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Jury Awards $250K to Deceased Smoker's Family in Non-Economic Damages Retrial Against Philip Morris
Jury Awards $250K to Deceased Smoker's Family in Non-Economic Damages Retrial Against Philip Morris

Jurors awarded $250,000 in non-economic damages to the family of a Florida mortician whose 1995 lung cancer death was previously tied to years of smoking Philip Morris cigarettes.

Danielson, who operated a North Florida funeral home, was 42 when he died of lung cancer after more than 20 years of smoking Philip Morris’ Marlboro cigarettes. The family sued the tobacco giant, claiming its participation in a scheme to hide the dangers of smoking through much of the 20th century hooked Danielson to nicotine and ultimately caused his fatal cancer.

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