Philip Morris USA
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.
A former smoker from Polk County – who underwent two lung transplants – was awarded $35 million in damages.
An ailing former smoker’s $39 million judgment against Big Tobacco was reversed Wednesday.
A 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.
A Miami Jury has found for Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds in another of the thousands of lawsuits brought by Florida smokers.