Allen v. R.J. Reynolds

VERDICT

Trial
11/07/14 – 11/26/14

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Summary

In this Engle progeny proceeding, plaintiff Andy Allen claims defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering his wife, Patricia Dawn Allen's, tobacco addiction, causing her fatal, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Outcome

Phase 1 jury award for plaintiff: $2,204,000 + 890,000

Compensatory Damages -
Andy Allen Sr $2,204,000.00
Amber Allen $890,000.00

Comparative Fault -
24% RJR
6% PM
70% Patricia Allen

Punitive Damages - Yes
RJ - $7,755,416
PM - $7,755,415

Sessions

AM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
PM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
NOV
11
AM Session
Other
3 Chapters
AM Session
Other
3 Chapters
NOV
26

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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