Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,341 headlines found
Geraghty's argument was, in part, that tobacco addiction was common knowledge even a century before Rizzuto's birth. Henningfield, an addiction expert who works as a consultant and teaches at Johns Hopkins University, testified in favor of Rizzuto begin
Aug 17, 2013 Hernando (FL) Today
added Aug 18, 2013 10:38
The six-member jury needed about three hours to reach a verdict for the tobacco maker, finding that Ethel Gray’s husband, Willie Gray, had not been addicted to Reynolds cigarettes. Addiction is one of several elements Engle progeny plaintiffs must prove.
May 22, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2015 16:00
[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Announces That Jurors Hold Philip Morris USA Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy
returned a verdict of $27,010,000.14 ... “The addition of 14 cents is just as meaningful as the $20 million before it,” stated Mr. Byrd. “The jury understood our society should protect 14 year olds, not target them for profits as the cigarette industry do
Sep 19, 2014 Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
The jury ruled that Merle Zamboni’s husband, Robert Edward Hoover, was addicted to cigarettes, which was a legal cause of his fatal lung cancer, putting Hoover in the so-called Engle progeny of smokers. Hoover was 60 percent liable for his death, but Phi
Feb 27, 2015 Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 19:50
faulted himself for failing to define the term “addicted” for the jury in a tobacco product liability suit against Philip Morris USA Inc., vowing to never again make the same mistake when any of the thousands of related cases land before him. ..Carr expla
Nov 6, 2014 Law360
added Nov 8, 2014 20:19
true underdog story about two old-school crackers (Harold Lewis And Florida Gov. Chiles) who took on the previously undefeated tobacco industry to win the precedent setting $18 billion dollar settlement (that saved Florida's budget after Hurricane Andrew)
Nov 20, 2013 Publishers Marketplace
added Nov 20, 2013 16:56
Attorneys battled over whether tobacco industry deception or a smoker’s own decisions caused her fatal lung cancer, as trial over the woman's death opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris Tuesday. Varner v. R.J. Reynolds.
Jul 7, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2016 01:57
A Florida jury on Tuesday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. not liable in a $17 million trial over the lung cancer death of a longtime smoker, saying that while she was addicted, the addiction was not a legal cause of her...
Jun 21, 2016 Law360
added Jun 21, 2016 16:46
Jurors found James “J.R.” Ewing’s nicotine addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, but determined the disease did not cause Ewing’s death in 2009. And while jurors concluded R.J. Reynolds cigarettes were responsible for Ewing
Jan 30, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 30, 2016 06:02
plaintiff, the personal representative of the estate of her husband Jay Morse claims defendants fraudulently concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered her husband's addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately caused her husband's lung cancer and death.
Sep 22, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:17