Jury Awards Engle Plaintiff $11M Against Philip Morris

Law360, Miami (October 18, 2013, 8:06 PM EDT) -- A former smoker whose $300 million jury award against Philip Morris USA Inc. was shot down by an appeals court was awarded $11.2 million Wednesday by a Florida jury in the case's second damages trial.

A Florida jury issued a damages award of $11.65 million for Lucinda Naugle, a former smoker who has been suffering from emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, as first reported by the Daily Business Review and confirmed by a source close to the case. The jury reduced the award by 10...
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