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Lebowitz, Larry. “$5 million victory for flight attendant Jury: Secondhand smoke made her ill” The Miami Herald 19 Jun. 2002. Front Page. Print.

A Miami-Dade County jury ordered four major cigarette companies to pay $5.5 million to a veteran TWA flight attendant for sinus problems stemming from secondhand smoke

Stingley, Jim. “Girl, 7, given $12 million in death of parents” The Miami News 9 Jun. 1983: Print.

A 7-year old girl was awarded $12 million in Dade Circuit Court resulting from the crash of Pan Am Flight 759 that killed both her parents.

Beacham, Frank. “$2.3 Million Awarded for Blowout” The Miami Herald 9 Apr. 1975. 2-B. Print.

A teacher and her son were awarded $2.3 million by a federal jury when a Sears Allstate Radial tire blew out on their car while on vacation leading to a fatal accident that killed the woman’s husband.

Gomez, Chuck. “Crash Injuries Bring $1 Million” The Miami Herald 11 Jan. 1974: 11-B. Print.

A jury awarded more than $1 million to a man who was left paralyzed from the waist down after a car slammed head-on into his car on New Year’s Day.