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[Louisiana] Lawyer's claim for fees from $242 million tobacco case moves forward ($$)

A Nevada lawyer may move forward with a lawsuit claiming he is owed $6.72 million after he was cut out of his share of $114 million in attorneys' fees in a class action against major tobacco companies, a federal judge has ruled.
added Mar 3, 2017 20:54

[Pennsylvania] Pa. AG Wants More Resources For Tobacco Litigation ($$)

to litigate required payments under the 1998 tobacco master settlement...He said that research suggests that cigarettes are missing a required chemical additive that prevents them from combusting when not being smoked.
added Mar 3, 2017 20:47

Popularity of Vapes Draws Attention of Big Tobacco

The twist to vapes, as opposed to traditional cigarettes, is the fancy flavors in which they come. The devices run on a battery that heats a mixture of nicotine and liquid flavoring to produce a white, puffy cloud of vapor the user inhales. Two side note
JD Supra, LLC
added Mar 3, 2017 20:36

[New York] Condo owners' secondhand smoke issue draws huge response

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and even their apartment were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors’ patio. Some suggested legal measures:
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2017 13:05

[Louisiana] Bernard v. Scott Litigation Group: ORDER AND REASONS (PDF)

IT IS ORDERED that the Defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings with respect to Plaintiff’s claim for breach of fiduciary duty is GRANTED. The Plaintiff’s claim for breach of fiduciary duty is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 3, 2017 03:37

[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
added Mar 3, 2017 03:34

NOVAK: Jeff Sessions, Anti-Weed Crusader, Was a Shill For Big Tobacco

the tobacco industry helped get Jeff Sessions elected to the Senate in 1996. In fact, Session got a bit too much money from R. J. Reyonlds... “If we let them get by with this extortion of the tobacco industry, then they’ll start shaking down other industr
added Mar 2, 2017 05:39

[California] Trendsettah Nets $2.1M In Fees In Swisher Contract Row ($$)

A California federal judge on Monday awarded tobacco company Trendsettah USA Inc. $2.1 million in attorneys’ fees plus $939,000 in prejudgment interest in the wake of its antitrust and breach of contract suit against rival Swisher International Inc. that
added Mar 1, 2017 05:45

[New York, Virginia] Man Sentenced for Operating Credit Card Forgery Lab

Murray and his conspirators used these counterfeit cards to conduct unauthorized purchases of high-end electronics and cigarettes, which they then resold for cash in Hampton Roads and New York state.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Mar 2, 2017 18:31

[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $6 Million Tobacco Verdict for World War II Veterans Widow

Jurors found that Malcolm Fox, 82, was addicted to R.J. Reynolds’ cigarettes containing nicotine. His addiction caused his coronary artery disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Lawyers representing his widow, Blanche Fox, successfully argued
KTRE_TV (Lufkin, TX)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:14
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