The tobacco industry may have celebrated prematurely a few weeks ago,when it won a major victory in the Miami class-action suit brought bysmokers who claim cigarettes made them ill.
A three-judge panel of the 3rd District Court of Appeal on Sept. 3ruled that damages in the case must be considered one smoker at a time,ending the risk of a potentially crushing multibillion-dollar punitivedamage award.
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