Phil J. Marotta v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.


07/20/18 – 07/30/18

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In this Engle progeny tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff Phil Marotta alleged R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company of fraudulent concealment of dangers of smoking cigarettes manufactured by the company which led his Philip M. Marotta to get addicted to smoking at the age of 12 and also alleged the company of being liable of manufacturing defective cigarettes which resulted in Philip M. Marotta’s death due to lung cancer at age 47 in 1994.

The plaintiff was represented by attorney Alex Alvarez. The defendant in this case, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was represented by attorneys Mark Belasic and Dennis Murphy.


Punitive Damages Verdict $300,000.00


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