A state appellate panel overturned a lower court ruling in which a jury had returned a multimillion-dollar verdict against three tobacco companies.

The ruling, by Fourth DCA Judges Jeffrey T. Kuntz, Edward L. Artau and Robert M. Gross, is a cautionary tale, as it suggests judges are becoming less receptive to overzealous comments directed at tobacco companies in the course of litigation.

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