by Ryan Banfill, FJA Communications Director The Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee this week…
It’s time to repeal Big Tobacco’s special law that gives them special treatment over Floridians. The special statute allows Big Tobacco to post a bond for a fraction of the amount of the judgment they owe, and then withhold payment of those judgments for years while Big Tobacco pursues endless appeals.
This law favors Big Tobacco over Florida residents and businesses. For Big Tobacco’s victims and their families, justice delayed is justice denied because of this unfair Big Tobacco law.
Watch this short video to learn more about tobacco’s decades of deceit and why they don’t deserve special protection from Florida lawmakers.