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Florida Supreme Court Throws Out $145 Billion Cigarette Suit

Associated Press/WOFL Fox 35 News 07/07/2006

A record punitive damage award was rejected by Florida’s highest court, relieving cigarette manufacturers of the liability claimed in a class action lawsuit made on behalf of as many as 700,000 Floridian smokers, however the court left open the possibility of individual claims.

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