Cases & Deals

R.J. Reynolds obtains voluntary dismissal of nationwide class action for cigarette smokers with Buergers disease

Clients R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Jones Day successfully defended R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a proposed nationwide class action for cigarette smokers with Buergers disease, seeking equitable fund for treatment, research, and smoking cessation; voluntarily dismissed by plaintiffs.

Elliott v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2003-6105, slip op. (W.D. Okla. Apr. 23, 2004)