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Tobacco company pays in liability case

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In 1996, Grady Carter made history when a Jacksonville jury awarded him what...penny."- Norwood "Woody" Wilner, an attorney for Grady Carter, the first smoker paid by a tobacco company for a tobacco-related...
Tobacco liability verdict reversed

...400,000 verdict was overturned on appeal, and the lawsuit was dropped. In 1996, a jury awarded $750,000 to Grady Carter, who blamed his lung cancer on smoking. Like the Maddox case, the Carter case was brought by Wilner and tried in...