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[Florida] Prominent Tobacco Attorney Philip Gerson Fights Discipline Case

Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19

[Illinois] BROWN: Fast Eddie’s big secret still safe with him

information Vrdolyak made cash payments exceeding $1 million to unnamed “individuals and entities” in connection with his own unexplained payday in the state’s $9.3 billion tobacco lawsuit settlement. The implication was clear that authorities believe th
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2017 15:29

California Federal Judge Awards $2.1M In Attorney Fees To Tobacco Company ($$)

awarded a tobacco company $2.1 million in attorney fees in a suit brought by a tobacco company that alleged that another tobacco company violated the terms of a contract (Trendsettah USA Inc., et al. v. Swisher International Inc., No. 8:14-cv-01664, C.D.
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 14, 2017 15:23

[Florida] Judge Axes Boies Atty Sanctions Over Long Depostion ($$)

A Florida state judge nixed sanctions imposed against a Boies Schiller partner representing Philip Morris USA Inc. in a tobacco liability lawsuit who had argued that he wasn’t even present when the judge decided that sanctions were warranted.
added Nov 17, 2016 23:02

[Illinois] Chicago's 'Fast Eddie' charged; case tied to tobacco deal

A former Chicago alderman nicknamed "Fast Eddie" for his adeptness at backroom dealing was offered tens of millions of dollars in legal fees stemming from a $9 billion tobacco settlement with Illinois even though he did no legal work on the landmark civi
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2016 18:21

[Canada] 'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again

The allegations relate to a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contract Redford personally awarded to a legal consortium, with which she shared close personal and political ties.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:44

[Illinois] Lawyer charged with failing to pay nearly $800,000 in income taxes

A Chicago attorney has been charged with failing to pay nearly $800,000 in federal income taxes over two decades, including for income he received in connection with the state of Illinois' lawsuit against tobacco companies. Daniel Soso, 63, was charged
Chicago Tribune
added May 28, 2015 16:18

[Canada] Redford under fire in tobacco lawsuit case

Premier Alison Redford has been under fire in recent weeks over an alleged patronage scandal involving her ex-husband’s law firm, and has faced a barrage of calls for her resignation, and to be cited for contempt.
Vauxhall (AB) Advance (ca)
added Dec 7, 2012 16:37

[Canada] Speaker rules Redford did not mislead house over tobacco lawsuit

Speaker Gene Zwozdesky ruled on the point of privilege shortly after 3 p.m. Monday that the Wildrose did not have proof the premier misled the legislature last week.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 3, 2012 19:54

[Canada] Wildrose leader says Redford misled Albertans about tobacco lawsuit contract

Premier Alison Redford vehemently rejected accusations she misled Albertans about her role in the provincial tobacco file Thursday as opposition parties fought to have her found in contempt of the legislature and called for her to step aside for an ethics
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Nov 30, 2012 11:59
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