Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,623 headlines found
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
GLANTZ: FDA inappropriately discounts health benefits of regulating ecigs and cigars by 70% because of lost pleasure of smoking
Anna Song, a professor of psychology, Paul Brown, a professor of economics, and I have submitted a public comment detailing why the FDA's decision to discount the health benefits of regulating ecigs, cigars, and other tobacco products by 70% is inconsist
May 29, 2014 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:53
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
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
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
jurors Thursday rejected the claimed link between the company’s cigarettes and his disease. Davis v. R.J. Reynolds...to conclude that, although nicotine addiction caused Booker Davis’ fatal lung cancer, R.J. Reynolds cigarettes were not the culprit.
Apr 8, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 9, 2016 00:02