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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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[Florida] Special Master Urges Court To Keep $9 Million Sanctions For Engle Cases ($$)

A special master in an investigation to determine whether two law firms filed frivolous Engle progeny lawsuits told a panel of federal judges in Florida on Jan. 12 that the firms deserve the $9 million sanctions the panel imposed against them, calling t
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:48
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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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[Canada] Cameron Hutchison: Questions at heart of high-priced ethics review could have been answered on the cheap

Next time, maybe the minister and her deputies should check their files before rushing off for a high-priced legal opinion on the taxpayers’ dime.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 07:26
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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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[Canada] Braid: Alberta hasn’t seen a political fight this fierce in years

The fiercest political rebellion in Alberta’s modern history may be stalled for now, but both sides know it’s far from over.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Dec 5, 2012 04:31
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[Louisiana, Texas] Baldwin law firm active in tobacco suit

Jury: Awards $590 million to those suing tobacco companies
Marshall (TX) News Messenger
added Jun 2, 2004 00:00
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[Illinois] Things may get even worse for ‘Fast Eddie’ Vrdolyak, lawyers hint

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak, 79, last November with a 19-page federal indictment that outlined his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vr
Chicago Sun-Times
added Apr 6, 2017 02:03
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