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RJR Slapped With $7.5M Total Verdict at Trial Over Trucker's Fatal Lung Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 30, 2018 8:58:03 AM

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Jacksonville, FL—Jurors delivered a $7.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds this week for the part they found the tobacco company played in the cancer death of a Florida truck driver.Olson v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000396.

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Topics: Olson v. R.J. Reynolds, Florida, tobacco, Engle Progeny

Cigarette Addiction Drove Trucker to Cancer Death, Atty Says as Trial Opens Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 16, 2017 6:33:25 PM

Randy Rosenblum delivers his opening statement on behalf of Lorraine Olson, who claims R.J. Reynolds is responsibile for her husband, Floyd Olson's, cancer death. 


Jacksonville, FL—Attorneys Friday debated what drove a Florida trucker to smoke up to four packs of cigarettes a day for more than 40 years, as trial over his cancer death opened against R.J. Reynolds.Olson v. R.J Reynolds, 2008-CA-000396.

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Topics: Engle Progeny, Florida, tobacco, Olson v. R.J. Reynolds