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[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

[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

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

[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

[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

[Florida] Appeals Court Orders New Trial for Tobacco Case That Produced $23.6B Verdict

The decision, published last Friday by Florida’s First District Court of Appeal, stemmed from Judge Terry Terrell’s denial of Reynolds’ motion for a new trial following an Escambia County Circuit Court jury’s $23.6 billion award to the widow of a Michael
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:22

[Florida] Appeals court orders new trial in landmark Reynolds Engle case where $23 billion had been awarded

Gary urged the Escambia County jury to “send a message to R.J. Reynolds and other big tobacco companies that will force them to stop putting the lives of innocent people in jeopardy.” “It is clear from the record that Robinson’s trial strategy was to ut
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 28, 2017 17:00

[Florida] Appeals Court Tosses $23 Billion Escambia County Tobacco Verdict

“It is clear from the record that Robinson’s trial strategy was to utterly vilify their opponent,” appeals-court Judge Thomas Winokur wrote, referring to the personal representative of the estate named in the lawsuit. “In addition to accusing opposing co (Walnut Hill, FL)
added Feb 28, 2017 16:59

Florida Appeals Panel Orders New Trial In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

panel on Feb. 24 found that the attorneys for a woman who sued a tobacco company for the death of her husband made improper comments during closing arguments that violated a judge’s order and ordered a new trial (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Cynthia Robin
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 28, 2017 06:51
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