Time On Tobacco’s Side In Engle Progeny Battles

By Brandon Lowrey | May 21, 2017, 1:49 PM EDT

Slow Burn Time On Tobacco’s Side In Engle Progeny Battles

By Brandon Lowrey

May 18, 2017 John McCoy says he probably won’t live long enough to collect the $10.5 million judgment he won against the tobacco companies. In the decade since he filed his lawsuit over the lung cancer death of his wife, Glodine, two of his children have died. The 88-year-old won the judgment in 2015, but it has been in limbo while his case awaits review by the state’s lower appellate court. Even if...
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