Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Florida Appeals Court Says Estate Should Have Been Allowed To Amend Complaint

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Florida Appeals Court Says Estate Should Have Been Allowed To Amend Complaint

PALM BEACH, Fla. - A trial judge erred in dismissing a suit filed by a smoker who died during the pendency of the action, the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled Aug. 13, holding that the plaintiff's daughter was entitled to amend the action as representative of her mother's estate to add a claim for wrongful death (Kimberly Roden, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 4D11-421, Fla. App., 4th Dist.).

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