Jury Awards Smoker’s Widow $5M For Lung Cancer Death

(January 27, 2023, 10:20 AM EST) -- MIAMI — A Florida state court jury in an Engle case awarded $5 million to the widow and estate of a dead smoker but apportioned 40% of fault for the smoker’s death to himself after the widow argued that he got hooked on cigarettes at age 14 while a tobacco company lawyer argued that the smoker disregarded certain health risks and also used drugs such as cocaine and marijuana.  VIDEO OF THE TRIAL IS AVAILABLE....

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