Tobacco Company Vows To Fight $23.6 Billion In DamagesThe nation's No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.
Florida Jury Slams Tobacco Company With $23.6 Billion In Punitive DamagesTobacco company RJ Reynolds has been slammed by a Florida jury with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.
Ft. Lauderdale Jury Awards $75M To Family Of Dead SmokerThe South Florida family of a deceased smoker has been awarded $75 million in damages against four tobacco companies.
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.