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Florida jury awards record $23 billion against RJ Reynolds
Saturday July 19th 2014, 8:37 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer 18 years ago record 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 ... [News Source]