Vivian Kemp v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.


04/10/13 – 05/02/13


In this Engle progeny tobacco litigation, plaintiff Robert LaMotte (personal representative of the estate of Vivian Kemp) alleged R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, Philip Morris Tobacco Co, Lorillard Tobacco Co and Liggett Group of fraudulent concealment of dangers of smoking cigarettes which led his mother Vivian Kemp to get addicted to smoking and also of being liable of manufacturing defective cigarettes which resulted in Ms Kemp’s death due to Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
The plaintiff was represented by attorneys Darryl Lewis, William Norton and Laurie Briggs. The defense in this case comprised of Lorillard Tobacco Co, Liggett Group, Philip Morris Tobacco Co and R.J Reynolds Tobacco Co. Lorillard Tobacco Co was represented by attorneys Gay Tedder and William Maguire, Philip Morris Tobacco Co was represented by attorneys Robert McCarter and Peter Henk, Ligett Group was represented by attorney Ann St. Peter-Griffith and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co was represented by attorney Geoffrey Beach.


Verdict for the Defense


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