Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,822 headlines found
Stefanny Sommers, on behalf of the Estate of Bert Sommers, claims that defendnat tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering Bert Sommers' addiction to cigarettes, which caused Bert's smoking-related disease.
Mar 20, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 22, 2017 01:03
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
Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds... The six-member panel ultimately rejected the contention that Owens was addicted to cigarettes and that it led to her cancer.... Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Opening statements are expected Monday morning in the retrial of this
Sep 12, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:58
found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that his lung cancer and death were the result of his addiction (Phyllis Jones v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Aug 24, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Aug 24, 2017 20:10
compensatory damages verdict for Rose Pollari... The jury found that Paul Pollari was addicted to nicotine and that his cigarette smoking was the cause of his fatal lung cancer, allocating 42.5 percent of the responsibility for his smoking-related ailment
Mar 24, 2015 Law360
added Mar 25, 2015 12:04
A Florida jury Tuesday found nicotine addiction and Philip Morris cigarettes caused a 40-year smoker's fatal cancer and awarded her widower $1.5 million in compensatory damages. But, it rejected any punitive payout and cleared R.J. Reynolds of liability.
Jul 21, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 21, 2016 13:43
UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING NICOTINE ADDICTION: A SCIENCE-BASED APPROACH TO POLICY AND PRACTICE (PDF)
both the commercial interests of the tobacco industry and the natural human proclivity toward risk-taking, pleasure seeking, and addiction require that we do not become complacent in allowing alternative nicotine products to undo decades of hard-won pr
Oct 22, 2015 National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:17
returned a verdict of $6 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) for Ellen Gray, the wife of Henry Gray, who died at the age of 63 from lung cancer and other smoking-related diseases.
Feb 5, 2015 Business Wire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:14
Smoking, Pipe says, is not a habit or a lifestyle choice. It’s an addiction, and: “We have to start offering evidence-based assistance for smoking cessation.” He helped develop the pioneering Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation. The philosophy is simple:
Jan 27, 2014 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 27, 2014 12:31
[Florida] Smoker Who Died from Cancer Driven by Addiction, Says Doctor in Trial Against Tobacco Cos.
A pulmonologist who treated a woman who smoked up to two packs of cigarettes a day for 40 years testified he would consider such a smoker, “by definition,” addicted to nicotine, as trial over the woman's fatal cancer continued against the nation’s largest
Jul 14, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:31