Florida Appeals Court Reinstates Tobacco Wrongful Death Claims

Florida Appeals Court Reinstates Tobacco Wrongful Death Claims

MIAMI - The Third District Florida Court of Appeal on April 10 reinstated tobacco wrongful death claims against Philip Morris USA Inc. that had been dismissed as untimely by a trial court, saying that despite the temporary presence of an ineligible plaintiff, the estate of Roberta Eisen "remained at all times the real party in interest" (The Estate of Roberta Eisen v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 3D12-1114, Fla. App., 3rd Dist.).

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