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NY Gov. Calls on Legislative Vape Ban

October 18, 2019

After executive orders, banning the sale of flavored vapes have come under attack in the courts, Gov. Cuomo says that a successful ban on vape products will have to come from a legislative effort. During a conference of Northeastern state leaders, Cuomo said that many…

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Juul Sued For Wrongful Death of Teen

October 17, 2019

This Tuesday, the popular e-cigarette company, Juul was hit with the industry’s first-ever wrongful death lawsuit. The family of an 18-year-old who died, claims his use of Juul products killed him in his sleep this past August. The victim’s family says that Juul Labs took…

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$8B Verdict In J&J Risperdal Case

October 16, 2019

Johnson and Johnson have lost another lawsuit. A Philadelphia jury has found that the company ignored the risks that their drug, Risperdal posed. Risperdal is a popular antipsychotic, manufactured by J&J. According to the suit, one of the side effects of the drug is that…

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Recall on over 250,000 BMW Vehicles

October 15, 2019

The automaker, BMW is issuing a recall on recent models because the rear display camera can be turned off when the car is reversing. Once changed, it will retain this setting the next time the car is driven. Because of this, the National Highway Traffic…

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Construction Worker Killed in 1604 Hit & Run

October 11, 2019

Last month, a 29-year-old construction worker was killed after being struck by a car. She was hit while working on the construction zone along 1604. The driver fled the scene, according to a KSAT report. The victim, Tracie Sheppard, was pinned between two cars and…

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$30M won in Worker’s Wrongful Death Suit

October 10, 2019

On Tuesday, an Appeal panel in California upheld the $30 million verdict awarded to the family of a construction worker killed in a work accident. According to the suit, a man was killed when he was dragged into a rock-crusher machine. General Equipment & Supplies…

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Man Awarded $8.2M After Being Struck By Teen Driver

October 9, 2019

Back in 2014, Charles Jacobus was walking across the street to catch his bus. Unfortunately, he didn’t catch it. He was instead, hit by a teen driving an SUV. The teen that hit him got her driver’s license just one day prior to the accident….

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Woman Injured in Trucking Crash Awarded $7.3M

October 8, 2019

After years of fighting, a woman who suffered severe injuries due to a collision with a big box truck is finally getting the money owed to her. Ms. Chung Wu Hsu was driving in the city 1998 Lexus ES300 when the big-box truck hit the…

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FTC Demands Ad Data From Vaping Cos.

October 7, 2019

Six different vape manufacturers have till January 2nd to hand over the data they have on their marketing, sales, and promotional events. The Federal Trade Commission announced on Thursday that they are requiring these six companies to hand over data for the past four years,…

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Another State Bans Vape Products

October 3, 2019

After the massive reports of deaths and injuries due to vaping, state governments have been leading the charge of getting these dangerous products off store shelves. New York, Massachusettes, California, Rhode Island, and Michigan have all issued executive orders to stop the sale of flavored…

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