Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,827 headlines found
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
Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
Jul 17, 2015 The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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
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
Carrie Fisher was a lifelong smoker who died at age 60 from a sudden heart attack...She had also fought mental health and addiction battles. The prevalence of smoking is disproportionately elevated in both of these groups...a meaningful public teaching mo
Jan 3, 2017 Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:22
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
In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Jul 7, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:10
In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer's concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Apr 24, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 25, 2017 02:29
[Florida] Jurors Hit RJR with $3M Compensatory Verdict, Deadlock on Punitives in Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer
A day after awarding $3 million in compensatory damages for the role R.J. Reynolds played in the lung cancer death of a 46-year-old smoker, Florida state court jurors Wednesday declared themselves at an impasse over punitive damages, forcing a mistrial in
Mar 29, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:10