Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Florida Appeals Court Upholds Verdict In Wrongful Death Case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A trial court did not abuse its discretion in limiting cross-examination by two tobacco companies in a wrongful death action that resulted in a $5.5 million award, the First District Florida Court of Appeal ruled July 14 (Philip Morris USA Inc., et al. v. Nan Kathryn Buchanan, et al., No. 1D13-1528, Fla. App., 1st Dist.).

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