New York Juul Vape Pens Lawyer
Vape pens – a type of e-cigarette – have grown in popularity in recent years, particularly among young adults. They’ve offered a devastating blow to cigarette makers and the cigarette market. They’re often seen as a safer, healthier alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. However, studies suggest that vaping can have serious health consequences. To date, vaping has caused at least 1,080 injuries and 18 deaths.
Juul vape pens are, by far, the most popular vaping product sold in the United States. It’s clear that Juul has targeted its marketing efforts to reach children and young adults. Why? To encourage young people to use their product and get addicted, thereby creating a customer for life. However, Juul never disclosed the health risks associated with using its vape pens or products. Instead, Juul advertised its vape pens as a safer alternative to cigarettes.
Now young people in New York City and across the country are seeing, first-hand, the consequences of using Juul vape pens. They’re struggling with painful, debilitating injuries that could affect them for the rest of their lives. More than a dozen have died. Families have begun to file personal injury lawsuits against Juul, demanding that the company be held accountable for the harm it’s caused.
Have you or a family member suffered an injury because of a Juul Vape Pen in New York City? If so, you need to fully understand your legal rights and options. You may have the right to file a lawsuit against Juul to recover compensation for your injuries and suffering. The Juul Vape Pen attorneys at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. can help.
Contact a New York personal injury lawyer at Mirman, Markovits & Landau to schedule a free, no-obligation case assessment with our skilled legal team. We’ll review your case and answer any questions you may have. We’re always available to take your call – day or night – 365 days a year.
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How Will a Juul Vape Pen Lawyer Help Me?
If you’re considering filing a Juul Vape Pen lawsuit, you’ll want some help. Juul is a large corporation with deep pockets. They’ll be prepared for a fight. Hiring an experienced NYC personal injury lawyer to handle your case can take away any advantage they might have. When you turn to Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. for help, you can level the playing field and put yourself in the best position to get the money you need and deserve.
You shouldn’t hesitate to contact Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. if you’ve suffered a Juul Vape Pen injury. Here’s why:
- Juul will not make it easy for you to recover compensation. They’ll fight you every step of the way. We’ll stand up for you and demand the money you deserve.
- It’s hard to know what your case is worth, and you don’t want to let Juul decide. Our lawyers can work with leading injury experts to make sure that your case is valued properly.
- Other parties might be liable for your injuries. We’ll carefully investigate your injuries and work hard to identify anyone who is responsible for causing you harm. Naming multiple defendants can help you recover maximum compensation.
We’ll take an aggressive approach to your case and work tirelessly to hold Juul accountable for the harm it’s caused you and your family. Our tenacity pays off – we’ve successfully recovered more than $1 Billion in settlements and verdicts for our injured clients. If you’ve suffered an injury because of a dangerous vape pen, we’re here to help you, too. All you have to do is reach out and give us a call. It’s that easy.
What is Vaping?
Vaping has largely replaced tradtionally cigarettes. This is thanks, in large part, to claims that vaping is safer and less addictive than smoking. In fact, many former smokers have turned to vaping products and electronic cigarettes for help ditching their smoking habit.
What exactly is vaping, though? Vaping is defined as “the act of inhaling and exhaling the aerosol, often referred to as vapor, which is produced by an e-cigarette or similar device.”Many believe that when you vape you’re simply inhaling water vapor. Even though the byproduct of an e-cigarette is called vapor, it’s not water vapor. It’s aerosol. Aerosol contains a lot of chemicals and fine particles, many of which are extremely toxic to the body.
Studies Show Juul Vape Pens Are Addictive
Years ago, cigarette manufacturers had a stronghold on the youth market. Those companies were accused of intentionally targeting its ads toward kids. Now vaping companies are reportedly doing the same thing. Juul is accused of intentionally targeting its advertisements and marketing campaigns toward children, teens, and young adults.
Ads repeatedly showed young people using Juul products. In fact, the company even used social media to encourage young adults – including celebrities – to share photos of themselves using Juul vape pens. The company also developed flavored versions of its products – ranging from mango to mint to creme. By doing so, the company likely intended to get kids hooked on their addictive products.
Recent research has shown that vaping products are addictive. One study, published by the Stanford University School of Medicine, focused on a group of 12th-grade high school students and their vaping habits. A staggering 46 percent of the students admitted to vaping. Of those students, almost 16 percent said that they used Juul vape pens.
These students were asked a series of questions to determine if they were dependent on the vaping products. Despite denying addiction, their answers to research questions said otherwise.
Juul vape pens contain high levels of liquid nicotine. In fact, Juul pod contains as much nicotine as a pack of cigarettes. Even though Juul told kids that their vape pens were much safer and less addictive than cigarettes, that’s just not the case. Nicotine in any form can be addictive. Unfortunately, the risk of addiction increases significantly when introduced at a young age.
What Injuries Are Associated With Juul Vape Pens?
Juul told kids that it would be safe to use their vape pens. However, science indicates that vaping is associated with a lot of different side effects and health issues, including:
- Addiction to nicotine
- Lung injuries
- Popcorn lung
- Heart disease
- Brain injury, and
Vape pens have also been known to explode, which can result in serious chemical burns or flame burns. To date, at least 18 people across 15 states have died because of vaping-related injuries. If you or a loved one has suffered an adverse health event because of a Juul vape pen, it’s important to seek help. Do not hesitate to contact the experienced NYC personal injury lawyers at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. today.
What Damages Are Available to Juul Vape Pen Injury Victims in NYC?
When a company sells a product in New York, it has a legal obligation to make sure that it’s safe. So, when Juul decided to market its vape pens to teens in New York City, consumers believed that what they were buying would be safe to use.
Unfortunately, Juul didn’t disclose the risk to public health or provide warnings to its young customers. Instead, it claimed their vape pens were safe and pushed them on unassuming young adults. As a result, young people in NYC were robbed of the opportunity to make informed decisions about their health. Now they’re suffering the consequences.
When you suffer an injury because of a dangerous or defective product, you can assert certain protections under New York’s product liability laws. Specifically, you can file a product liability lawsuit against the company that designed, manufactured, and/or sold the product. When you file a lawsuit, you can seek monetary damages to compensate for:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and wages
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress, and more.
Don’t underestimate the value of your Juul vape pen case. At Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C., we’ve been working hard for more than 40 years to forge relationships with some of the best experts in NYC. With their help, we can better understand your injuries, how they might affect your life, and what your case is worth. We can approach Juul labs armed with expert-backed evidence and fight to secure a favorable settlement on your behalf.
Call Us For Help Today
You’ve been injured because Juul wasn’t honest about their vape pens. They didn’t tell you the whole truth. Don’t let them off the hook without paying the money you deserve. The Juul vape pen injury lawyers at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. have more than 200 combined years of experience handling complex personal injury cases. Let our experience and track record of success go to work for you.
We offer a free consultation, and you have a limited amount of time to act, so don’t hesitate to call our NYC law firm for help today. We represent clients across New York, including the Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, and Westchester.