Gloria Bowden v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.


03/13/14 – 03/26/14


In this Engle progeny tobacco proceeding, plaintiff Gloria Bowden alleged R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co of fraudulent concealment and manufacturing cigarettes that got her husband William Bowden Jr. addicted to smoking and caused him Lung cancer, which later resulted in his death in the year 1994.

Plaintiff Gloria Bowden was represented by attorneys Mark Avera, Rodney Smith and Dawn Vallejos-Nichols. The defense comprised of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co and Philip Morris USA Inc. Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co was represented by attorneys Mark Seiden, Jennifer Flannery and Geoffery Michael and Philip Morris USA Inc was represented by attorney Kenneth Reilly.


Fault: Philip Morris-30% RJ Reynolds-30% Bowden-40%
Damages: 5,000,000
Punitive: No



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