Sommers v. RJ Reynolds

VERDICT

Trial
03/24/17 – 04/06/17

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Summary

In this Engle progeny suit, Stefanny Sommers, on behalf of the Estate of Bert Sommers, claims that defendnat tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering Bert Sommers' addiction to cigarettes, which caused Bert's smoking-related disease.

Outcome

Damages - $1 million

Percentage of fault:

Bert Sommers - 60%
Philip Morris - 40%

Sessions

AM Session
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0 Chapters
PM Session
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MAR
30
APR
3
PM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
APR
5

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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