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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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[Florida] Fla. Firm Contests Method For $9M Sanctions In Engle Suits

The Wilner Firm PA, which was sanctioned last month along with Farah & Farah PA, said the sanctions order was issued without a prior order to show cause that would have given the firms an opportunity to object to the methodology used to calculate the sa
Law360
added Nov 17, 2017 23:06
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[Louisiana] Bernard v. Scott Litigation Group: ORDER AND REASONS (PDF)

IT IS ORDERED that the Defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings with respect to Plaintiff’s claim for breach of fiduciary duty is GRANTED. The Plaintiff’s claim for breach of fiduciary duty is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 3, 2017 03:37
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Denies Fees For Withdrawn Atty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

ruled that a Florida attorney could not collect fees for litigation work he did for Aldar Tobacco Group LLC because he voluntarily withdrew from the case before the case settled and Aldar recovered money.
Law360
added Aug 17, 2014 06:49
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Texas Lawyer Blog: Fee dispute between attorneys rises out of tobacco litigation ashes

Beaumont plaintiff’s lawyer Brent W. Coon and lawyers he hired to represent him in litigation against his former firm, Provost★Umphrey Law Firm, say they are trying to resolve a fee dispute.
Texas Lawyer
added Jan 17, 2013 14:31
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[Florida] Ex-Atty Charged In Fla. With Embezzling Bankruptcy Funds ($$)

Josiah Ewing Hutton Jr., 60, of Winter Haven, faces up to five...wrongdoing related to a client named Patricia Regan, who the documents said received the funds from a tobacco...
Law360
added Dec 20, 2016 17:19
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[New Hampshire] Outside counsel fees help push NH litigation tab over $2.3m

Another costly case has been called "the tobacco litigation," in which the state has been fighting for its share of a national settlement with major tobacco companies at a cost $71,725 for outside counsel in 2013. One of the highest profile cases of th
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jul 21, 2013 05:47
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THE FLORIDA BAR v. STEVEN KENT HUNTER and PHILLIP MAURICE GERSON: REPORT OF REFEREE (PDF)

the Referee respectfully recommends that Respondents be found guilty of violating Rule 4-1.7 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar and disciplined in the form of an admonishment. The Referee further recommends that pursuant to Rule 3-7.6(q) reasonable c
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 12, 2017 06:24
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[Florida] DUBINSKY vs. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: ORDER GRANTING PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.'S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER REQUIRING PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. TO PAY FEES AND EXPENSES

Plaintiff's Motion for a Protective Order to prevent any further deposition of Dr. Scheinbart is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART. Counsel for Philip Morris USA Inc. shall have one (1) additional hour of time for questioning Dr. Sc
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 17, 2016 23:19
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[Texas] Morales Wants State to Examine Sealed Tobacco Records

In a letter to current Attorney General Greg Abbott that was shared with The Texas Tribune, Morales said that documents sealed after his conviction and the settlement of the state's tobacco litigation might contain information that "may well entitle the
The Texas Tribune
added Sep 7, 2013 14:07
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