Jurors Hand Down $1M Award in Wrongful Death Trial Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 24, 2022 12:48:00 PM

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Tampa, FL— A Florida jury handed down a $1 million verdict last week against R.J. Reynolds for the 1997 death of a Florida smoker, but concluded the smoker himself bore the majority of responsibility for his fatal cancer, likely reducing the ultimate damage award. Wyerick v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-006850.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Wyerick v. R.J. Reynolds