Jury Awards Widow Of Smoker $350,000 In Engle Progeny Suit

Mealey's (March 3, 2016, 12:19 PM EST) -- FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Florida jury on March 1 awarded the widow of a man who developed lung cancer after years of smoking $350,000 after finding that lung cancer was not the cause of his death (Bernice McCall v. Philip Morris USA, Inc. No. 2007-CV-036888, Fla. Cir., 17th Jud. Cir., Broward Co.).

Bernice McCall filed suit against Philip Morris USA Inc. in the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida for Broward County, initially seeking $11.5 million from the tobacco company. She claims that Philip Morris concealed...
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