Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,266 headlines found
Harvard University scientists are calling for "urgent action" after their federally funded study confirmed dangerous, lung-destroying chemicals are commonly found in the liquids used in electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices.
Dec 10, 2015 Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 10, 2015 02:24
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
Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Aug 21, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
finding that the tobacco giant was not liable for his death. The defense verdict followed a five-day trial in Miami, during which jurors heard about the suffering that Renato Santos endured as he gradually succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
Aug 18, 2015 Law360
added Aug 18, 2015 13:26
Lennox, a COPD sufferer who lost a jury verdict in February, had argued ... that the jury had received improper instructions relating to R.J. Reynolds' statute of limitations defense, according to her motion for a new trial filed in April.
Jun 19, 2015 Law360
added Jun 22, 2015 17:44
awarded the estate of a man who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) $6.4 million after finding that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s role in a conspiracy among tobacco companies to hide the dangers of smoking led to the man’s disease and dea
Sep 30, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2016 22:26
saying the tobacco companies concealed the dangers of tobacco use until she was hopelessly addicted. Andrew Rainer of Brody Hardoon Perkins & Kesten LLP told jurors in Jacksonville, Florida, that Myra Sermons' estate deserves payment for her loss of qual
Jun 30, 2016 Law360
added Jul 1, 2016 16:01
Attorneys argued whether a suit against R.J. Reynolds over a Florida woman’s respiratory disease is time barred, as trial in a suit by the woman’s widower opened this week against the tobacco powerhouse. Konzelman v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019620.
Oct 7, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:29
Judge John Krest declared a mistrial Tuesday when Jones Day’s Kevin Boyce declared unforeseen medical issues would render him unable to continue with trial in the case, which opened on Friday. “It would create some major difficulties for the defendant n
Jun 3, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 3, 2016 16:45
Mary Howles, 73, a nurse for more than two decades, began smoking in the 1950s and continued the habit until 1991, four years before doctors diagnosed her with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. She claims tobacco marketing a
Jan 13, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40