Robert Gore v. RJ Reynolds


08/14/14 – 08/27/14


In this Engle progeny lawsuit, plaintiff, the widower of Gloria Gore, alleges defendant tobacco companies are responsible for her smoking addiction, which caused the carotid stenosis and lung cancer that led to her death. Defendants contend Gloria Gore chose to smoke, despite knowing the risks and was not addicted to nicotine. Defendants also contend that her carotid stenosis, the illness that is the lynchpin to her inclusion in the Engle class, was likely caused by factors unrelated to smoking, such as high cholesterol and a family history of heart disease.



Gloria Gore - 80%
Philip Morris - 15%
R.J. Reynolds - 5%

Compensatory Damages - $0

Punitive Damages:

Philip Morris - Yes
R.J. Reynolds - Yes


Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

Suggest a Trial

Want to see a trial that you don't see in our list of upcoming trials?

Suggest a Case

CVN Essentials

The most important and informative moments of each trial

CVN Essentials

Video Library

Unlimited access to thousands of hours of past coverage of high stakes civil litigation

Video Library

  • Follow Us
  • Contact Us
  • 4901 Olde Towne Parkway
  • Suite 100
  • Marietta, GA 30068
  • 877-834-8627
  • 404-935-0321

Copyright 2024 Courtroom Connect.