Buonomo Tobacco Trial Jury Finds for Plaintiff

Posted by msch on May 14, 2010 11:26:00 AM

Judge Streitfeld polls the jurors in Buonomo v. Reynolds, part of the Engle-progeny tobacco litigation Judge Jeffrey Streitfeld polls the jury in CVN's live webcast of Buonomo v. R.J. Reynolds.  

The jury found that Matthew Buonomo had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) before November 21, 1996, that he was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and that the addiction was a legal cause of his COPD.

Opening statements in the penalty phase begin today at 1pm Eastern time. 

CVN is webcasting the Buonomo tobacco trial live. 

Topics: Buonomo v. Reynolds, Engle Progeny, Tobacco Litigation