Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,030 headlines found
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
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
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
While reviewing proposals for my initial charge, I noted that plaintiff’s having been addicted “is a core issue in the case, and I'm troubled simply leaving [the jurors] uninstructed on what the law calls 'addiction.'"
Nov 5, 2014 Law360
added Nov 8, 2014 20:34
shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
Aug 27, 2014 GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
The grizzled gravedigger in a prior quit-smoking ad by ClearWay Minnesota is back, this time in a freaky roller-coaster ad designed to scare kids and teens about the addictive dangers of smoking. The ad hits the airwaves today.
Nov 12, 2012 Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 12, 2012 17:10
Because we find that sufficient evidence existed for the jury to conclude that Mr. Ballard was addicted to Reynolds' cigarettes containing nicotine, and that this addiction was the legal cause of his bladder cancer, the trial court properly denied Reynold
Mar 18, 2015 Law360
added Mar 19, 2015 12:21
Keith Mitnick tells jurors that Patricia Dawn Allen’s addiction to cigarettes was a cause of her fatal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Mitnick represents Andy Allen, who is suing tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, claiming thei
Dec 2, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2014 20:26