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[Canada] FOIP commissioner orders investigation of Alberta Justice

Privacy commissioner Jill Clayton has ordered an investigation into the way Alberta Justice handled FOIP requests about the government's tobacco industry lawsuit.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 28, 2016 12:35
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[Florida] HOWARD & ASSOCIATES and RICHARD A. DAYNARD vs. LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN: ORDER (PDF)

no opinion regarding the best forum to resolve the pending disputes among attorneys regarding the distribution of attorneys' fees in the Engle litigation. The Court merely concludes in this Order that Lieff Cabraser's removal of this action did not confor
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22
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[Canada] Review of ethics investigation into tobacco-litigation contract delayed

Alberta Justice has confirmed a review of a former ethics commissioner’s investigation into how the contract to litigate Alberta's $10-billion tobacco lawsuit was awarded will not be completed until the end of March. Alberta Justice has confirmed a revie
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 25, 2016 20:58
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Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

The lawyers who secured a $45 million settlement for Arkansas Marlboro Lights smokers worked more than 15,000 hours...asking the presiding judge...to decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 6, 2017 19:29
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Engle Fee Fight Returned To State Court ($$)

judge on Monday remanded back to state court Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s fee dispute with other plaintiffs firms over a $100 million deal to end hundreds of Engle progeny cases, saying the lawsuit’s relationship to the settlement isn’t strong
Law360
added Sep 27, 2016 17:59
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[Illinois] Chicago Indictment Cites Payments from Tobacco Settlement

tribulations of another big name in Chicago's seamy politics have pulled Hagens Berman back into the spotlight—only this time the firm is on the defensive. The politician in question is Edward Vrdolyak, an influential (and controversial) former Chicago al
Litigation Daily
added Jun 8, 2015 00:30
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2 prominent lawyers ensnared by Florida's 'hot potato doctrine' are suspended for conflicts

The court said in the 2014 case that a lawyer who faces a conflict between two current clients can’t avoid current-client conflict rules by dropping one client “like a hot potato.” Before that decision, lawyers who dropped current clients because of conf
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added May 3, 2018 16:44
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Florida Supreme Court Suspends 2 Miami Attorneys, Citing Conflicts in Tobacco Litigation

The Florida Supreme Court disagreed with a court-appointed referee’s recommendation to admonish prominent attorney Philip M. Gerson and co-counsel Steven K. Hunter, instead imposed a harsher punishment, suspending both Miami attorneys for 30 days.
Law.com
added Apr 30, 2018 21:39
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Florida Appeals Panel Orders Tobacco Companies To Pay Attorney Fees ($$)

reversed a trial court’s order that denied an Engle progeny plaintiff’s motion for attorney fees because the plaintiff was entitled to the fees under Florida law governing attorney fees (John McCoy v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2017 23:24
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[Florida] Firms Deserve $9M Fine For ‘Baseless’ Engle Suits: Report ($$)

A special master on Friday told a Florida federal court that it shouldn’t change a $9.1 million sanctions order against two law firms for filing and maintaining "baseless" tobacco lawsuits, saying the sanctions would compensate the public for the cost of
Law360
added Jan 18, 2018 07:09
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