Phelps v. R.J. Reynolds

VERDICT

Trial
05/09/22 – 05/17/22

Summary

In this tobacco case, plaintiff seeks compensation for injuries he claims were suffered due to defendant's manufacture and marketing of cigarettes.

Outcome

Verdict for the plaintiff on his design defect claim.

Total compensatory damages: $150,000.

Comparative fault:

John Phelps: 90%
R.J. Reynolds: 10%
Publix: 0%

Case Information
Attorneys
Witnesses
Plaintiff
Defense
Verdict
$150,000
Case Number
2020-CA-005579
Industry
Tobacco
Practice Area
Tobacco
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      DescriptionStart Time
      1h 52m 21sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/16/2022 PM01:15 PM EDT
      2h 24m 10sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/16/2022 AM09:45 AM EDT
      MAY
      16
      DescriptionStart Time
      Phelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/13/2022 AM/PM (NOT IN SESSION)09:00 AM EDT
      MAY
      13
      DescriptionStart Time
      1h 24m 43sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/12/2022 PM12:45 PM EDT
      2h 20m 36sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/12/2022 AM08:45 AM EDT
      MAY
      12
      DescriptionStart Time
      2h 10m 54sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/11/2022 PM01:15 PM EDT
      2h 43m 33sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/11/2022 AM09:19 AM EDT
      MAY
      11
      DescriptionStart Time
      2h 48m 48sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/10/2022 PM01:15 PM EDT
      3h 27m 31sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/10/2022 AM08:45 AM EDT
      MAY
      10
      DescriptionStart Time
      3h 57m 12sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/09/2022 PM (OPENINGS)01:16 PM EDT
      3h 14m 7sPhelps v. R.J. Reynolds 05/09/2022 AM (OPENINGS)08:42 AM EDT
      MAY
      9

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