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Atty's Claim For Fees After $242M Win Kept Alive

Law360, New York (March 2, 2017, 7:22 PM EST) -- A Louisiana federal 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 timely filed and sufficiently pled.

Attorney Donald Bernard had accused the so-called Scott Litigation Group — a group of roughly 14 firms that collectively won the case of Gloria Scott v. The American Tobacco Co. back in 2011 — of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Bernard v. Scott Litigation Group

Case Number



Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Susie Morgan

Date Filed

February 16, 2016

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