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[Florida] DANIEL: Sanctions Law: A Litigation Frontier

The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
added Aug 6, 2018 22:14

[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

[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: STIPULATION AND ORDER, Dec 22, 2016

Upon reviewing the Court’s calendar, the parties also agreed that February 16, 2017, was the most mutually convenient available hearing date. . . . THE COURT FINDS GOOD CAUSE EXISTS FOR THE PARTIES’ STIPULATION AND ON THAT BASIS THE FOREGOING STIPULATIO
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 23, 2016 01:55

[Canada] Government of Alberta won't switch legal consortium in tobacco litigation case

Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley confirmed that she won't make any changes with regards to the legal consortium representing the province in a gigantic lawsuit against the industry of tobacco. Ganley has previously stated that she was in favor of
Lawyer Herald
added Apr 13, 2016 15:02

[Canada] Former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked relevant details in Redford tobacco lawsuit investigation

A former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked relevant information in his conflict-of-interest investigation into how Alison Redford awarded the province’s lawsuit against big tobacco companies, a new report has found.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:16

[Illinois] 'Vrdolyak again in feds' crosshairs — as 'Individual A' authorities say concealed tobacco deal payments

But Vrdolyak and Soso, 63, of Alsip, allegedly made a secret agreement with a third person to be paid “a portion of the attorney fees awarded in the tobacco lawsuit and concealed these agreements from the state of Illinois, the Illinois attorney general
Chicago Sun-Times
added May 31, 2015 07:32

THE 2015 AM LAW: 100 Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

The only other change in the top 16 firms involved Jones Day and Norton Rose Fulbright, which switched sixth and seventh places.
added Apr 28, 2015 07:41

[Louisiana] Fees of $1.29 million are approved by tobacco settlement board

Lawyers, financial advisers and underwriters will get paid $1.29 million to sell part of the settlement cigarette manufacturers have been paying Louisiana over the years. The Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp., the board that oversees the millions of do
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 10, 2015 02:29

[Canada] Redford furious over conflict of interest allegations on the tobacco lawsuit (video)

Here is a twelve minute excerpt from Wednesday's Question period where Wildrose opposition MLA's peppered the government with accusations over the awarding of the tobacco lawsuit contract to the Premier's former husband's law firm.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Nov 29, 2012 12:56

[North Dakota] Forum Fact Check: New ad targets Heitkamp’s ties to attorneys in Big Tobacco suit

To oversee the implementation and enforcement of the settlement in North Dakota, Heitkamp tapped John “Jack” McConnell, Jr. – a Rhode Island trial lawyer who worked for a South Carolina firm now known as Motley Rice. . . . In 2011 and again Thursday, He
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Aug 23, 2012 13:49
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