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[Texas] Herman: Legal fight over the remains of Texan famous for legal fights

As a top-drawer lawyer, he won billions for his clients, including the state of Texas as one of its attorneys in the tobacco industry lawsuit that produced a $17.3 billion settlement for the state. In reporting his death, Texas Lawyer said O’Quinn earned
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Nov 14, 2016 00:00
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[California] Judge Blasts Atty Fee Request In $2M Hookah TM Fight ($$)

denied a motion for attorneys’ fees to a victorious trademark-infringement defendant, blasting the hookah wholesaler for a litigation strategy that he says wasted the court’s time and might have even been an indication of bad faith. Online hookah seller
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Canada] Redford tobacco-litigation probe not provided all relevant documents, report says

A CBC News investigation found the process which led to Alberta choosing a legal consortium to represent it in a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against the tobacco industry was manipulated. Former premier Alison Redford, who chose the consortium while just
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:18
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ARCHIVE: Chamber Targets Excessive Legal Fees: Files 21 FOIA Requests on Tobacco Settlements

filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests in 21 states today for all documents and contracts pertaining both to the hiring of outside counsel in tobacco litigation and to the size of the attorneys' fees and called on Congress to investigate the exc
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:32
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[Canada] Ethics expert says Redford conflict-of-interest case not ambiguous

An ethics expert shocked an all-party legislature committee on Wednesday when he used a tobacco litigation matter involving Premier Alison Redford as an example of a “clear-cut” case of conflict of interest. University of Manitoba professor Arthur Sc
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 20, 2013 00:39
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[Canada] Ethics investigation won't stall tobacco lawsuit, Alberta justice minister insists

Alberta’s justice minister says the province will keep pursuing a $10-billion lawsuit against the tobacco industry, despite calls from the Wildrose party to change how it handles the case in light of an ethics investigation.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jan 9, 2013 11:45
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[Louisiana] Atty's Claim For Fees After $242M Win Kept Alive ($$)

judge on Wednesday gave the green light to an attorney who alleges that a class action litigation group owes him nearly $7 million after winning a $242 million judgment against The American Tobacco Company, finding at least a portion of his claims were ti
Law360
added Mar 3, 2017 03:34
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[Canada] FOIP inquiry adjudicator calls for investigation of Alberta Justice

'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again / Report confirms Redford tobacco-litigation probe not provided all relevant documents
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2016 15:12
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[Alabama] First Gubernatorial Debate: Ethics Question IV

Governor Siegelman: I am telling the people of Alabama the money that I received was totally separate from any tobacco litigation whatsoever. I'm delighted that I filed that lawsuit...We're getting money for that tobacco lawsuit so that our seniors can ha
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Nov 3, 2014 10:42
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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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