Federal Judge Upholds $900,000 Verdict, Denies New Trial For Plaintiff

(February 16, 2016, 11:39 AM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — A federal judge in California on Feb. 8 said a $900,000 award given to the daughter of a woman who died from smoking in a wrongful death suit was fair and denied the plaintiff’s motion for a new trial (Jodie Bullock v. Philip Morris USA, Inc. No. CV-14-1258DSF, C.D. Calif.).

(Order available. Document #04-160217-014R.)

In a one-page order, U.S. Judge Dale S. Fischer of the Central District of California denied Jodie Bullock’s motion for a new trial against Philip Morris USA Inc. He...
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