Defense Verdict In Budnick v. R.J. Reynolds

Posted by msch on Aug 26, 2010 4:47:00 PM

Jones Day's Kevin Boyce convinced a Fort Launderdale jury that although Leonard Budnick died of lung cancer caused by smoking, an addiction to smoking was not the legal cause of Mr. Budnick's death; instead, Mr. Budnick smoked because he wanted to.

CVN webcast the Budnick Engle-progeny tobacco trial live.

Leonard Budnick shares a cigarette with a monkey (chimpanzee)

Topics: Toxic Torts, Products Liability, Budnick v. Reynolds, Engle Progeny, Tobacco Litigation