Tobacco NPR's Adam Hochberg reports from Raleigh, North Carolina on how the $145 billion tobacco settlement will likely shake out. Cigarette companies will embark on a lengthy series of appeals, and the huge judgement could be reduced, in light of a Florida law that prohibits judgements large enough to bankrupt defendants.
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NPR's Adam Hochberg reports from Raleigh, North Carolina on how the $145 billion tobacco settlement will likely shake out. Cigarette companies will embark on a lengthy series of appeals, and the huge judgement could be reduced, in light of a Florida law that prohibits judgements large enough to bankrupt defendants.