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Referee Says DQ'd Attys Violated Fla. Bar Rules ($$)

A referee on Monday concluded that two attorneys who represented a group of flight attendants who had been part of a $300 million class settlement with tobacco companies violated Florida Bar rules when they worked on a suit against a medical research inst
Law360
added Jan 12, 2017 06:18
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THE FLORIDA BAR v. STEVEN KENT HUNTER and PHILLIP MAURICE GERSON: REPORT OF REFEREE (PDF)

the Referee respectfully recommends that Respondents be found guilty of violating Rule 4-1.7 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar and disciplined in the form of an admonishment. The Referee further recommends that pursuant to Rule 3-7.6(q) reasonable c
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 12, 2017 06:24
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Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

they’re asking the presiding judge, Circuit Judge Tim Fox of Little Rock, to decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund. The lawyers don’t ask for a specific amount in their payment petition fi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 7, 2017 02:15
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Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

The lawyers who secured a $45 million settlement for Arkansas Marlboro Lights smokers worked more than 15,000 hours...asking the presiding judge...to decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 6, 2017 19:29
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[Canada] NDP give update on tobacco industry lawsuit

Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley says the NDP government is pleased... The process around the Tory government’s decision to hire the International Tobacco Recovery Lawyers consortium as counsel on the case remains mired in controversy and under review, b
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jan 1, 2017 14:05
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[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
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[California] DOCKET for FORSYTH v MPAA, Dec 15-22, 2016

68 STIPULATION AND ORDER Re Defendant NATO Motion For Attorneys’ Fees. / Set/Reset Deadlines as to 66 MOTION for Attorney Fees . Motion Hearing previously set for 1/26/2017 Continued to 2/16/2017 at 01:30 PM in Courtroom 3, 17th Floor, San Francisco befor
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 23, 2016 01:44
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[Florida] Ex-Atty Charged In Fla. With Embezzling Bankruptcy Funds ($$)

Josiah Ewing Hutton Jr., 60, of Winter Haven, faces up to five...wrongdoing related to a client named Patricia Regan, who the documents said received the funds from a tobacco...
Law360
added Dec 20, 2016 17:19
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[Illinois] LOCAL CORRUPTION HITS CHICAGO, SUBURBS AND DOWNSTATE COMMUNITIES

The indictment charges Vrdolyak, who turns 79 next month, with impeding the IRS and tax evasion. He faces a maximum of eight years in prison for allegedly trying to help his co-defendant, attorney Daniel Soso of Alsip, dodge federal income taxes.
Illinois Policy
added Dec 5, 2016 22:38
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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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