Headlines Tagged with ScottSuit — 150 headlines found
He stared down the seemingly invincible legal and financial power of Big Tobacco and helped win a landmark, $206-billion settlement with tobacco interests, including $4.4 million for Louisiana’s anti-smoking programs and Medicaid treatment reimbursements
Aug 13, 2018 Louisiana Weekly
added Aug 14, 2018 02:36
Carter was also one of the attorneys involved in a Louisiana lawsuit against tobacco companies. He represented the plaintiffs and helped secure smoking cessation programs for people in the state.
Aug 3, 2018 WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
The Smoking Cessation Trust was established to help fund cessation services for all Louisiana residents who smoked a cigarette prior to September 1, 1988. It was the result of a 14-year-long class action lawsuit Scott v. American Tobacco Co.
May 21, 2018 WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added May 22, 2018 15:45
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.
Mar 3, 2017 Reuters
added Mar 3, 2017 20:54
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.
Mar 2, 2017 Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 3, 2017 03:37
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
Mar 2, 2017 Law360
added Mar 3, 2017 03:34
Despite efforts to get people to quit smoking, Louisiana is still in the top five when it comes to the rate of smokers per capita... "No one else in the country has the smoking cessation trust," said Rogers. "We're the only ones that have that." The tru
Sep 21, 2016 WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:50
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
Jul 12, 2016 KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Jul 13, 2016 14:14
Microsoft Corp. seized on the decision to bolster its argument that the United States cannot enforce a search warrant for emails stored on a foreign computer. In a letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, a lawyer for Microsoft, E. Josh
Jun 21, 2016 National Law Journal
added Jun 23, 2016 12:21
The Smoking Cessation Trust, in conjunction with Greater New Orleans Louisiana Healthy Community Coalition (GNOHCC) members, will be sharing its quit smoking message at a Kick Butts Awareness event on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Delgado Community Colleg
Mar 9, 2016 BizNewOrleans.com
added Mar 10, 2016 15:05