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R.J. Reynolds Hit With $1.3M Verdict at Trial Over Vet's Lung Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 22, 2017 10:31:24 AM

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DeLand, FL—Florida jurors awarded nearly $1.3 million to the widow of a Marine Corps veteran for the role they found R.J. Reynolds and its cigarettes played in his death.Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007 12188 CIDL.

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Topics: Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds, Florida, tobacco, Products Liability

Marine Corps, Not Tobacco Messaging, Swayed Vet to Smoke, Defense Says in Cancer Trial Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 9, 2017 5:32:23 PM

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DeLand, FL—Attorneys Wednesday sparred over whether a Marine Corps vet was duped by tobacco marketing into a decades-long cigarette addiction that led to his lung cancer death, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds, makers of the cigarettes the Florida man smoked.Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007 12188 CIDL.

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Topics: Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds, Florida, tobacco