Florida News

Major punitive damages award upheld in tobacco case

| News Service of Florida
Pointing in part to “reprehensible” conduct, a federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a $20.7 million punitive-damages award against Philip Morris USA in a Florida case filed by a woman who first tried cigarettes at age 13 and later suffered from a smoking-related illness.

 

You must have a Website Subscription to continue reading.
Subscribe for as little as $3.17 a month.

 

 



© Copyright 2016-2026 Sandpaper Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Service

error: Content is protected !!