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PETROW: After a Cancer Diagnosis, Reversing Roles With My Mother

The doctor ordered a routine pre-op chest X-ray and found a mass that turned out to be lung cancer. “Did my smoking have anything to do with this?” Mom asked the handsome cancer surgeon, almost flirtatiously. “Yes,” he told her. “Then I’ll quit,” she said
New York Times Blogs
added May 26, 2016 14:17
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $11.5M Verdict In Nurse's Death

slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $6.5 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit brought by relatives of a chain-smoking registered nurse and addiction counselor who died of lung cancer, adding to the $5 million compensatory verdict it awarded the pla
Law360
added May 21, 2016 01:32
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[Florida] UPDATE: $11.5M Verdict Includes $6M in Punitives against RJR for Nurse's Cancer Death

Jurors imposed a $6.5 million punitive award against R.J. Reynolds for its part in the death of Dorothy McCabe, a former nurse and addiction counselor who smoked for more than 50 years. The verdict, when combined with the $5 million in compensatories the
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 21, 2016 01:16
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Told To Pay $5M For Addiction Counselor's Death ($$)

$5 million in compensatory damages to the five adult children of a chain-smoking registered nurse and addiction counselor who died of lung cancer and said R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. should pay punitive damages, but found the nurse was primarily responsible
Law360
added May 20, 2016 16:54
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[Florida] $18M Verdict Smacks R.J. Reynolds in Trial over Korean War Vet's Deadly Lung Cancer

“They desperately desired to get Joe Nally smoking as a teenager, and they succeeded,” Bigger said. “By the time he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps at 17 years old he was a regular daily smoker and well on his way to a lifetime of addiction for himsel
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 18, 2016 17:30
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJ Reynolds With $18M Verdict For Husband's Death ($$)

slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $12 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny lawsuit brought by the widow of a retired U.S. Air Force serviceman who died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, bringing the total verdict to...
Law360
added May 18, 2016 16:40
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $12M For Airman's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Attorney Brent R. Bigger of Bigger Law PA told jurors in Polk County, Florida, that Marlene Nally was left a widow late in life after many decades of marriage to Joseph Nally. "Those golden years, those are the years where you really need each other the
Law360
added May 17, 2016 16:32
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VIDEO: CVS Health Launches In-Store Fundraising Campaign in Support of American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Initiative to Increase Lung Cancer Awareness and Research

Celebrity LUNG FORCE partners Valerie Harper and Patti LaBelle urge customers to make a donation at CVS Pharmacy locations to fight the #1 cancer killer of women through June 11
PR Newswire
added May 16, 2016 17:39
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how the national lung cancer summit can shine a light on the cancer moonshot

Smoking causes at least 15 types of cancer and 87 percent of lung cancer deaths. As we wrote to Vice President Joe Biden, we cannot win the fight against cancer without winning the fight against tobacco. Key policies to further reduce cigarette smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 15, 2016 23:30
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $12M Engle Verdict, Faces Punitives ($$)

awarded $12 million in compensatory damages Wednesday to the widower of a woman who allegedly died of lung cancer after decades of smoking, also finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. owes punitive damages for its role in concealing the dangers of tobacco use.
Law360
added May 12, 2016 15:02
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