Florida Appeals Panel Vacates $10 Million Engle Progeny Verdict
(September 1, 2017, 11:04 AM EDT) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — An appellate panel in Florida on Aug. 30 reversed a $10 million judgment awarded to the widow of a man who died from lung cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes after finding that the trial court erred by allowing the U.S. surgeon general’s report on cigarettes into evidence (Philip Morris USA Inc., et al. v. Rose Pollari, No. 4D16-334, Fla. App., 4th Dist., 2017 Fla. App. LEXIS 12470).