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If you were seriously burned by an exploding e-cigarette (also, personal vaporizer or “vape”), you may have a claim against the manufacturers of the vape device and battery, and possibly others. This means you can sue for money damages, which should incl
Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
added Apr 12, 2017 14:55

[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Queens man badly burned in e-cigarette explosion files suit against manufacturers

It’s been four months after Otis Gooding’s Wismec Reuleaux RC200 vape instrument blew up while he was at work at the Central Cellar wine shop in Grand Central...Gooding’s attorney Sanford Rubenstein filed a lawsuit in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Wednesday
New York Daily News
added Apr 12, 2017 14:51

[Asia, India] Ban on smoking in public places to be enforced in Delhi HC: HC

The Delhi High Court today said necessary steps are required to be taken to enforce within its premises the rule prohibiting smoking in public places. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said, "Necessary steps are require
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:47

UK Supreme Court denies Big Tobacco appeal, plain packaging to go ahead

has denied the tobacco industry permission to appeal a new plain packaging law, meaning that from next month, as planned, all tobacco products sold in the United Kingdom will have dark brown packaging and no branding.
added Apr 12, 2017 14:32


In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease were caused by defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:17

UK supreme court denies tobacco firms permission for plain packaging appeal

All cigarettes sold in the UK must have standardised packaging from next month after the supreme court refused permission to the tobacco industry to appeal against the new laws. This is the final domestic legal decision, meaning that plain packaging of
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:06

R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, vs. PHIL J. MAROTTA, etc., Respondent. (PDF)

We therefore rephrase the certified question as follows to eliminate the suggestion that the Engle Phase I findings were based on the mere sale of cigarettes: WHETHER FEDERAL LAW IMPLICITLY PREEMPTS STATE LAW TORT CLAIMS OF STRICT LIABILITY AND NEGL
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 11, 2017 15:29

CEI E-Cigarette Lawsuit Takes on Activist Agencies

general counsel Sam Kazman argued in court today against a federal regulation banning use of electronic cigarettes on planes. The lawsuit, filed by CEI and the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA), says the Department of Tran
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:23

[Russia] The Moscow Court dismisses Philip Morris Brands Sarl’s trademark case against Armenian Grand Tobacco

The Moscow City Arbitration Court has confirmed it’s rejected a bid by tobacco company Philip Morris Brands Sarl, a subsidiary of Philip Morris International, to sue the Armenian Grand Tobacco over “confusing similarity of packaging” between its product (am)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:18

Florida Jury Awards $1 Million To Widow In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

on April 6 awarded the widow of a man who developed lung cancer and coronary artery disease (CAD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes $1 million in compensatory damages (Steffany Sommers v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 13-2008-CA-001464-0000-01
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 10, 2017 21:53
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