No. 4D11-3807.

123 So.3d 604 (2013)

R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. Pamela CICCONE, as Personal Representative of the Estate of George N. Ciccone, deceased, Appellee.

District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fourth District.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied November 12, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gordon James III , Eric L. Lundt and Lenore C. Smith of Sedgwick LLP, Fort Lauderdale, Gregory G. Katsas of Jones Day, Washington, D.C., and Charles R.A. Morse of Jones Day, New York, New York, for appellant.

Bard D. Rockenbach of Burlington & Rockenbach, P.A., West Palm Beach, Mark E. Millard of Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack, Los Angeles, California, William J. Wichmann of Law Offices of William J. Wichmann, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, J. Michael Fitzgerald of Law Offices of Fitzgerald And Associates, P.A., Charlottesville, Virginia, for appellee.


In this Engle1 progeny case, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company appeals from a final judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff below, Pamela Ciccone, as personal representative of the Estate of George N. Ciccone. The final judgment upheld the jury's award of $3,195,222.35 in compensatory damages, reduced by the deceased's 70% comparative fault, and $50,000 in punitive damages for gross negligence. We affirm in all respects...

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