Former Lawyer's Widow Awarded $1M in Trial Against Philip Morris Over Fatal Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 7, 2017 5:53:30 PM

Richard Diaz gives his closing argument at trial against Philip Morris for the lung cancer death of Bert Sommers. 

Miamiā€”A Florida State Court jury Thursday awarded $1 million to the widow of a lawyer and real estate developer after finding Philip Morris responsible for his coronary artery disease and fatal lung cancer. Sommers v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-001464.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Sommers v. Philip Morris