TITLE

Lump Sum Award Against Tobacco Companies Upheld by Florida Appeals Courts As Valid

PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Insurance Advocate;10/23/99, Vol. 110 Issue 42, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that the Florida Third District Court of Appeal has upheld the lump-sum payment a trial court awarded to plaintiffs in a landmark suit against tobacco companies. Details on the ruling; How Martin Feldman of Salomon Smith Barney view the ruling; Importance of reforming civil justice system in ending abuse of class-action litigation.
ACCESSION #
2455600

 

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