Florida Appellate Panel Affirms Final Judgment In Engle Progeny Suit

(May 17, 2016, 12:15 PM EDT) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida appellate court on May 11 affirmed a $1 million verdict for a tobacco plaintiff after the Florida Supreme Court said in an answer to its certified conflict issue that a tobacco plaintiff must show only that he or she experienced symptoms of a smoking-related disease to establish membership in the Engle class (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Pamela Ciccone, No. 4D11-3807, Fla. App. 4th Dist.; 2016 Fla. App. LEXIS 7177).

(Order available. Document #04-161508-009R.)

In its order, the Fourth...
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