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Jurors Award Ex-Smoker $375K But Find Her 90% at Fault for Her COPD in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 20, 2018 9:51:02 AM

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Jacksonville, FL—Jurors Thursday linked R.J. Reynolds cigarettes to a Florida smoker’s lung disease, but they placed the majority of blame on the smoker, and their $375,000 verdict was a fraction of what she sought against the tobacco giant. Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014CA000586.

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

RJR to Blame for Smoker's Nearly Half-Century Cigarette Addiction, COPD, Atty Argues

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 12, 2018 9:07:00 AM

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Jacksonville, FL—A Florida woman’s nearly half-century cigarette addiction was so powerful, she was unable to quit smoking despite 15 years of progressively worsening lung disease, the woman’s attorney said as trial opened Wednesday against R.J. Reynolds. Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017-CA-004311.

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