Fla. Justices To Mull Punitive Damages Ratio In Tobacco Case

By Cara Salvatore (July 8, 2021, 8:58 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court will review a punitive damages award of $16 million against R.J. Reynolds for allegedly causing a smoker's death, agreeing with an intermediate appeals court that the issue of whether the award was out of line with compensatory damages is of "great public importance."...

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