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Florida jury awards $23 billion punitive damages against RJ Reynolds
Saturday July 19th 2014, 8:08 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer punitive damages of more than $23 billion in her lawsuit against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the nation's second-biggest cigarette maker. The judgment, returned on Friday night, was the largest in Florida history in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by a single plaintiff, according to Ryan Julison, a spokesman for ... [News Source]