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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 Information

Case Title

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

Case Number



Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


William G. Young

Date Filed

February 12, 2008

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