Florida Smoker Awarded $35 Million In Damages

 Friday, November 14, 2014

 News 4 JAX

A jury in Polk County awarded $35 million in damages to a former Florida smoker who underwent two lung transplants.The jury’s decision Wednesday favored 61-year-old Richard Boatright, of Bartow, against Philip Morris USA and the Liggett Group tobacco companies. The cigarette makers routinely appeal all such verdicts.
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