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[Illinois] Ex-Chicago Alderman Pleads Not Guilty To Hiding Atty Fees ($$)

Former Chicago Alderman Edward Vrdolyak appeared in Illinois federal court Tuesday to plead not guilty to charges he helped an attorney hide his cut of attorneys’ fees the pair received from a $9.3 billion settlement between the state of Illinois and seve
Law360
added Nov 24, 2016 15:08
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[Illinois] Former Ald. Vrdolyak pleads not guilty to tax charges

Former Chicago Ald. Edward Vrdolyak pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging he obstructed an IRS investigation into a secret deal he cut in the 1990s to pocket millions of dollars from the massive tobacco lawsuit settlement without doing any work.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 23, 2016 13:29
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[Florida] Judge Axes Boies Atty Sanctions Over Long Depostion ($$)

A Florida state judge nixed sanctions imposed against a Boies Schiller partner representing Philip Morris USA Inc. in a tobacco liability lawsuit who had argued that he wasn’t even present when the judge decided that sanctions were warranted.
Law360
added Nov 17, 2016 23:02
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[Illinois] Chicago's 'Fast Eddie' charged; case tied to tobacco deal

A former Chicago alderman nicknamed "Fast Eddie" for his adeptness at backroom dealing was offered tens of millions of dollars in legal fees stemming from a $9 billion tobacco settlement with Illinois even though he did no legal work on the landmark civi
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2016 18:21
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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] 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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[Florida] DUBINSKY vs. R.J. REYNOLDS, et. al.: PHILIP MORRIS USA’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER REQUIRING PHILIP MORRIS USA TO PAY FEES AND EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTINUED DEPOSITION OF DR. LEE SCHEINBART (PDF)

Plaintiff’s counsel has already used the Court’s ruling as a platform to disparage Mr. Suarez (and all of Defendants’ lawyers) publicly, accusing him of “egregious” and “unprofessional” behavior to reporters who published articles in two prominent trad
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 17, 2016 23:11
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[Canada] Wildrose alleges 'coverup' by Alberta Justice in tobacco-litigation FOIP inquiry

Access-to-information expert Vincent Gogolek says he has never seen behaviour in a freedom of information inquiry like that of Alberta Justice.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:24
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[Canada] FOIP commissioner orders investigation of Alberta Justice

Privacy commissioner Jill Clayton has ordered an investigation into the way Alberta Justice handled FOIP requests about the government's tobacco industry lawsuit.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 28, 2016 12:35
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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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