Florida Jury Awards $7.1 Million To Family In Wrongful Death Smoking Suit

Mealey's (October 11, 2017, 2:00 PM EDT) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida state court jury on Oct. 10 awarded the widower of a woman more than $7 million after finding that Philip Morris USA Inc. engaged in a conspiracy to mislead the public about the dangers of smoking and that Philip Morris concealing the harmfulness of smoking ultimately led to a woman’s lung cancer and death (Michael Gentile v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2015CA005405, Fla. 15th Jud. Cir., Palm Beach Co.) VIDEO FROM THE TRIAL IS AVAILABLE....
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