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Florida ruling could force tobacco sector's hand in Engle cases

The ruling leaves cigarette companies with no option but to bring the due process argument back to the U.S. Supreme Court, which has refused to review the issue twice in the past year, lawyers said.
Thomson Reuters
added Mar 22, 2013 12:48
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight Engle Suits At US Supreme Court ($$)

members of the landmark class action were allowed to use findings from that case in their individual suits... filed 10 separate petitions for writs of certiorari in the cases that stemmed from the Florida Supreme Court's 2006 decision in Engle v. Liggett
Law360
added Apr 3, 2014 13:26
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[Louisiana] Smoking Cessation Trust: You Can Quit

In late 2011, the judgment in a 14 year old class action lawsuit entitled Scott v. American Tobacco Company became final. That judgment ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a statewide 10-year smoking cessation program to benefit more than 200,000 L
Smoking Cessation Trust
added Mar 30, 2013 15:27
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Trust established to help Louisiana residents stop smoking

In late 2011, the final judgment in a 14-year-old class action lawsuit (Scott v. American Tobacco Company) ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a 10-year statewide smoking cessation program. ... In 2012, the court-established and court-supervised S
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Mar 30, 2013 15:23
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[Florida] Justices Reject Big Tobacco Bid To Snuff Engle Progeny Suits ($$)

erving the ability of members of the landmark class action to use scathing findings from that case in their individual suits. The justices have never taken up a tobacco company’s appeal of any adverse ruling in the Engle progeny cases, which stem from th
Law360
added Jun 12, 2014 21:14
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EDITORIAL: Helping Louisiana smokers quit a deadly addiction: An editorial

New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jun 30, 2011 00:00
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[Louisiana] Smoking Treatment Center offering free cessation program

in 2011, the judgment in a 14 year old class action lawsuit, "Scott v. American Tobacco Company," became final...it ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a statewide 10-year smoking cessation program for Louisiana residents who smoked a cigarette befo
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Jul 13, 2016 14:14
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[Louisiana] Attorney alleges he was part of a class-action suit and deserves compensation

Donald J. Bernard filed a lawsuit … against The Scott Litigation Group over claims that the defendant breached its contractual and fiduciary obligations to him....executed a promissory note in the sum of $100,000 in favor of the Castano group and the grou
The Louisiana Record
added Feb 24, 2016 09:44
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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
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[Louisiana] High court undoes Scalia's pro-tobacco order

AP - Associated Press
added Jun 30, 2011 00:00
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