Talk to a Vaping Lawsuit Attorney
E-cigarettes have risen in popularity lately as a healthier alternative to smoking. It is fairly common knowledge that smoking has an adverse impact on your health. Smoking e-cigarettes, or vaping, has become a popular alternative to help smokers quit, or for recreational alternatives to traditional smoking.
Why is there a Lawsuit for E-cigarettes?
It turns out that e-cigs and vapaing has its own set of negative side effects. These side effects can cause long-term health problems and can eventually lead to death.
How is vaping bad for you?
Presented as an alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, vaping and smoking e-cigarettes is supposed to provide the user with the enjoyment of smoking, along with the nicotine provided by traditional cigarettes, without the harmful effects of cigarette smoke.
However, e-cigarettes have been found to cause 2 main problems when replacing smoking. The first one is that some vaping instruments deliver excessive amounts of nicotine to individuals. In fact, the nicotene levels are so high, they are considered to be cytotoxic. They are actually harmful to living cells.
The other way that e-cigarettes are harmful to you is that they contain diacetyl. When found naturally, diaceytl is fairly harmless to the average person. However, when heated to the point where it turns into a vapor, as in an e-cig, it can be extremely toxic. When exposed to its vapors, it can cause an individual to develop what is normally called popcorn lung.
What is Popcorn Lung?
Popcorn lung is where you sustain damage you the small airways in your lungs. This makes it difficult to breath. You may have popcorn lung is you vape and experience excessive coughing sessions. If you do not seek medical treatment, this condition can lead to your entire respiratory system collapsing, causing death.
Another added side effect of vaping or smoking e-cigs is lung inflammation. While many e-cigs or vaping products don't contain diacetyl, they do contain other chemicals responsive for inflammation of the tissue in your lungs. These chemicals can be aldehydes or propylene glycol.
How Much Money Can I Get from Filing an E-cigarette Lawsuit?
It's hard to tell you exactly how much money you can get from filing a vaping lawsuit without conducting a full investigation of your case. What we can do now is help you understand how vaping complications can impact your life and how this plays a role in any recoverable damages you might receive.
Possible Vaping Complications
There are a wide variety of documented complications related to vaping and smoking e-cigarettes. The nature and severity of your complications and how they affect your everyday life are key factors in determining the value of your case. Some of the most common complications include:
- Chest Pain
- Increased Blood Pressure
- Increased heart rate
- Increased airway resistance
- Difficulty Breathing
When we discuss your case with you, we ask questions about your symptoms and how they affected your life. We talk about how they continue to affect your life and the pain and suffering you have endured.
Recoverable Damages in a Vaping Lawsuit
If we win a verdict in court or negotiate an out-of-court settlement in your hernia mesh lawsuit, you will be eligible to collect compensation representing the damages you suffered. We will need to prove your damages and make a strong case for a payout that covers them. While the exact damages vary depending on the facts of your case, they may include:
- Medical Care Coverage
- Inpatient care
- Follow-up care
- Physical therapy
- Prescription medications
- Other treatment-related expenses
Other Economic Losses
- Lost wages
- Diminished earning capacity
- Out-of-pocket expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
As you can imagine, the payout in this type of case varies depending on your damages. If you've experienced harmful side effects from vaping or smoking e-cigarettes, we want to hear from you. We want to help you explore your options for recovery.
Let Us Review Your Case for Free
If you suffered complications from vaping, the team from The Law Offices of Betz and Baril can take legal action on your behalf. We pursue compensation for you, building a strong case on your behalf.
Our team conducts a full investigation to learn the facts of your case. As a part of this investigation, we identify and collect:
- Medical bills
- Tax forms and wage statements
- Any proof of your pain and suffering
- Other documentation of your losses and expenses
Talk to a Vaping Lawsuit Attorney
If you or a loved one suffered complications afterr vaping or smoking e-cigarettes , the team from the Law Offices of Betz and Baril is here to help. We offer free case reviews and can help you understand your legal options.
We handle all e-cigarette cases on a contingency fee basis, so you won't owe us anything unless we recover compensation for you.
Call us today at 865-888-8888 for your free consultation with a knowledgeable member of our team.