Fla. Appeals Court Likely To Zero Out $148M Punitive Award

By Carolina Bolado (March 1, 2022, 4:32 PM EST) -- A $148 million punitive damages award for the husband of a smoker who died of lung disease will likely be wiped out by a recent Florida Supreme Court decision, but a $9.2 million compensatory damages award appeared Tuesday to also be on the chopping block because the smoker was not married to his partner when he first got sick....

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