Florida Appeals Court Vacates $79.2M Verdict In Tobacco Death Case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A $79.2 million verdict on behalf of the daughter of a smoker who died from lung cancer was vacated as excessive on April 9 by the First District Florida Court of Appeal (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, v. Diane Webb,, No. 10-6557, Fla. App., 1st Div.; 2012 Fla. App. LEXIS 5324).

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