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[Florida] Connecticut Top Court: Longshore Ruling Precludes Employer’s Asbestos Defense ($$)

precludes the employer from relitigating the issue, the Connecticut Supreme Court held...Welch testified that while tobacco use contributed to the decedent’s lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 18:36
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WHO: 9.6 million cancer deaths, 18 million new cases this year

"However, given that the tobacco epidemic is at different stages in different regions and in men and women, the results highlight the need to continue to put in place targeted and effective tobacco control policies in every country of the world."
UPI
added Sep 14, 2018 17:06
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Rare Asbestos-Tobacco Trial Opens In Massachusetts ($$)

A Boston jury on Sept. 7 heard opening arguments in a rare lung cancer trial involving tobacco and asbestos defendants (Louis Summerlin, et al. v. Philip Morris, USA, et al., No. 1581CV05255, Mass. Super., Suffolk Co.). VIDEO OF THE TRIAL AVAILABLE
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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[UK] Cancers 'rising around the world'

"In the UK smoking among women became more prolific later than it did for men, so it's not surprising that we're seeing increasing lung cancer rates now. "Similarly, cigarettes are now increasingly popular among women in low and middle income countries
BBC Online
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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[Massachusetts] Heavy Smoking And Asbestos Brake Dust Blamed For Man’s Death At Lung Cancer Trial

- A Massachusetts state court jury heard opening statements on Friday in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a mechanic who died of lung cancer allegedly caused by years of heavy smoking and exposure to asbestos-containing brake dust.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:53
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Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Lung cancer - mainly caused by smoking - is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide... IARC’s report said prevention efforts - such as stop-smoking campaigns, screenings, and human papillomavirus vaccinations - may have helped reduce incidence rates
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2018 17:05
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[Florida] Jury Awards $250K to Deceased Smoker's Family in Non-Economic Damages Retrial Against Philip Morris

non-economic damages to the family of a Florida mortician whose 1995 lung cancer death was previously tied to years of smoking Philip Morris cigarettes. Danielson v. Philip Morris, 2007-CA002737.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 11, 2018 16:18
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[Massachusetts] Cigarettes And Asbestos Gave Man Fatal Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A combination of smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris and exposure to an auto parts company's asbestos-laden brakes caused a man's fatal lung cancer, counsel for the man's widow told a Boston jury during Friday opening statements.
Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 20:13
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[Georgia] WALLACE: Teacher responds poorly to late student

You keep harping about the evils of smoking...Isn’t it a fact that a person who has never smoked even one cigarette and never breathed one puff of secondhand smoke could still die from lung cancer?...Yes, it is true that it’s possible for a person who has
Brunswick (GA) News (goldenisles.news)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[Massachusetts] Cigarettes And Asbestos Gave Man Fatal Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A combination of smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris and exposure to an auto parts company's asbestos-laden brakes caused a man's fatal lung cancer, counsel for the man's widow told a Boston jury during Friday opening statements. A
Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 19:01
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