$71M Tobacco Verdict in Evans v. Lorillard

Posted by msch on Dec 14, 2010 7:07:00 PM

Smoker Marie EvansIn Evans v. Lorillard, a Boston jury today awarded compensatory damages of $50M to the estate of deceased smoker Marie Evans and $21M to her son. The verdict came after a week's deliberation.

Watch the Evans v. Lorillard closing statements now on CVN.

Video of the verdict will be uploaded for viewing as quickly as we can.

The trial will now proceed to a punitive damages phase.

Topics: Products Liability, Evans v. Lorillard, Tobacco Litigation