Rutkowski v. R.J. Reynolds


01/03/22 – 01/21/22


In this tobacco litigation, plaintiffs claim defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, causing nicotine addiction and disease.


Verdict for plaintiff.
Total damages: $10,014,699.
Including $5,014,699.00 in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages.

Apportionment of fault:
R.J. Reynolds: 90%
Joseph Rutkowski: 10%


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