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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask Fla. Justices To Weigh In On Atty Fee Row

Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC asked the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday to reverse the award of attorneys' fees and costs for a smoker who won a $35 million jury award, arguing that the lower courts of appeal are divided on whether or no
Law360
added Jun 23, 2017 02:14
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Fees Denied To Firm in Lobby Suit

Lobbyists who sued the Obama administration over its ban on lobbyists serving on federal agency advisory committees are not entitled to legal fees...wanted to serve on Industry Trade Advisory Committees managed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the
National Law Journal
added Sep 21, 2015 14:30
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Must Pay Fees In $10.5M Case, Fla. Court Says ($$)

Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal said John McCoy, whose wife Glodine McCoy died of smoking-related lung cancer, is entitled to an award of attorneys’ fees because his service by mail of a settlement offer to Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 05:14
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[Florida] ARCHIVE: Miami Atty Wants Cut Of $218M Big Tobacco Fees, Suit Says ($$)

Former associate John Hoag claims he was induced into signing an agreement in October 1999 with Stanley M. Rosenblatt PA -- the small firm that launched massive anti-tobacco class actions -- that promised him a $100,000 bonus to...
Law360
added Oct 7, 2014 16:31
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Tobacco Companies Petition Florida High Court Over Attorney Fees Decisions ($$)

Two tobacco companies that were ordered to pay $32 million in damages following an Engle progeny suit petitioned the Florida Supreme Court on June 21 over a lower court ruling that they had to pay the plaintiffs’ attorney fees because the lower court’s de
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 14, 2017 23:42
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Wins Atty Fee Row With Engle Plaintiff ($$)

In a split decision, a Florida appeals court ruled Monday in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. that an agreement to pay $965,000 in attorney's fees to the daughter of a deceased smoker in an Engle progeny case was invalidated when the court had ordered a
Law360
added Mar 22, 2016 20:59
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[Florida] Attorney Chestnut found in contempt

A Florida judge has found attorney Christopher Chestnut in contempt of court for failing to supply information that would help pay another law firm a cut from a $23 billion verdict against a tobacco company back in 2014. Martin County court documents sh
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Jan 25, 2018 04:44
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[Canada] Conflict of interest probe into ex-Alberta premier Alison Redford lacked important evidence: report

A former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked important evidence in his conflict of interest investigation into how Alison Redford awarded the province’s lawsuit against big tobacco companies, a new report has found.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:40
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. DIANNE WEBB, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JAMES CAYCE HORNER: Opinion filed March 21, 2016.

the trial court erred in ruling that Appellee was entitled to attorney’s fees under the Agreement. Accordingly, the Final Judgment for Resolution Funds is REVERSED. WINOKUR, J., CONCURS; SWANSON, J., DISSENTS WITH OPINION. SWANSON, J., dissentin
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 22, 2016 21:04
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[Uruguay] Growth in Global Disputes Brings Big Paychecks for Law Firms

Some countries, however, are beginning to dig in against arbitration claims, not only because of the staggering dollar amounts, but also because they can disrupt national decision-making. Uruguay and Philip Morris International, for example, are wrangling
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2013 19:36
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