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No Smoke But Alarms Are Ringing: Insurance For E-Cigarettes ($$)

Currently, litigation over e-cigarettes has been limited to claims arising out of malfunctioning devices that injure users or damage property.[3] These claims typically do not involve complicated issues involving liability insurance coverage.[4] In contr
Law360
added May 16, 2018 20:38
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[North Carolina] Court: City doesn’t owe worker hurt while smoking on break

A three-judge panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals said Larry Brooks’ fall in 2015... “He chose to purchase an e-cigarette, return to the truck, smoke the cigarette, and ultimately step outside of the truck to get fresh air,” the ruling says. “No
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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Exploding vape pen caused Florida man’s death, autopsy says

The cause of death was listed as “projectile wound of head” — the pen exploded into pieces, at least two of which were sent into his head, the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner said — and he suffered burns on about 80 percent of his body. The “mod”-type p
Washington Post
added May 16, 2018 18:50
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[North Carolina] LARRY BROOKS, Employee, Plaintiff v. CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM (PDF)

went into the gas station to purchase cigarettes. When he returned to the truck, he inhaled an e-cigarette, began coughing, stepped out of his truck, passed out, and fell on the cement curb. While admittedly Brooks would not have been at the gas station b
North Carolina Courts System
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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[Louisiana] Fire at Burbank Drive Popeyes started with 'smoking materials' disposed in landscaping

A fire that burned through the wall of a popular Baton Rouge Popeyes restaurant Friday evening started outside and burned through a wall, according to a release. The fire, which was first reported at 9:55 p.m. and under control by 10:26 p.m., occurred
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added May 12, 2018 22:18
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[Indiana] Health expert says e-cig liquid still a danger to young children

A local health expert has a warning about the dangers of nicotine poisoning in kids. He said they have gotten calls into the Indiana Poison Center ever since e-cigarettes hit the market years ago. The problem is that sometimes e-cigarettes have packagi
WISH-TV Channel 8 (Indianapolis, IN)
added May 7, 2018 17:07
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[Florida] VIDEO: Officials: Man dies after vape pen explodes at St. Pete home

Investigators believe a 38-year-old St. Pete man died after a vape pen he was smoking exploded. The St. Pete Fire Rescue was called to the fire on 19th Avenue near 3rd Street around 9:45 a.m. Saturday and found the body of Tallmadge D'Elia. Lt. Steven
WFLA TV (Tampa, FL)
added May 7, 2018 18:39
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[Florida] Man Found Dead After Vape Pen Apparently Explodes In His Face

Florida authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at home Saturday by firefighters after a vape pen appears to have exploded in his face. The cause of death has not yet been determined, but 38-year-old Tallmadge D’Elia suffere
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 7, 2018 17:06
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[Florida] VIDEO: Fire investigator: Vape pen explosion may have led to man’s death

“It’s like having a small, little larger than a firecracker, in your hand,” he said, “It can explode and at that point it can project either the pieces of the lighter itself or the vape pen. They become pieces of flying debris and shrapnel.”
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added May 7, 2018 17:00
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[Florida] Police investigating if St. Pete man died after vaping pen exploded in his face

A man died in a Historic Old Northeast house fire that may have been caused by a vape pen explosion, authorities said Saturday. Fire Rescue was called to a home early Saturday on the 300 block of 19th Avenue NE after they got a call that a home was on fi
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added May 7, 2018 16:59
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