R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Justices Deal Blow To Tobacco Industry

Apr 10, 2017

As cigarette makers continue facing a barrage of lawsuits in Florida, state Supreme Court justices this week rejected arguments by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company that federal law should shield it from liability.

Appeals Court Orders New Trial In Tobacco Case

Feb 27, 2017

In a sharply worded ruling, a state appeals court Friday ordered a new trial in the death of a smoker whose estate initially won a more than $23 billion verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.

Court Rejects $18.5M Award In Smoker’s Death

Dec 1, 2016

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday said an $18.5 million damages award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was excessive in a lawsuit filed by the daughter of a woman who died of lung cancer.