Bolling v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp.(Wrongful Death, FL 4th Cir. Ct. Dismissed)
This wrongful death suit was brought by Lillian Bolling, as personal representative of the estate of Robert Bolling against Brown & Williamson as successor by merger to American Tobacco Co.
The plaintiff claimed fraud, negligence, and strict liability.
The case was heard in the Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit in and for Duval County, Florida (Case No. 96-4456-CA). The judge granted a summary judgment for the defendant. The plaintiffs appealed.
The Florida First District Court of Appeal (Appeal No. 1D01-1169) dismissed the case in 2001.