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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...
added Oct 7, 2014 16:31

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

[Canada] PASKEY: Tobacco is Alberta's biggest cancer killer - so what are we doing about it?

It makes more sense to tie bylaws to the most harm: and smoking, not pitbulls, or fast bikers, or unpicked-up dog poop, is a leading cause of harm. It would take political leadership to go hard at our number one cause of cancer death. Yes, it would.
Metro (ca)
added Jan 14, 2013 10:46

[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

VIDEO: Ethics Commissioner to investigate Alberta premier over $10B tobacco lawsuit

Alberta's Ethics Commissioner, Neil Wilkinson, has confirmed he will investigate Premier Alison Redford over a possible breach of the Conflict of Interest Act in relation to her role in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit contract being awarded to her ex-husban
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 8, 2013 01:34

[Canada] Ethics commissioner to investigate possible conflict of interest in 'Tobacco-gate'

Alberta’s Ethics Commissioner has confirmed he has begun to investigate a possible conflict of interest in choosing law firms to represent the province in a lawsuit against tobacco companies.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 8, 2013 11:39

[Canada] Alberta premier faces ethics probe over tobacco contract

Alberta's ethics commissioner is investigating whether Premier Alison Redford was in conflict of interest when she chose her ex-husband's law firm for a $10-billion tobacco lawsuit while she was justice minister.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 8, 2013 05:36
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[Canada] Alberta premier faces ethics probe over tobacco lawsuit conflict allegation

Alberta's ethics commissioner is investigating a conflict of interest allegation involving Premier Alison Redford over a government lawsuit filed against Big Tobacco. It's alleged that Redford awarded the lawsuit contract in 2011 to a group of law firms
Canadian Press
added Jan 8, 2013 01:13


I have commenced an investigation as you requested. The Member has been notified of my decision.
added Jan 8, 2013 02:01

[Illinois] City council pushes tobacco license fee increases back to April

Rockford City Council moved at its Dec. 17 meeting to delay the renewal date for tobacco licenses following complaints from retailers about a 1,141 percent increase in the annual fee.
Rock River (IL) Times
added Dec 20, 2012 01:08
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