Big Tobacco Slapped with $6.4 Million Verdict, $0 in Punitive Damages

The question of addiction was at the heart of Prentice v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000386 where a jury returned a verdict of $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema. No money was awarded for punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds. Read more here.