Robert Kelley, the attorney for former smoker Cindy Naugle, who last week won a whopping $300 million verdict in a suit against Philip Morris, spoke to The Am Law Litigation Daily about why the award in Naugle's case was so much larger than those in other so-called Engle progeny suits. One reason, Kelley said, was that this was the first trial in which the jury heard about the "real financial resources" of Philip Morris. "The jury was impressed by the numbers," he said.
Plaintiffs Lawyer in Philip Morris Suit Explains $300 Million Verdict
The American Lawyer
November 23, 2009