A jury in Gainesville, FL awarded $46.3 Million to the widow of a smoker in Townsend v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 26, 2010
Morgan & Morgan attorney Greg Prysock has recovered a $46.3 million verdict for his client, Lyantie Townsend, in a lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. In Townsend v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 08-CA-131, Florida Circuit Court (Gainesville), the jury found in favor of Lyantie Townsend, who was widowed when her husband Frank died from lung cancer in 1995. Mr. Townsend had been a smoker since age 13 or 14.
Mr. Prysock is a managing partner of the North Florida office of Morgan and Morgan and is also a partner in the firm’s Orlando office. Since joining Morgan & Morgan in 1999, he has represented hundreds of clients and their families and has recovered numerous successful verdicts and settlements on their behalf. Mr. Prysock has been recognized as a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the Florida Bar, a Legal Elite Attorney by Florida Trend Magazine, and a Florida Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine.
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