Health hazards of e-cigarettes are still unknown. Throughout the country, young people are vaping at an alarming rate and potential dangers of severe respiratory issues such as popcorn lung and wet lung are ignored. CNN recently reported on a teenager who developed hypersensitivity pneumonitis or “wet lung” after just three weeks of vaping and had to be placed on a mechanical ventilator. Firm founder Greg Bentley, CAOC Past President, is at the forefront in litigating against the industry and continues to fight for stronger regulations to ensure the testing of these products and unlawful targeting of minors. This story should be a warning to all e-cig users and parents. For the full story click HERE.Read More
Several news outlets have reported on a TV Producer in Florida who died after being hit with shrapnel and severely burned when his vape pen (also known as an ecig) exploded. The explosion also caused a massive fire in his home. “This is a horribly tragic story but something that could be prevented,” said Greg Bentley, CAOC Past President. “I’ve sat with dozens of people who have suffered severe burns to their faces, legs, arms, shoulders and some who have lost teeth, gum tissue, and even eyes and yet this industry remains unregulated!” Change needs to happen. Here is a story of how this product took a man’s life and left his wife a widow – For more on the story click HERERead More
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On April 19th, founding partner Greg Bentley was interviewed by CBS13 Sacramento to discuss the wrongful death case Pimental et al. v City of Stockton. The story reveals the San Joaquin County Sheriff Department’s interference in an autopsy involving a City of Stockton police officer-involved death of Abelino Cordova-Cuevas. For more on the story click HERERead More