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TOP STORY—DAMAGES—Fla.Sup.Ct.: Florida high court declines reinstatement of $5M punitive damages award against R.J. Reynolds based on Florida’s pre-1999 punitive damages law

November 19, 2021 | By Nicholas Kaster, J.D.

In reaching its conclusion, the state supreme court disapproved the three certified conflict cases of Allen Evers , and Konzelman reached by the Florida First, Second, and Fourth District Courts of Appeal. A Florida punitive damages statute, as amend...

TOP STORY—DAMAGES—Fla.Sup.Ct.: Florida high court declines reinstatement of $5M punitive damages award against R.J. Reynolds based on Florida’s pre-1999 punitive damages law