff Joe Broughton also names Lila June Corp. — the...