Cases & Deals

R.J. Reynolds obtains dismissal of proposed class action of Tennessee consumers

Clients R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Jones Day, on behalf of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, obtained dismissal of a proposed class action of Tennessee consumers alleging they paid inflated health-insurance premiums due to the presence of cigarette smokers in the insurance pool. The defendants' motion to dismiss was granted and affirmed on appeal.

Perry v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 324 F.3d 845 (6th Cir. 2003)