Duignan v. R.J. Reynolds

VERDICT

Trial
08/24/15 – 09/11/15

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Summary

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, Martha Duignan claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, while fueling the nicotine addiction of Douglas Duignan, ultimately leading to Douglas Duignan's smoking-related disease.

Outcome

Phase 1 - Verdict for Plaintiff:

Fault assigned:
Plaintiff - 33%
Phillip Morris -37%
RJ Reynolds - 30%

Amounts awarded:
Wife - $4,000,000.00
Son - $1,000,000.00
Daughter - $1,000,000.00

Phase 2:
Phillip Morris - $3,500,000.00
RJ Reynolds - $2,500,000.00

Sessions

AM Session
Other
2 Chapters
SEP
10

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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