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[Florida] Smoker Says RJR Cigarettes Caused Her Lung Disease ($$)

Austin Carr, an attorney representing Cynthia Green, told jurors that his client first showed symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the mid-1990s but kept smoking until her family staged an intervention for her in 2010. "She couldn't quit
Law360
added Nov 17, 2015 16:39
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[Florida] Jury Told Tobacco Cos. Should Pay $15M For Lost Lung ($$)

smoker who lost a lung to cancer urged a Florida jury to award her $15 million plus punitive damages during closing arguments… saying the companies hid the dangers … Collar developed lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a degenerative di
Law360
added Jul 30, 2015 11:46
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Star Trek Legend Leonard Nimoy reveals he has serious lung disease THIRTY YEARS after quitting smoking

Signing off his message with an abbreviation of Dr Spock’s ‘Live Long and Prosper’ catchphrase, he said: “I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough. I have COPD. Grandpa says, quit now!! LLAP”
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2014 14:16
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[France] Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes [ECs] or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems [ENDS] (PDF)

 The safety of Electronic cigarettes (ECs) or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) has not been scientifically demonstrated;  Adverse health effects for third parties exposed (second-hand exposure) cannot be excluded because the use of electron
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:41
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Immediate effects of cigar smoking on respiratory mechanics and exhaled biomarkers; differences between young smokers with mild asthma and otherwise healthy young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

CS has immediate effects on pulmonary function. Mild asthma predisposes to higher increase of peripheral resistance(increased fdr). In otherwise healthy smokers, central resistance(R20Hz) is more affected. FENO levels are not significantly affected by CS
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:24
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[Florida] Suit Over Chain-Smoking Corrections Officer's COPD Time Barred, R.J. Reynolds Argues

the disease at the heart of each case must have "manifested" itself before November 21, 1996 for inclusion in the Engle class. During Thursday's openings, Jones Day's Emily Baker, representing Reynolds, told jurors Smith's COPD did not manifest itself unt
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 18, 2016 13:42
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Says Smoking Death Suit Wasn't Too Late ($$)

argued Tuesday that the tobacco companies' statute of limitations defense doesn't hold up, saying his wife couldn't have known any sooner that smoking had caused her to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Plaintiff Seymour Landau argued in a
Law360
added Feb 11, 2015 12:13
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[Florida] Jury Awards $10 Million In Engle Progeny Suit To Woman With COPD ($$)

awarded a woman found to have developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) $6 million in punitive damages, bringing the total award in her Engle progeny suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. to $10 million (Mary Howle
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 21, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] $1M Verdict for Smoker with Late-Stage Emphysema in Trial Against RJR

Jurors took a little more than 4 hours to conclude R.J. Reynolds was liable for Minnie Ford's emphysema, which the jury found was caused by nicotine addiction and tobacco industry fraud. However, the 15th Circuit Court jury's $1.023 million award was a f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:18
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE ORDER REGARDING THE DEPOSITION OF DR. LEE SCHEINBART (PDF)

Because the conduct of defense counsel in this case was unprofessional toward plaintiff’s counsel, and made the witness feel harassed and intimidated, Plaintiff seeks a protective order preventing any further discovery depositions of Dr. Scheinbart.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:28
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