Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,741 headlines found
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
During a lecture he gave in the capital, Dr Wasim Maziak, Department of Epidemiology Professor at the Florida International University and Director of the Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, revealed that smoking shisha is more addictive than cocaine, acc
Oct 26, 2013 Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 30, 2013 02:34
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
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
Lespérance opened his presentation by weaving together events in 1977 to show how the answers to these were woven together. This morning he took Justice Riordan back to what he saw as the beginning of the breach between the companies' knowledge and its ac
Sep 23, 2014 Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:07
Heimann supervised the firm's prosecution of the tobacco industry in the 1990s, meticulously crafting a three-pronged approach to tearing down a mighty tobacco industry accused of downplaying the links between smoking and disease. Helping establish the
Aug 31, 2015 Law360
added Aug 31, 2015 20:51
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
there’s still not enough good evidence showing that it’s harmless...For tobacco companies, this has the potential not just to recoup the lost revenue from falling cigarette sales, but it may also be a new way to get new people hooked on their products.
Aug 31, 2015 Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 10:58