Jurors Award $400K in Cancer Claim Against RJR, Find Smoker 75% at Fault

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 19, 2019 12:12:59 PM

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Quincy, FL— A Florida jury Thursday handed down a $400,000 verdict against R.J. Reynolds for its role in a smoker’s lung cancer death, but apportioned the lion’s share of responsibility to the smoker himself, which will likely slash the award. Russ v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000931. 

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