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Appeals Court Orders New Trial for Tobacco Case That Produced $23.6B Verdict

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 28, 2017 8:15:36 PM

Christopher Chestnut delivers closings in Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds. A Florida state appellate court ordered a new trial in the case, after jurors handed down a 23.6 billion verdict in 2014. 


Tallahassee, FL—A Florida state appellate court ordered a new trial last week in the tobacco cancer case that yielded a record-setting $23.6 billion verdict against R.J. Reynolds.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.