Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,990 headlines found
The University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions has been awarded three grants to study these specific areas of addictive behaviors: the impact of alcohol and gambling availability on the frequency of gambling among Native Americans; impulse co
Aug 14, 2012 University of Buffalo
added Aug 16, 2012 21:19
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
There have also been significant and noteworthy trial court orders addressing Daubert...judge entirely excluded an addiction expert in a tobacco litigation matter. See Wendel v. R.J. Reynolds...finding the expert was unqualified to opine on nicotine addic
Jul 15, 2016 Law360
added Jul 16, 2016 01:43
[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Accused of Responsibility for Woman's Fatal Cancer, as Trial Begins
A woman’s hopeless addiction to cigarettes was driven by tobacco deceit that led to her fatal lung cancer, an attorney for the woman’s widower said ...Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
Mar 24, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:16
A first-in-the-nation Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court finding that tobacco companies cannot claim special protection under the law simply because their products are addictive could open the door to a slew of product liability suits, experts said. T
Jun 13, 2013 Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2013 09:37
The punitive verdict comes after jurors awarded $10.5 million in compensatory damages to widow Barbara Jean Johnston — exactly what she had requested. The punitive damages award came in just shy of the $15 million that she had asked for.
Nov 3, 2016 Law360
added Nov 3, 2016 21:17
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
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