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RJ Reynolds Owes For Mom's Lung Cancer Death, Jury Told

Law360, Los Angeles (August 18, 2016, 8:41 PM EDT) -- The daughter of a woman who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for her death, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking from her until she was hopelessly addicted.

During opening arguments in Deland, plaintiff's attorney Robert M. Foote of Foote Mielke Chavez & O'Neill LLC told jurors that Rebecca Fredenhagen struggled with her habit for years before she was finally able to quit, but by then it was too late. Foote said Fredenhagen had...
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