Lakiesha Cannon delivers her closing argument in Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.
Fort Lauderdale, FL—A Florida smoker’s widower was awarded $1.81 million last week for the lung cancer death of his wife, wrapping a rare Engle progeny trial against three of the country’s four biggest tobacco companies. Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., 2008-CV-025807(19).
Lakiesha Cannon delivers her opening statement in Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.
Fort Lauderdale, FL—A woman’s hopeless addiction to cigarettes was driven by tobacco deceit that led to her fatal lung cancer, an attorney for the woman’s widower said during Tuesday's openings of a rare Florida state court trial against three of the nation’s four largest cigarette makers. Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., 2008-CV-025807(19).
Courtroom View Network screenshot of plaintiff attorney Nick Rowley showing jurors the type of metal boxes that fell on his client's head in a Home Depot. Click here to see video from the trial.