Appeals Court Upholds Smoker's Jury Award A South Florida appeals court has upheld a verdict that calls for Philip Morris USA to pay $5 million to a man who suffers coronary heart disease caused by smoking.
Jury Awards $35M Damages To Florida Smoker A former smoker from Polk County - who underwent two lung transplants - was awarded $35 million in damages.
Judge Nixes Woman's $39M Award, Orders Retrial In Tobacco CaseAn ailing former smoker's $39 million judgment against Big Tobacco was reversed Wednesday.
Raise Smoke Tax & Lower Driver Fees, House Dem SaysA South Florida lawmaker wants to increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack and is offering a political sweetener to try to get it passed: Use the money to roll back fees on motorists.
Philip Morris, RJR Win Round In Fla. Smoker SuitsA Miami Jury has found for Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds in another of the thousands of lawsuits brought by Florida smokers.