Topics: Jacobs v. Las Vegas Sands
Daytona Beach, FL—Trial opened Thursday against R.J. Reynolds over the death of a Florida health department worker who chain smoked for years. Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds, 2013-30656-CICI.
Miami, FL—Jurors Thursday found a retired insurance executive not addicted to nicotine and cleared cigarette-maker R.J. Reynolds from responsibility for the heart disease he suffered after years of smoking, but not before the panel signaled its struggle to reach a verdict. Wilkins v. R.J. Reynolds, 15-2007-CA-20.15-2007-CA-20.