TITLE

Florida High Court to Weigh Tobacco Appeal

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elisabeth
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/21/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31930, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Philip Morris USA Inc.'s filing of a brief with the Florida Supreme Court asking that justices affirm a 2003 appellate court decision overturning a judgment in a lawsuit accusing tobacco companies of lying to smokers about health risks associated with tobacco. Overview of the case; Punitive damages assessed against tobacco companies.
ACCESSION #
13865264

 

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