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Vitamin E Acetate Linked to Vaping-Related Lung Injury and Deaths

November 8, 2019   |  
Is vitamin E acetate responsible for the recent epidemic of e-cigarette and vaping product associated lung injury (EVALI)? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports it has reached a “breakthrough” in its investigation into the cause of a string of recent illnesses and deaths associated with e-cigarette use....
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Does Vaping Cause Cancer?

November 8, 2019   |  
Heads up, vapers… Recent research suggests that e-cigarettes can potentially cause cancer, among other serious health problems. For more information on the cancer risk potentially associated with JUUL and other e-cigarettes, please visit our JUUL and e-cigarette health risks and lawsuits FAQ page. Potentially Cancer-Causing Chemicals in JUULs and other...
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Are JUUL Pods Contaminated? Lawsuit Makes Explosive Claim

November 3, 2019   |  
JUUL faces yet more legal scrutiny after a former executive alleged in a new lawsuit that at least one million JUUL menthol flavor pods were contaminated and the company “refused to recall those contaminated pods or even issue a product health and safety warning.” Alleged JUUL Contamination Filed in US...
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Can I sue JUUL?

October 28, 2019   |  
Recently, an environmental group sued e-cigarette maker JUUL and reached a settlement that will restrict the company’s marketing practices in several ways. The legal action comes as JUUL faces increasing scrutiny for an outbreak of lung disease cases and deaths associated with e-cigarette products. Can I sue JUUL? If you’ve...
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North Carolina Files Lawsuit Against JUUL and Other e-Cigarette Companies

October 24, 2019   |  
North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against JUUL, alleging that the e-cigarette company intentionally marketed its products to minors and downplayed potential health risks. The lawsuit, filed in May 2019, also alleges that JUUL used lax verification methods in selling its vaping products online. North Carolina State Attorney General Josh...
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11th-Hour Opioid Lawsuit Settlement Averts Ohio Trial

October 21, 2019   |  
Four major opioid manufacturers have agreed to settle an opioid lawsuit brought by Ohio counties in a deal worth $260 million. First reported by the Wall Street Journal, the settlement averts a jury trial that was scheduled to begin today. Defendants in the lawsuit, McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen, and Cardinal Health...
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Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Recall

October 20, 2019   |  
Johnson & Johnson has issued the first-ever recall of its popular baby powder after the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) discovered evidence of asbestos contamination. For years, Johnson & Johnson has denied allegations that its talc-based baby powder was contaminated with the potentially cancer-causing substance. In recent years, Johnson &...
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Chemical Pneumonia From Vaping

October 17, 2019   |  
As the EVALI outbreak continues across the United States (e-cigarette and vaping product use associated lung injury), many e-cigarette users have developed chemical pneumonia. What is chemical pneumonia? Chemical pneumonia is a dangerous form of pneumonia that can develop after inhaling chemicals that can inflame the lungs. Many chemicals can...
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EVALI – E-Cigarette & Vaping Product Use Associated Lung Injury

October 16, 2019   |  
What is EVALI? Following hundreds of reported cases and multiple deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has formally named the mysterious illness associated with JUUL and other e-cigarette use (otherwise known as “vaping”). The e-cigarette-related lung illness has been named EVALI, which stands for “e-cigarette or vaping...
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Durham Moped Accident Leaves One Dead After SUV Allegedly Runs Stop Sign

October 7, 2019   |  
WRAL reports that a Durham moped driver was killed in an accident early Monday. The moped crash, which reportedly occurred near the intersection of North Guthrie Ave. and Juniper Street in Durham, was allegedly due to another driver's negligence. Police say the driver of a black SUV failed to yield...
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