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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.
Reuters
added Mar 3, 2017 20:54
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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] 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
Law360
added Mar 3, 2017 03:34
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Louisiana smoking rates remain high

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
WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:50
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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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[Europe] Microsoft Says RJR Ruling Bolsters Search Warrant Challenge

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
National Law Journal
added Jun 23, 2016 12:21
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[Louisiana] National Kick Butts Day Asks LA Teens To Share Quit Smoking Message

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
BizNewOrleans.com
added Mar 10, 2016 15:05
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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] LETTER: A resolution smokers should keep for life

the Smoking Cessation Trust — to benefit all Louisiana residents who smoked a cigarette before Sept. 1, 1988. Now, entering its fourth year of the program, the trust has registered more than 44,000 Louisianans...register at smokefreela.org for the new sm
Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Dec 29, 2015 22:02
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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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