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Supreme Court Gives Stay to Tobacco Company
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to let Philip Morris USA delay paying $10.5 million in damages to a former smoker in California. Meanwhile, the tobacco company can continue to contest the amount, which the California high court recently refused to reduce. The company had been sued by Patricia Henley, who smoked for 35 years, starting at age 15. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1997.
October 28, 2004 at 12:00 AM
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Updated on October 28, 2004
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