Vape Nicotine Poisoning, Vaping Nicotine Overdose, and Vape Death Health Risks: Parents of Vaping Teens and People Using Vaping Products Should Be Aware of Vape Health Risks Related to JUUL Vaping Products and Other Vaping Products by Texas Vape Death Lawyer and Texas Vaping Nicotine Overdose Lawyer Jason S. Coomer
Recent scientific studies have shown that several JUUL vaping devices cause large amounts of nicotine to be delivered into users. These high concentrations of nicotine can cause nicotine poisoning resulting in severe health problems and even death. The CDC says that 50 to 60 milligrams of nicotine is a deadly dose for an adult that weighs about 150 pounds. Lethal doses for teenagers and children may be much lower in that they typically weigh less and may be more sensative to nicotine. This health danger contradicts JUUL’s marketing as a safe alternative to cigarettes. As such, JUUL Vape Death Lawyers are reviewing Vape Death Cases, Vape Nicotine Overdose Cases, and other vaping catastrophic injury cases. If you have lost a loved one from nicotene poisoning or a nicotine overdose, please feel free to send an e-mail message to Texas Vape Death Lawyer Jason Coomer or use our online form for a free case evaluation.
Families Who Lose a Teenager or other Young Person From a Vaping Nicotine Overdose May Have a Vape Lawsuit
JUUL has successfully targeted the marketing of their vaping products to teenagers and other young people. Further, now a large percentage of teenagers vape. When these young people vape, they receive a large dose of nicotine. Some of these young people have little or no tolerance for nicotine. As such, some of these young people will suffer catastrophic injuries or even death.
Families who lose a young person or other family member to a vaping death may have a case. JUUL Vaping Death Lawsuits include wrongful death claims by parents, spouses, and children. JUUL Vape Death Lawyers currently are reviewing these lawsuits..
Vaping Death Lawsuits and Vaping Injury Lawsuits
Vaping Death Lawsuits require a copy of a death certificate and proof of the use of vaping products. Additionally, Vaping Catastrophic Injury Lawsuits require medical reports linking specific injuries to vaping or nicotine poisoning.
JUUL Vaping Products Deliver High Doses of Nicotine
Medical professionals and scientific studies verify that JUUL vaping products deliver high concentrations of nicotine. In fact, JUUL vaping devices deliver higher concentrations than most other vaping devices on the market. Further, the liquid in JUUL is 5% nicotine by volume, which is more than twice the concentration of nicotine in similar devices. The increased dose of nicotine increases the risk of addiction and other health problems.
Nicotine Poisoning and Nicotine Overdose Symptoms
Nicotine poisoning in humans typically causes two phases of symptoms. The stimulatory effects of nicotine causes the initial symptoms including nausea and vomiting, excessive salivation, abdominal pain, pallor, sweating, hypertension, tachycardia, ataxia, tremors, headaches, dizziness, muscle fasciculations, and seizures. After the initial stimulatory phase, nicotine poisoning causes depressor effects including symptoms of hypotension and bradycardia, central nervous system depression, coma, muscular weakness and/or paralysis, with difficulty breathing or respiratory failure.
The Rise in the Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Products Has Caused an Increase in Nicotine Poisoning and Nicotine Overdoses Especially in Teenagers and Young Children
The recent rise in the use of electronic cigarettes, many forms of which are designed to be refilled with nicotine-containing "e-liquid" supplied in small plastic bottles, has renewed interest in nicotine overdoses, especially in the possibility of young children ingesting the liquids
Treatment for Nicotine Poisoning and Nicotine Overdoses
Some health care providers treat nicotine poisoning and nicotine overdoses with activated charcoal to try to reduce gastrointestinal absorption. Health care providers also use Benzodiazepine "Benzos" to control seizures caused by nicotine poisoning. Still other health care providers use use of intravenous fluids for hypotension caused by a nicotine overdose and encourage the person to drink water. Further, if a nicotine overdose causes bradycardia, a health care provide may administration of atropine. If a nicotine overdose causes respiratory failure, the overdosed individual may require respiratory support with rapid sequence induction and mechanical ventilation.
Prognosis for Nicotine Poisoning and Nicotine Overdoses
The prognosis for a person suffering from nicotine poisoning is typically good when medical care is provided and they survive the first four hours. However, severe nicotine overdoses can cause prolonged seizures or respiratory failure as well as ongoing impairments secondary to the hypoxia.
Texas Vape Death Lawyer Works With Vape Death Lawyers Throughout the United States on Nicotine Poisoning Death Cases and Nicotine Overdose Cases Caused by Vaping Products
If you have lost a loved one from vaping, nicotine poisoning, or a nicotine overdose, please feel free to contact Texas Vape Death Lawyer, Texas Nicotine Overdose Lawyer, and Texas Nicotine Poisoning Lawyer Jason Coomer a Texas lawyer, or use our online submission form.
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