Florida Jury Awards $22.5M In Punitive Damages To Family Of Dead Smoker

Florida Jury Awards $22.5M In Punitive Damages To Family Of Dead Smoker

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- A Florida jury on July 31 ordered R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (RJR) to pay $22.5 million in punitive damages to the husband and children of a woman who died of lung cancer (Jan Grossman, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, No. 08-80000 (19), No. 2008-CV-25828 (19), Fla. Cir., Broward Co.).

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