American widow wins $23.6 billion tobacco payout
Widow of chain smoker wins $23.6BILLION in damages from tobacco company she sued over his death
The case is one of thousands filed in Florida after the state Supreme Court in 2006 tossed out a $145 billion class action verdict
The damages were awarded Friday to Cynthia Robinson, whose husband died of lung cancer
Reynolds' vice president and assistant general counsel, J. Jeffery Raborn, called the damages in Robinson's case 'grossly excessive and impermissible under state and constitutional law'