The Juul e-cigarette has been causing quite a stir in the legal world. This article explores the different lawsuits involving Juul e-cigarettes, EVALI, and the Public Health Advocacy Institute. The following information is not intended to be legal advice. It is provided for educational purposes only. We do not recommend that you decide to take legal action against Juul or EVALI, however.
The Juul e-cigarettes lawsuit is still ongoing, with thousands of people claiming injuries and death from the vapor products. Juul has been under investigation by 39 Attorneys General, including Ken Paxton of Texas, for over a year. The company, which is a private company, has sought to settle the case without admitting any of the allegations against it. Juul, meanwhile, says it hopes the FDA’s ruling will strengthen its negotiating position.
The company, which recently purchased a 35 percent stake in Juul Labs, is being sued in multiple jurisdictions. Currently, the case involves personal injury cases, such as addiction and lung injuries. It also involves consumer class action suits, including cases against municipalities, school districts, counties, and investors. The first case is set for trial in February 2022. The verdict may help set a precedent for other Juul lawsuits in the future.
Since e-cigarettes have become a popular choice for smokers, several states have filed mass tort litigation against Juul Labs. Many school districts have also joined the lawsuits against the company. Juul sells e-cigarettes that are highly concentrated in nicotine and disguise it with a tasty flavor. Attorneys for many state attorneys general are preparing for a potential influx of Juul lawsuits.
While Juul has been on the market for a little over ten years, the products have already caused numerous lawsuits. Moreover, there is a possibility that they could negatively impact your body’s vital functions. These include your heart rate, blood pressure, and other systems. If you have been injured by a Juul product, Searcy Denney can help you seek compensation for your damages. If you have been injured by a Juul product, contact us today to discuss your legal options.
EVALI lawsuits are categorized by researchers as injuries related to the use of e-cigarettes. These lawsuits have been filed by individuals who have suffered from serious health effects caused by Juul use. While these lawsuits are not as common as traditional cases, they can help you receive the compensation you deserve. You can learn more about these lawsuits by reading the following information. EVALI lawsuits focus on vapor products and their manufacturers’ negligence.
As a result of the Juul Lawsuits EVALI, a group of 39 attorneys general has filed similar suits against Juul. The central claim of these lawsuits is that Juul knew that the pods contained high levels of nicotine. Similarly, nearly 2,000 other cases have been consolidated into a multi-district litigation (MDL) and overseen by a single federal judge.
Public Health Advocacy Institute lawsuits
The Northeastern Public Health Advocacy Institute has filed a class-action lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc., a popular vaping device that appeals to college students. The institute, a legal research center for public health law, aims to support and shape public policy through the use of the law. The plaintiffs allege that Juul Labs engaged in unfair and deceptive acts. If the plaintiffs’ claims are upheld, the court will likely order Juul to pay for the health care expenses associated with its products.
The Public Health Advocacy Institute is a nonprofit law center focused on public health and the law. The Institute is committed to research in public health law, policy development, and legal technical assistance, as well as collaborative work at the intersection of law and public health. The Institute was founded by University Distinguished Professor Richard Daynard and is led by Mark Gottlieb ’93. In addition to lawsuits, PHAI also supports public health research.
Damages sought by plaintiffs in Juul lawsuits
Plaintiffs in JUUL lawsuits claim that the company failed to provide consumers with sufficient information about the health risks associated with vaping. They claim that their product causes damage to the body and that Juul should be held liable. The lawsuits are filed against Juul, Pax Labs, Inc., Ploom, Inc., and Altria, which purportedly helped the company expand and become the dominant company in the e-cigarette market.
Plaintiffs in Juul lawsuits claim that Juul did not adequately warn consumers about the addictive nature of vaping products, including Juul. Juul falsely advertised in its labels and ads that the prefilled pods contained 5% nicotine. Because Juul did not warn consumers about the risk, they marketed the product as a safer alternative to combustible cigarettes. Plaintiffs in Juul lawsuits allege that the product caused serious physical and mental harm, and are seeking compensation from Juul and Altria.