Wrongful Death Lawsuit Leads to $25 Million Punitive Award

A $25 million punitive award has been added to the award in a product liability lawsuit for the widow of a Florida man who died from smoking Kent brand of cigarettes from Lorillard Tobacco Co.

According to Bloomberg, the award comes one week after her initial $16 million in compensatory damages.

The jury found the tobacco company to be negligent and ruled that its cigarettes were unreasonable dangerous as well as defective.

If you or a loved one has been harmed by an unsafe tobacco product, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact Sokolove Law for a free legal consultation and to find out if a product liability lawyer may be able to help you and represent your case.


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