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‘It’s better than a loss’

$1.5 million in tobacco trial is fraction of award from 2005

In any normal case, a $1.5 million jury verdict would be an amazing feat. But a long-running lawsuit against cigarette maker Brown & Williamson Tobacco Co. was anything but normal. The 6-year-old case went through one trial, endured a lengthy appeals process and went back for a second, three-and-a-half week trial in Independence that concluded on ...