Cases & Deals

R.J. Reynolds successfully defends multimillion dollar wrongful death action

Client(s) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

In February of 2015, Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company successfully defended an "Engle progeny" lawsuit. After securing a pretrial ruling dismissing the majority of the plaintiff's claims, R.J. Reynolds secured a defense verdict on the remaining significant issue, entitlement to punitive damages.

Landau v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 3:09-cv-13728-WGY-HTS (M.D. Fla.)