Lock v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.


10/12/12 – 10/25/12

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In this Engle progeny tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiffs Peggy Lock and Richard Lock alleged Philip Morris Tobacco Co and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co of fraudulent concealment of dangers of smoking cigarettes manufactured by the companies, which led Richard Lock to get addicted to smoking and also alleged the companies of being liable for manufacturing defective cigarettes due to which Mr. Lock suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
The plaintiffs were represented by attorneys Kent Whittemore, John 'Hutch' Pinder and Erin Lohmiller.

The defense in this case comprised of Philip Morris Tobacco co and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Philip Morris Tobacco Co was represented by attorneys Walter Cofer and Keri Arnold. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co was represented by attorney Kurt Weaver.


PM: 9%
R.J.R.: 9%
Lock: 82%
Richard Lock:
Medical: 520,000
Pain/suffering: 400,000
Punitive Damages: No
Peggy Lock:
Comfort: 130,000
Services: 100,000



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