Tobacco Cos. Say Improper Voir Dire Led To $42M Verdict

By Carolina Bolado (September 8, 2021, 9:18 PM EDT) -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. asked a Florida appeals court Wednesday to vacate a $42.5 million verdict for the family of a deceased smoker, arguing that the trial court judge improperly allowed plaintiff's counsel to ask prejudicial questions of potential jurors....

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