New Mexico Tobacco Litigation

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For years, smokers and their families have been filing lawsuits against tobacco companies for producing addictive products and concealing hazards from the public. Generally, tobacco lawsuits are pursued as negligence and products liability claims. If an individual plaintiff can prove that they have suffered nicotine addiction, which has led to a smoking-related illness or disease, he or she may be able to file a lawsuit against the responsible tobacco company.
Have you or your loved one been addicted to nicotine in cigarettes and suffered a smoking-related illness? If so, we urge you to call our New Mexico tobacco litigation team at Bruster PLLC today. If we don’t recover compensation for you, you don’t pay a penny.

Common Smoking-Related Illnesses and Diseases

According to the American Lung Association, smoking cigarettes can lead an individual to develop and suffer from a wide range of illnesses and diseases, including:

Lung cancer
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Heart disease
Stroke
Asthma
Reproductive effects in women
Premature / Low birth-weight babies
Diabetes
Blindness, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration
Other types of cancer (Colon, Cervix, Liver, Stomach and Pancreatic Cancer)

Common Reasons for Recent Tobacco-Related Lawsuits

Drugwatch.com reports that while many of the first tobacco lawsuits, which emerged around the late 1950s, were unsuccessful, many lawsuits that have emerged since 1994 have found much success. Jury verdicts in Florida and Massachusetts in individual tobacco cases have resulted in dozens of multi-million dollar verdicts. Common causes of action asserted in these successful individual tobacco cases are:Fraudulent marketingDefective designMarketing to underage personsConspiring to conceal the health effects of smoking cigarettes

Have you Developed a Serious Smoking-Related Injury?

At Bruster PLLC, we have experience handling tobacco-related cases. For this reason, we are equipped with the knowledge and skills it takes to obtain successful results for you. When you entrust your case to our team, we will examine every detail associated with your condition, the products that may have caused you harm, and the various legal strategies that can help you pursue monetary compensation in the shortest amount of time possible.
To discuss your condition with a New Mexico tobacco litigation lawyer, call Bruster PLLC today.