Florida Appeals Court Affirms Tobacco Verdict But Notes Conflict On Repose

Florida Appeals Court Affirms Tobacco Verdict But Notes Conflict On Repose

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The First District Florida Court of Appeal on Jan. 3 affirmed all aspects of a $730,000 tobacco wrongful death verdict but certified to the state's Supreme Court conflict with another district on a jury instruction regarding the statute of repose (R.J. Reynolds v. Carolyn Hiott, Nos. 1D12-5956 and 1D12-6008, Fla. App., 1st Dist.; 2014 Fla. App. LEXIS 100).

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