Baum v. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co


08/25/14 – 09/05/14


In this Engle progeny lawsuit, plaintiff, the widow of smoker smoker Paul Baum, claims that Baum was addicted to cigarettes and that his 50-plus-year smoking habit caused and aggravated the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that ultimately killed him in 2012. Defendants contend that Baum was a smoker by choice rather than an addict. Defendants also claim that plaintiff is not an Engle class member because Baum suffered from tracheomalacia unrelated to his smoking.


Verdict for the Defense


AM Session
2 Chapters

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