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Tobacco Cos. Fight To Keep 'Tortious' Conduct Off Engle Trial

Law360, New York (February 2, 2015, 9:05 PM EST) -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and other tobacco giants fought Saturday  to preserve two court orders so far finding that evidence of their conduct after a smoker kicked the habit in the 1970s should be kept from an upcoming Engle trial this month.

In a brief filed in Florida federal court, R.J. Reynolds, Lorillard Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. fought a bid for reconsideration that was filed the same day by plaintiff Seymour Landau, whose wife died from smoking-related causes in the 1990s. They characterized...
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Case Title

Landau v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company et al


Case Number

3:09-cv-13728

Court

Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

William G. Young

Date Filed

February 12, 2008

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