JUUL® E-Cigarette Injury
The FDA has warned that JUUL® wrongfully promoted their e-cigarettes as the “healthy smoking option” and as “safe” without disclosing the risks and dangers of product use to the public. As a result, individuals are fighting addiction and being hospitalized, many of which are minors. Every day, more and more vaping injuries are coming to light, and we are working to hold JUUL® accountable.
If you or a loved one have used a JUUL® e-cigarette and developed a life-threatening health issue, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact Rainwater, Holt & Sexton for a case evaluation – free of charge.
The Appeal of JUUL® E-Cigarettes
JUUL® e-cigarettes, also known as vapes, are designed to mimic the cigarette experience and are marketed as an alternative smoking method to help tobacco smokers quit traditional manners. Users are unaware that JUUL®’s still contain nicotine and that nicotine-bloodstream levels are expected to be higher with vape use – each pod equating to a pack of 20 cigarettes.
Users are misguided not only by messaging, but through a different smoking experience. The JUUL® pods plug into the top of the reusable and rechargeable JUUL® e-cigarette device, and can be easily swapped out. The JUUL® devices vaporize a liquid nicotine through a battery powered heating element, delivering nicotine in a non-combustible manner without smoke, ash, odor and a lit flame. JUUL® sells their nicotine liquid in JUUL® Pods which are offered in a variety of different flavors such as grape, strawberry milk, cappuccino and mint.
Sales of JUUL® products encompass nearly 70% of the e-cigarette market, gaining popularity among minors and young adults. E-cigarette use is now an epidemic, and JUUL® products have the potential to do significant harm to your health without your knowledge.
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Health Issues Associated with JUUL® Vaping
Many people have been hospitalized due to e-cigarette related illnesses, and some people have passed away from vape usage. E-cigarettes contain propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin, acetaldehyde, acrolein, formaldehyde, among other toxic ingredients.
E-cigarettes can cause:
- Cardiovascular (heart) illnesses
- Respiratory (lung) illnesses like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma and lung cancer
- Decreased immune response
- Seizures or convulsions
- Heart attacks or strokes
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Feduced reproductive health
- Wrongful death
- Fany other injuries
Allegations Against JUUL®
Hundreds of people are taking legal action against JUUL®, claiming that JUUL® knew about the health risks associated with their product and chose to withhold that crucial information from the public. Additional allegations include their unjust promotion of the product to a younger audience, misleading minors and prioritizing their profit while compromising user safety and health.
We are currently reviewing potential lawsuits for clients across the country who are fighting addition and other serious health problems as a result of using JUUL® e-cigarettes.
See If You Qualify For Compensation
If you or a loved one experience health complications from vaping a JUUL® product, contact the attorneys at Rainwater, Holt & Sexton to see if you qualify for compensation. There are strict deadlines to file an injury claim, so don’t wait to get the help you need.
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