Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,798 headlines found
appeals court struck a jury's verdict for two tobacco companies in an Engle progeny case Wednesday after finding the trial judge made inconsistent rulings on a doctor's testimony that defense counsel then exploited to argue a Florida woman was not addicte
Jul 5, 2017 Law360
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Nov 28, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:37
[Florida] Snap Judgment: Jurors' Quick Verdict Clears R.J. Reynolds in $8M+ Trial over Health Dept. Worker's Fatal Cancer
Jurors rejected the claimed link between nicotine addiction and the 1992 cancer death of Rebecca Fredenhagen, a Florida health department worker who chain smoked for decades. Thursday's verdict followed a six-day trial in which Fredenhagen's daughter, D
Aug 26, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 26, 2016 20:50
widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying the company hid the dangers of cigarettes from him until he was hopelessly addicted.
Jul 29, 2016 Law360
added Jul 30, 2016 13:30
[Florida] Jury Awards Nearly $4.5 Million Plus Potential Punitives in Engle Progeny Suit Against RJR
Jurors awarded Helen Taylor more than $4 million in damages after finding that her history of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes was fueled by a nicotine addiction that caused her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and peripheral vascular disease. Helen
Nov 6, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:50
Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
Jul 11, 2014 Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
After finding that a man who died from laryngeal cancer was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a Florida jury on July 28 awarded his widow $4 million in damages (Bertie Thomas v. R.J. Reynolds
Jul 31, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Aug 1, 2017 00:03
The six-member jury deliberated for about four hours before concluding nicotine addiction did not cause Robert Shulman’s bladder cancer, coronary artery disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Dec 2, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:12
“Chronic nicotine use, or smoking, increases the amount of an enzyme that converts codeine into morphine within the brain, increasing pain relief. This may also make you more prone to addiction as the faster a drug gives you a high, the easier it is for y
Oct 16, 2015 University of Toronto
added Oct 17, 2015 13:04
Dorothy Haliburton is trying to persuade jurors that tobacco companies turned her husband, Andrew, into a hopeless addict through deceptive advertising. While he stopped smoking in 1994 when he was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it
Dec 4, 2014 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Dec 4, 2014 21:03