Headlines Tagged with Lung Cancer — 2,070 headlines found
Attorneys battled over whether tobacco industry deception or a smoker’s own decisions caused her fatal lung cancer, as trial over the woman's death opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris Tuesday. Varner v. R.J. Reynolds.
Jul 7, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2016 01:57
A Florida jury on Tuesday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. not liable in a $17 million trial over the lung cancer death of a longtime smoker, saying that while she was addicted, the addiction was not a legal cause of her...
Jun 21, 2016 Law360
added Jun 21, 2016 16:46
The jury ruled that Merle Zamboni’s husband, Robert Edward Hoover, was addicted to cigarettes, which was a legal cause of his fatal lung cancer, putting Hoover in the so-called Engle progeny of smokers. Hoover was 60 percent liable for his death, but Phi
Feb 27, 2015 Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 19:50
Kaiser told the jury that adenocarcinoma was one of two primary lung tumors responsible for Ellsworth's death. Dr. Robert Cerfolio, a renowned thoracic surgeon at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, testified both cancers combined to kill Ellsworth.
Sep 18, 2014 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:31
“Cigar smokers have higher levels of exposure to harmful constituents, including cotinine, NNAL, and toxic metals, than non-tobacco users,” Chen said. “Once differences are accounted for in frequency of use, the levels of NNAL, a strong carcinogen, are c
Nov 7, 2014 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:34
Boy! Talk about getting my dander up. The June 16 letter "Unfair taxation" really got to me. . . . . I am not willing to pay for your cancer research, when it is you who are choosing to cause yourself the cancer.
Jul 9, 2012 San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Jul 9, 2012 01:21
found R.J. Reynolds cigarettes caused the lung cancer that killed a Florida smoker, but cleared Reynolds of financial liability in the case. Mobley v. R.J. Reynolds...attributed 95% of responsibility for the fatal cancer to Mobley himself and awarded no
Mar 2, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $3 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny trial over a longtime smoker's lung cancer death, adding to a $6.1 million compensatory verdict awarded in the...
Sep 23, 2016 Law360
added Sep 24, 2016 15:06
The jury in Fort Lauderdale reached the decision after about a day of deliberations. Philip Morris was 25 percent responsible for Virginia Varner's death, and Varner herself bears the other 75 percent of the blame, jurors found.
Jul 19, 2016 Law360
added Jul 20, 2016 10:04
[Florida] Cause of Smoker's Death a Key Question in Trial Topping the Engle Progeny Review for the Week of March 9
Questions surrounding what killed Paul Pollari took center stage as the trial in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds opened Monday. Describing Pollari’s emergency trip to the hospital for a bleeding gastric ulcer just days before he
Mar 13, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 14, 2015 15:37