NEW HAVEN, Conn. - (AP) A Connecticut smoker who won $8 million against a tobacco company in May, the first such jury award in New England, has been awarded $4 million in punitive damages and stands to get millions more in interest. Barbara Izzarelli, a Norwich resident who developed larynx cancer, won...
v. Philip Morris (California Court of Appeal, Second District, Case No.
B222596) the court affirmed a punitive damage award that is 16 times
compensatory damages. The jury ultimately awarded Bullock $850,000 in
compensatory damages and $13.8 million in punitive damages. As you