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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Hess Lawyers Seek $130M+ in Tobacco Case

The AP has details; $100M of the amount sought is punitive damages.  The jury found causation in an earlier phase of the trial, and the since-decertified class action established in Florida that the tobacco companies hid risks of smoking.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2009/02/hess-lawyers-se.html

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